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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: 62,143
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


Oct 25, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 25, 2014 John Frankish
Oct 25, 2014 Sheryl Greenhouse
Oct 25, 2014 anna morozova
Oct 25, 2014 Marilda Spehar
Oct 25, 2014 Tania Llewellyn
Oct 24, 2014 eugenia capetillo
Oct 24, 2014 GEORGE Jorandos
Oct 24, 2014 Susannah Martin
Oct 24, 2014 Libba HaLavey
Oct 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 24, 2014 Patricia Burgert
Oct 24, 2014 Michelle Cook
Oct 24, 2014 Anna Teuma
Oct 24, 2014 Kevin Rodriguez
Oct 24, 2014 Gabriele Kaulich
Oct 24, 2014 Robin Nowak
Oct 24, 2014 Beverly Crawford
Oct 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 24, 2014 Christian Wegenschimmel
Oct 24, 2014 Sandra Sherman
Oct 24, 2014 Marti May
Oct 23, 2014 Emily Schmidt
Oct 23, 2014 Shyanne Levesque
Oct 23, 2014 Nina Røstad
Oct 23, 2014 alenka soban
Oct 23, 2014 Sukran Kirtis
Oct 23, 2014 Donna Oertel
Oct 22, 2014 zoe amroun
Oct 22, 2014 Jaedra Luke
Oct 22, 2014 Judy Spaulding
Oct 22, 2014 Clarette Wenta
Oct 22, 2014 Kim Smith
Oct 22, 2014 Laura Atiyeh
Oct 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 22, 2014 paige irish
Oct 22, 2014 Frances Lepori What's the matter with your country? Seals being slaughtered needlessly? PMU Farms? Yikes. Your country is beautiful, and your actions should mirror that beauty so your citizens can be proud. This behavior is shameful.
Oct 22, 2014 Jennifer Studer
Oct 22, 2014 Drusilla Winters
Oct 22, 2014 Ulli Widra
Oct 21, 2014 Marika Knyazeva
Oct 21, 2014 Patrick Seery
Oct 21, 2014 Brian Mahon
Oct 21, 2014 Andrea Jensen
Oct 21, 2014 Julia Petersen
Oct 20, 2014 Julie Witkoff
Oct 20, 2014 Megan Garofalo It is an absolute horror that this cruelty is still allowed to continue!
Oct 20, 2014 Nicola Holzwarth
Oct 20, 2014 Monica Antonio
Oct 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)

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