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Marineland owner threatens to kill activist, then sues him for $1.5 million

Marineland owner threatens to kill activist, then sues him for $1.5 million

On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, I speak with Mike Garrett, an anti-captivity activist who has been dealt a $1.5-million lawsuit by Marineland.

This comes a few weeks after Marineland owner John Holer was caught on tape threatening to kill Garrett while Garrett was leafleting on public property by Marineland's exit.

Garrett maintains this is another Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation -- a SLAPP suit -- that Marineland is employing to silence and intimidate activists who have mobilized against the park.

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