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Activists ask American Express to sever ties with SeaWorld

Now that a partnership between SeaWorld and Southwest Airlines is ending, animal rights activists have their eyes on another corporation that does business with the theme park company: American Express. A new petition on asks American Express to sever ties with SeaWorld. Earlier this year SeaWorld announced it had entered into a multi-year partnership with American Express, making it the official card of SeaWorld. A similar petition on had targeted Southwest Airlines. The two companies recently said they were ending a 26-year partnership because of "shifting priorities." Activists have been targeting SeaWorld because of controversy over its captive...