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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: 64,636
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


Jul 6, 2015 Kathy Aprile
Jul 6, 2015 Melissa Walley
Jul 6, 2015 Morgan Nitschke
Jul 6, 2015 lennart blomqvist
Jul 6, 2015 DeeDee Riechel
Jul 6, 2015 A.M.M. Becker
Jul 5, 2015 Robbie Ferm
Jul 5, 2015 Dana Wishengrad
Jul 5, 2015 lori lusk
Jul 5, 2015 Denise Johnson
Jul 5, 2015 Marilyn Mahoney
Jul 5, 2015 Lynn Gilliat
Jul 4, 2015 Negina Khudyakova
Jul 4, 2015 Gisela Marsari
Jul 4, 2015 Mandy Korall
Jul 4, 2015 nadya grey
Jul 3, 2015 Barbara Clarke
Jul 3, 2015 Sandra Peek
Jul 3, 2015 Robert Schors
Jul 3, 2015 marie jose bontempi
Jul 3, 2015 Debra Annett
Jul 3, 2015 marian selim
Jul 3, 2015 Haley Norriss
Jul 3, 2015 Cynthia Keith
Jul 3, 2015 Linda Lyles
Jul 2, 2015 Melissa Perona
Jul 2, 2015 karen Velthaus
Jul 2, 2015 Andrea Giza-O'Neill
Jul 1, 2015 Jim Aldrich
Jul 1, 2015 (Name not displayed) Stop killing the poor animals, I know that the petition concerns Thelen, but other animals also deserve life!
Jul 1, 2015 rick mayberry
Jul 1, 2015 Alicia Watson
Jul 1, 2015 Kelli Lysz
Jul 1, 2015 Paul Hatarik
Jun 30, 2015 AURORE Talloen
Jun 30, 2015 Pauline Seymour
Jun 30, 2015 LAVINIA GABRIELA
Jun 29, 2015 Roberto Cipolla
Jun 29, 2015 Majbritt Engbo Nielsen
Jun 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jun 28, 2015 renae nowicki
Jun 28, 2015 heather cornwell
Jun 28, 2015 Ellen Baker
Jun 28, 2015 Alice Lavrenko
Jun 28, 2015 ELENA ATHAN
Jun 27, 2015 miyo yamada
Jun 27, 2015 Debbie Bunn Stop the killing of our seals. Please
Jun 27, 2015 Keith Wilkinson
Jun 27, 2015 Dorothy Labi
Jun 27, 2015 Deborah West

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