Florida Orca Protection Act – Resources

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is compiling resources and reference information that can help you rally support for the Florida Orca Protection Act.

Talking Points

While you’re rallying support for the Florida Orca Protection Act, some fellow Floridians may have some questions and the Act and about SeaWorld. Be prepared by reviewing these talking points that can help you explain why this legislation is so important.

Killer Controversy


Read Killer Controversy – Why Orcas Should No Longer Be Kept in Captivity

by Naomi A. Rose, Ph.D

Florida Orca Protection Act (HB 1305)

Full text of HB 1305 as filed on Jan. 5, 2018

Orca Protection in the News

Advocates push orca breeding law as SeaWorld’s policy appears murky,” Tampa Bay Times, Dec. 18, 2017

Is Florida ready to retire SeaWorld’s killer whales?” Creative Loafing Tampa, Dec. 1, 2017

Contact Your Representative

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is asking Florida residents to contact their representatives in both the Florida House and Senate to demand protection for orcas as a 2018 legislative priority.


Take Action

FLORIDA: Act now – tell your representatives that protection for orcas is important for Floridians and to support HB 1305.

Spread the Word

Social media can be a powerful tool. Use it to encourage Florida residents to spread the word and contact their state representatives in support of the Florida Orca Protection Act. Download share graphics and use our sample language to show your support.

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