Shares of SeaWorld (NYSE:SEAS) sank as much as 7% on Friday amid concerns about proposed legislation that would prohibit the theme park from using orcas in its San Diego shows.The proposed law out of California was inspired by the documentary "Blackfish," which raised concerns about unsafe working conditions for trainers working with SeaWorld orcas.A spokesperson for California State Assemblyman Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, confirmed the lawmaker is set to introduce legislation that would make it illegal to "hold in captivity, or use, a wild-caught or captive-bred orca for performance or entertainment purposes."The proposed legislation would not ban orcas entirely, the Bloom spokesperson said. Published reports indicate the law would allow parks to put orcas on exhibit in aquarium settings, but not for performance or entertainment purposes."Assembly member Bloom is introducing legislation that will improve the welfare of captive orcas and ensure trainer and handler safety," the spoke...
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