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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: 63,364
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


Feb 27, 2015 T.A. Draper
Feb 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 27, 2015 (Name not displayed) This is horrifying.
Feb 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 27, 2015 Cathy Harker
Feb 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 27, 2015 Joanne Thompson
Feb 27, 2015 Petra Stadtmueller
Feb 26, 2015 Cynthia Lantz
Feb 26, 2015 lena fribing
Feb 26, 2015 Maude Colley
Feb 26, 2015 c c
Feb 26, 2015 Päivi Kouhi
Feb 26, 2015 David Lund
Feb 26, 2015 Robin Giddings
Feb 25, 2015 Nada Aleksic
Feb 25, 2015 Janet Martucci THIS NIGHTMARE HAS TO END, AND I PRAY IT'S SOON. WHAT A BUNCH OF BARBARIANS!
Feb 25, 2015 autumn hirthe
Feb 25, 2015 Olga Korshunova
Feb 25, 2015 Kelly Lane Please stop the slaughter of these innocent creatures
Feb 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 25, 2015 Barbara Negron
Feb 25, 2015 Beth Blagg It's unbelievable this is still going on. How many more years of petitions will we have to sign?
Feb 25, 2015 Marie Engel
Feb 25, 2015 Ruby Todd
Feb 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 25, 2015 Anne Siesener-Torres
Feb 25, 2015 Ian Bonner
Feb 25, 2015 Jeanne Horton
Feb 24, 2015 Gabrielle Bueno
Feb 24, 2015 Regina Ferrell
Feb 24, 2015 Michael Connors
Feb 24, 2015 Alana Corral
Feb 24, 2015 Evette Mumford
Feb 24, 2015 Jannie Irene Hansen
Feb 23, 2015 Martina Dietl
Feb 23, 2015 Susanne Ketner
Feb 23, 2015 Louis Steinwedel I still cannot understand how this barbaric practice is continued in the supposedly civilized nation of Canada. Somewhere, there is a dark place in the Canadian soul.
Feb 23, 2015 Arlin Moya
Feb 23, 2015 Carolyn Ahrns
Feb 22, 2015 Anna-Maria Bell
Feb 22, 2015 Melissa Baker
Feb 22, 2015 (Name not displayed) Please Save The Seals!! They Are Gods Creations!! They Don't Deserve This!! We Are Their Voices!! Please Share!!
Feb 22, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 22, 2015 Betty Blackburn
Feb 22, 2015 Patricia Caiazza This murder has got to stop. I wld be out there killing people who are doing this out right horrible thing. They desearve to die themselves...
Feb 22, 2015 Kevin Brown
Feb 22, 2015 marlynn dearborn this is so sick. why are people doing shit like this. STOP it.
Feb 22, 2015 thom svec
Feb 22, 2015 Erika Schiegg

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