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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: 63,394
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


Mar 3, 2015 Melissa Harper
Mar 3, 2015 Paula Eaton
Mar 3, 2015 Rene Croteau
Mar 3, 2015 Christine MacMurray My mother was born in Canada and we visit often. I love Canada. But I have always been ashamed of the bloody slaughter of innocent seals. I have seen pictures many times. How can you allow this cruel atrocity to continue?
Mar 3, 2015 Andrea Souders 17601
Mar 3, 2015 Debbie Harris
Mar 3, 2015 Andrew Williams
Mar 3, 2015 Heather Henderson
Mar 2, 2015 Anne Immelnut Barbaric!
Mar 2, 2015 Rick Thomason
Mar 2, 2015 Jill Tarleton
Mar 2, 2015 BC Stock
Mar 2, 2015 Michelle Cooper
Mar 2, 2015 dalila orellana
Mar 2, 2015 Alexandra Liebster
Mar 2, 2015 Miriah Rodman
Mar 2, 2015 Lisa May Reynolds
Mar 2, 2015 Teresa Russo The fishermen who slaughter the seals are not relying on seal hunting as their sole income. The baby seal's skins are used for fashion, and are not necessary. There is no excuse for this horrible cruelty.
Mar 2, 2015 CHristina Mendoza
Mar 1, 2015 Karen Tangorra
Mar 1, 2015 (Name not displayed) Please stop the cruel slaughtering of baby seals. It is a very inhumane thing to do. To slaughter an innocent animal so someone can buy a garment made with their pelt. It is all about the mighty dollar. Shame on you!!!
Mar 1, 2015 Suzanne Twohig after all these years we are still allowing hunters to slaughter an animal that cannot protect itself . Hunters you should be ashamed not proud of your trophy
Mar 1, 2015 Christina Astahova
Mar 1, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 28, 2015 Michael Ramirez
Feb 28, 2015 Carol Marsh
Feb 28, 2015 Lynn Pacifico
Feb 28, 2015 nadine hanssens
Feb 27, 2015 Kathy Olson
Feb 27, 2015 johnnie thompson
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

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