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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: 63,036
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 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 ISABELLA MENARELLO
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)
Jan 22, 2015 emilio leone
Jan 22, 2015 patricia gately Hey Prime Minister Harper.. STOP THIS SEAL HUNT NOW ! How would YOU and your family like to be hunted for YOUR skin ? Have compassion !
Jan 22, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 22, 2015 Iris Reinhard
Jan 22, 2015 Elaine Goodrich I have been petitioning against this since the 1970s. It disgusts me that it has continued.
Jan 22, 2015 Sarah Rosenberg stop it
Jan 22, 2015 Gloria Hackwith
Jan 21, 2015 Hilde Stein
Jan 21, 2015 Katherine Popiel
Jan 21, 2015 Barbara Bruce
Jan 21, 2015 Katherine Weesner
Jan 21, 2015 Mary Wingard
Jan 21, 2015 caroline struck
Jan 21, 2015 Irina Kosova
Jan 20, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 20, 2015 Eileen Wolkowitz
Jan 20, 2015 Karen Klein
Jan 20, 2015 silke kraus
Jan 20, 2015 Catherine Carney-Feldman
Jan 20, 2015 Elizaveta Savina
Jan 20, 2015 John LaFrance
Jan 20, 2015 Silvina Ares
Jan 20, 2015 Maria Domogatckaia
Jan 20, 2015 Heather Charley

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