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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: 64,167
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


Apr 27, 2015 julie speck
Apr 27, 2015 linda wouters
Apr 27, 2015 Deborah` Summerville
Apr 27, 2015 Jaci Wrana
Apr 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 27, 2015 Brandy Hector
Apr 27, 2015 Lauren Feather
Apr 27, 2015 Alice Schewene
Apr 26, 2015 Fernando Alonso Quiros Nuñez
Apr 26, 2015 christina estridge
Apr 26, 2015 Jantien Bethlehem
Apr 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 25, 2015 Leanne Primrose-Brown
Apr 25, 2015 Anne-Marie Piet
Apr 25, 2015 Cecelia Mondoc Why hasn't this been stopped yet? It needs to end now. People involved with this should be severely punished to discourage any future involvement.
Apr 25, 2015 heather taheny
Apr 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 24, 2015 MARTHA RODRIGUEZ
Apr 24, 2015 Rose Williams
Apr 24, 2015 Sandy Intarasut
Apr 24, 2015 Valeria Anahi
Apr 24, 2015 Natalie Beatty
Apr 24, 2015 Rhonda Banks
Apr 24, 2015 Debra Jordan
Apr 24, 2015 Brenda Raus
Apr 24, 2015 Nicholette Ronga
Apr 24, 2015 Sandy Seven
Apr 24, 2015 Kevin McGinnis
Apr 24, 2015 John Vincent
Apr 24, 2015 Jala Farquhar
Apr 24, 2015 sveta shelekhova
Apr 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 24, 2015 Shubhangi Jain
Apr 24, 2015 Elodie Rodriguez
Apr 24, 2015 Branka Novaković
Apr 24, 2015 Jackie Childress
Apr 24, 2015 Robert Frank
Apr 23, 2015 Detelina Guecheva
Apr 23, 2015 Юлия Сазонова
Apr 23, 2015 devinda fernando
Apr 23, 2015 Wiley McCarthy
Apr 23, 2015 Sarah Kwan This disgusts me. As a Canadian, I cannot believe our country still allows such an inhumane slaughter of defenseless seal pups. Who even wears seal fur!? It is a dying market and there is NO need for this sickening act to continue.
Apr 23, 2015 Christine OBrien
Apr 23, 2015 Maureen Kenney
Apr 23, 2015 sherry walling
Apr 23, 2015 Diane Hagerty
Apr 23, 2015 Donna Wilson
Apr 23, 2015 L K
Apr 23, 2015 Sondra Boss
Apr 23, 2015 (Name not displayed) Please stop the killing of these innocent seals. We are all important, every life including the seals you are allowing to be murdered.

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