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On 9/19/2014, we mailed 61,283 signatures to Prime Minister Harper showing your support for the end to the seal hunts. While we await a response, please continue to sign and share this petition to advocate for innocent seals.
Goal: 75,000 Progress: 63,060
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

In recent years, hundreds of thousands of Canada's seals have been killed in annual "seal hunts". The hunters beat helpless baby seals to death with clubs. The fishermen who perform these hunts make an average of one-twentieth of their incomes from seal hunting — this is not their livelihood.

The hunt starts again every April. We cannot allow this savage cruelty to continue. Sign the petition below telling Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to put an end to Canada's seal massacre.

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Dear Prime Minister Harper:

I am outraged at Canada's bloody commercial slaughter of innocent seals. Each year, these precious creatures fall prey to the hands of selfish hunters—fisherman who use rifles and clubs to beat and kill seals. Baby seals are often the first to be targeted.

It's bad enough that seals are facing new challenges with global warming depleting their environment and food resources. The seal population is suffering greatly as a result of climate change, yet Canadian seal hunters pay no mind and forge ahead with their inhumane and savage attacks.

What's worse is that seals are being killed mainly so that their pelts can be sold to fashion houses. The fishermen who perform these hunts make an average of one-twentieth of their incomes from seal hunting—this is not their livelihood, and they have no regard for the future of the seals or what their actions could mean for the future of our planet.

We have a responsibility to take care of our environment and the creatures that inhabit it. The Canadian seal slaughter demonstrates some of the most environmentally unsustainable and blatantly inhumane actions imaginable. We cannot allow this savage practice to continue. Please take the necessary steps to ensure this barbaric hunt comes to a halt, permanently.

Petition Signatures

Jan 27, 2015 Donnell Brake
Jan 27, 2015 Kathi Brown
Jan 27, 2015 Kitty Araiyama
Jan 27, 2015 Debra Cassiero
Jan 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 26, 2015 EUGENIA MIXON
Jan 26, 2015 mirella parmigiani
Jan 26, 2015 Aysenur Çömlekci
Jan 26, 2015 Linda Bachmanek The world is watching, and they are disgusted.
Jan 26, 2015 james flanagan
Jan 26, 2015 elisabetta moroni
Jan 26, 2015 Angelina Melnikova
Jan 26, 2015 Tatyana Kihteva
Jan 26, 2015 Suzanne Wilstam
Jan 25, 2015 Tamara Thompson People who wear fur should be ashamed. We have come a long way from the days we needed to wear any animal for clothes. These people should be ashamed.
Jan 25, 2015 Barbara Gladfelter
Jan 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 25, 2015 Nurit Dagan
Jan 25, 2015 DIANE MULHERN
Jan 25, 2015 Leslie Low
Jan 25, 2015 sandye gier
Jan 25, 2015 Barbara Bila
Jan 25, 2015 Tyrrell Mendis
Jan 24, 2015 carina bergdahl
Jan 24, 2015 tanya tyhnyuk
Jan 24, 2015 Carol P
Jan 24, 2015 Isabella Keller
Jan 24, 2015 Angie Merriam
Jan 23, 2015 petra flor I ask you to stop this barbaric behavior and have the courage to do what is right for our country. Let's be a real leader and show the world that we protect and do not destroy everything in our path for the sake of the almighty dollar.
Jan 23, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 23, 2015 Claudia Danos
Jan 23, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 23, 2015 Carol Lake
Jan 23, 2015 Cameron Pierce
Jan 23, 2015 Valeria Spada
Jan 23, 2015 Debra Walstad
Jan 23, 2015 Amy Hightower
Jan 23, 2015 Barbara Standing
Jan 23, 2015 Anna Di Marino
Jan 23, 2015 Anja Möller
Jan 23, 2015 david williams
Jan 23, 2015 Elizabeth Stephens
Jan 23, 2015 Julia Vallely
Jan 23, 2015 Catherine Lee
Jan 23, 2015 John Collings
Jan 23, 2015 gainanova rezeda
Jan 22, 2015 (Name not displayed)

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