Balto Seafood Restaurant Spat With PETA Has Helped Business

Late last summer, People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) initiated an anti-seafood billboard campaign in Baltimore, Maryland. One of their advertisements ended up near Jimmy’s Famous Seafood drawing the ire of its owner, John Minadakis. Minadakis hit back with a billboard advertisement of his own and even took to Twitter…

The War Over Iceland’s Commercial Whaling

Iceland is one of two countries that does not recognize International Whaling Commission’s ban on whaling and where commercial whaling is legal. Consequently, environmentalists with the Sea Shepherd terrorist group are making it a point to try to shut down Iceland’s whaling industry which is centuries old. Below is an ABC Nightline report on the…

Baltimore Seafood Restaurant Slams PETA on Twitter

In light of PETA upping the ante on its billboard campaign against Jimmy’s Famous Seafood, the restaurant has changed venues and is taking its campaign to Twitter. The whole controversy started when the human hate group put up a billboard near the Baltimore docks condemning eating seafood and urging people to eat vegan food instead.…

Environmentalists Use Fishing Monitors to Shut Down Commercial Fishing

Despite Congressional funding, a long standing dispute involving environmentalists and commercial fishermen over fishing monitors will continue. The dispute is over how the monitors should be paid for. Environmentalists say the fishing industry should foot the bill, while fishermen want the taxpayers to do so. On the surface it sounds like a fight over subsidies…