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04/26/13: Earlier this week, the European Union's General Court upheld the EU ban on the commercial trade of seal products. The victory comes just before the World Trade Organizations hosts a second round of hearings to determine the legality of the ban according to international trade rules. The EU ban demonstrates the general lack of demand for seal products and denies one more market to an already collapsing industry. Continue to call on Canada to end this cruel and unnecessary practice.
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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


Aug 22, 2014 Julie Benger
Aug 22, 2014 Raquel Candanedo-Luciano
Aug 22, 2014 Maureen Shebib
Aug 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 22, 2014 Shinobu Fukushima
Aug 22, 2014 Peggy Hollenbach
Aug 22, 2014 Candace Unzueta PEOPLE THAT ARE HUNTING AND MURDERING THESE BABY SEALS ARE THE " LOWEST FORM OF LIFE!!!!!" YOU ALL NEED TO BE PROSECUTED AND PUT BEHIND BARS FOR LIFE!
Aug 22, 2014 Karlene Cummins
Aug 22, 2014 Michael Grunblatt
Aug 22, 2014 Giacomo Tomei 55045
Aug 22, 2014 Crystal Hill
Aug 22, 2014 Leila Mojab
Aug 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 22, 2014 Andrea Barber
Aug 22, 2014 Shelley Valadez How can you justify the endless slaughter of seals in this day and age? Please stop this cruel and unnecessary practice.. Shelley Valadez
Aug 22, 2014 Kim Foster
Aug 22, 2014 Amy Eckart I'm am pleading with you to please put an end to the slaughter of the seals. The hunting of these beautiful creatures is so cruel and inhumane.
Aug 22, 2014 jill Reda
Aug 22, 2014 Carol Altermatt
Aug 22, 2014 katz ro
Aug 22, 2014 Maria Nadel
Aug 22, 2014 dr bresard http://sereenity.blog.fr http://bioveto.blog.fr
Aug 22, 2014 Lizethe Proano
Aug 22, 2014 Suzanne Warthen
Aug 22, 2014 Jo Collins
Aug 21, 2014 Ida Fedik
Aug 21, 2014 Emma Spires
Aug 21, 2014 cathy hale
Aug 21, 2014 Heather Grimmer
Aug 21, 2014 michele archbold
Aug 21, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 21, 2014 Tammy Engelbach
Aug 21, 2014 Doreen Sevilla
Aug 21, 2014 Sheryl Conerly
Aug 20, 2014 Tess Sotirakos
Aug 20, 2014 Maria Arranz
Aug 20, 2014 Holly Kasten
Aug 20, 2014 tonya jones
Aug 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 20, 2014 (Name not displayed) This is so horrible! Baby seals are terrified and vulnerable to these attacks not to mention this trade doesn't even provide much money as commercial fishing which is the main source of income. These poor seals can't even LIVE because they're being HUNTED
Aug 20, 2014 Gee Mitchell Enough already! Warmer clothing is made without the slaughter of these animals. . .and their habitat is in danger anyhow. Stop the killing! PLEASE!
Aug 20, 2014 Ruth Goldschmidt
Aug 20, 2014 Char Cook
Aug 20, 2014 Carly Mozsny It's in the name... Human - Human(e) Which is not what seal hunting is!
Aug 20, 2014 Kathleen Zetes
Aug 20, 2014 s m
Aug 20, 2014 Tracey Booth This is apalling and so cruel. Please may it stop!
Aug 20, 2014 Sophe Stine I'm so shocked that this horror continues.
Aug 20, 2014 Evi Meuris
Aug 20, 2014 Linda Prandi

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