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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: 100,000 Progress: 72,256
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 Justin Trudeau to put an end to Canada's seal massacre.

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Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

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 13, 2018 Victoria Bender
Aug 13, 2018 Michele Symington
Aug 13, 2018 Iris López
Aug 13, 2018 Karen Beckner
Aug 13, 2018 kelly white
Aug 13, 2018 Ursula Bayer
Aug 13, 2018 janna murphy
Aug 13, 2018 Lynne Burnell
Aug 13, 2018 Joseph Ambat
Aug 13, 2018 Angela Abbassi
Aug 13, 2018 Jill Johnson
Aug 13, 2018 Megan Pratt
Aug 12, 2018 Sandy Norris
Aug 10, 2018 graciela somma
Aug 8, 2018 Michael Crowden
Aug 7, 2018 Sandra Backelund
Aug 5, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Aug 5, 2018 lorri MacQueen
Aug 5, 2018 Nicole Casper
Aug 5, 2018 Melissa Shinneman
Aug 5, 2018 Margaret Hayes
Aug 5, 2018 Jane Brownlow
Aug 4, 2018 Sisko Jyrälä
Aug 4, 2018 Evgenia Bludenova
Aug 3, 2018 julie Alicea
Aug 3, 2018 Anita Sutton
Aug 3, 2018 Lynn Brender
Aug 3, 2018 Dana Barry
Aug 3, 2018 Margarida Valadao
Aug 2, 2018 Ann Ohme
Aug 2, 2018 Renate Letrent
Aug 2, 2018 Janine Janvier
Aug 2, 2018 Isabel Figueiras
Aug 2, 2018 Marcello Contini
Aug 2, 2018 DEB PADOVANO
Aug 2, 2018 Pamela Clark
Aug 2, 2018 Stephen Speirs
Aug 2, 2018 Heidi Mugrauer Stop killing seals its monsterous leave them alone
Aug 2, 2018 Sue Lindley
Aug 2, 2018 Beverly Parker
Aug 2, 2018 Paulette Tipper
Aug 2, 2018 Timothy Barrett This needs to stop. NOW!
Aug 2, 2018 Linda Willis
Aug 2, 2018 Rebecca Kellerman
Aug 1, 2018 Marilyn Miravalles
Aug 1, 2018 Patrizia Cordoni
Jul 31, 2018 Deborah Kerns
Jul 30, 2018 Mary Schannach
Jul 30, 2018 Pam Freilich
Jul 29, 2018 Christian KIEFFER

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