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End Canada's Commercial Seal Hunt ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, habitat, protection, killing, wildanimals, wildlife )

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Tell Canada that the seal hunt must end and that you will defend your right to say 'no' to cruelty.

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 6:42 am
Signed, thank you.

Joe R. (190)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 6:47 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Michael Barth (43)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 7:03 am
Noted and signed. Thanks for sharing this and the other great news stories that you post.

Birgitta S. (202)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 7:45 am
TY -done

Thomas P. (449)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 8:32 am
Noted and signed.

Lisa Neste (771)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 8:47 am
Thank you for taking action
to protect seals.

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 9:02 am
Noted and signed.

Sue H. (6)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 9:04 am
I've been signing these petitions for 12 years and they haven't listened yet. Noted and signed again.

Constance F. (418)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 9:09 am
Thank you !
Thank you for taking action
to protect seals.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 10:16 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 11:06 am
Thank you for taking action
to protect seals.
TU Cher

Tamara Hayes (185)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 11:09 am
Noted, signed, twittered, and shared via fb and google. Thanks Cher

Stuart Thomas (503)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 11:39 am
Noted, signed, and submitted. Thank you Cher.

This cruel practice continues despite my (and others) signing petition after petition about it.

Ruth M. (235)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:27 pm
Signed let's hope they will finally end this terrible slaughter!!!!

Barbara Goheen (0)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:31 pm

Dan S. (9)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:42 pm
Signed and shared. Thanks Cher!

Marliese B. (69)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:48 pm
Very sadly noted, signed and shared on facebook :((((

Stephanie Gandon (18)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:52 pm
Signed and shared. Thanks

Paul Carter Block (28)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:55 pm
The photograph at the top of the article is one of the most horrifying that I can imagine. There are two deeply contrasting poses: one is the infant seal whose life has been so short that it has not learned yet to distrust the biped on whom he fixes his gentle gaze and the man who will casually end that life without any twinge of remorse. It is utterly vile and a betrayal of innocent trust.
We all wish it would end. Unfortunately, the Canadian fishing lobby is very powerful and, if they can blame the seals for plummeting fish stocks, Harper's government will not readily end the slaughter. At the same time, of course, there is the growing and very lucrative market in animal parts to supply China's (yes, them again) demand for its bullshit medicine. The killing will end when there is nothing left to kill.

michelle t. (41)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:55 pm

Gloria picchetti (310)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 1:04 pm

Debbie Williamson (322)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 1:15 pm
Signed. pray it helps.

Petra M. (260)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 1:26 pm
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted...

Sergio Padilla (63)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 1:28 pm
Done before

Emma S. (240)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 1:45 pm
Done! Thanks, Cher.

. (0)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 1:54 pm
What could have been going through that man's head as the club killed that seal? Perhaps, "I was only doing my job"? Well, that;s the same line the Nazi's took took defend their actions. Nobody forced a club into that man's hands. Only a person with a dark, twisted side to his nature could perform such an act.

Vladimir Buchband (50)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 1:59 pm
Shame on Canada for it stupid support of animal cruelty.

Ann P. (17)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 2:02 pm
Noted & signed. Heartbreaking. There is something seriously disturbing about the morons that participate in this barbaric act. L♥ve ☮ Peace.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 2:13 pm
s / n

valda p. (13)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 2:43 pm
signed Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things -man will not himself find -peace.Albert Schweitzer.

David Menard (43)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:00 pm

Kathleen R. (138)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:18 pm
signed & noted

Irene Leggett (0)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:20 pm
Another shameful act of inhumanity inflicted onto innocent animals, and to sell the animal skins and body parts to China??? A marriage made in hell, two countries who so obviously have no compassion, no empathy and certainly no moral ethics whatsoever.

Shirley B. (5)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:24 pm
The same petition year after year and it still goes on. Signed.

desanka s. (420)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:29 pm
Signed to end Canada’s seal hunt. TY Cher!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:37 pm
gladly signed

Rockney V. (3)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:47 pm
I have been "fighting this" since I was a teenager - let's just say that was many year's ago.
I agree with Paul Carter.
IThis is sick, barbaric, inhumane.
I cannot understand how anyone can look into those innocent eye's and then commit such a heinous act.
God Blessed us with these creature to love, enjoy care for and to protect. Not turn them into fur coats !!!

Rockney V. (3)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:49 pm
I forgot . . . .yes I signed it - again. I will continue to do what i can until this is stopped once and for all !

Robert Tomlinson (62)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 3:52 pm
I have signed a number of petitions to end this horrible brutal murder of Seals.

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 4:48 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks, Cher.

Kay M. (347)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 5:07 pm

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 5:50 pm
Signed. Cruel, cruel Canadians/

Michelle Roesch (5)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 7:04 pm
signed & noted

Russie C. (4)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 7:31 pm
signed. How sick a person must be to kill a helpless seal that has no way to
get away from them, just plain cruelty, hope they get paid back someday in

. (7)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 8:03 pm
Signed, very sickning, just horrific!

Romila Lal (9)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 8:12 pm

Michael L. (2)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 8:50 pm
Noted, signed, and submitted. Thank you Cher.

This murderous barbaric practice continues despite signing petitions after petitions.

Harshita Sharma (137)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 9:15 pm

Julie E. (422)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 9:39 pm
Noted, signed, tweeted, and shared.

This is so heartbreaking...

irene davis (74)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 9:44 pm
note & signed.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 10:07 pm
Noted and signed - can't even comment on this barbaric cruelty.

Judy C. (102)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 10:33 pm
Signed. Thanks Cher.

wayne hall (3)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 10:59 pm
I will keep signing until something is done about this barbaric cruelty, thanks for posting.

Ludger W. (71)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 11:35 pm

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 11:54 pm
Signed and noted thanks

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:23 am

Christine Stewart (134)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:23 am

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:39 am
Thank you for taking action
to protect seals. Please encourage your family and friends to speak out against
the seal hunt also.

Signed. Thanks.

Danuta Watola (1264)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:03 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:44 am
noted + signed

Julia R. (295)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 2:25 am
Signed & Shared! This archaic and barbaric seal hunt which has been heinously cruel to seals and very unflattering in its portrait of Canada (making Canada look like they disdain) and have no respect for their wildlife needs to end now! It cannot be defended from any perspecive- on a humane level, economic level, or from a political standpoint.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 2:46 am
Signed, Abide by the bans, many people feel so strongly about this and abhor real fur, its not necessary with quality fake fur products available.

Anneke Andries (277)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 3:14 am

Joy Wong (99)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 4:13 am
Noted and signed. Is there anything more heartless or cruel than this.

Ben Oscarsito (259)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 4:52 am
Done. And, I wonder HOW many other petitions I've signed as well...???

priscilla gallou (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 5:02 am
Quand va cesser ce massacre tellement decrier depuis des annees et des annees . Le gouvernement canadien est sourd aux appels des assossiation et aux personnes qui leur demande demande de prendre des mesures humanistes et de compassion pour ces pauvres creatures massacrées et torturées .Esperont qu ils entendront enfin ces appels a la raison .

Ruth C. (141)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 5:45 am

Heartbreaking picture.

Andrea Nemec (213)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 5:52 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Anna Undebeck (256)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6:43 am

Simon Validzic (244)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:20 am
Action taken ("signed") with a few minor changes and adding the following paragraph: "It is not seals but humans that are responsible for the fall in fish populations. Unlike humans, seals have no other food source. Seals are native animals that are living in their original habitat and they do not need to be killed. Native species are world heritage and they have an intrinsic value."

How many petitions, online actions and offline protests will it take to stop the killing of seals in Canada?!

I aoplogise to everybody for not being very active on Care2 lately. There is no single reason - I have just being doing bits of different kinds of activism and following the media. Since this relates to Canada and I am against the spread of humans into natural ecosystems, I have written to some relevant authorities in Canada (and the USA, Australia and New Zealand) against immigration after numerous articles regarding 30 thousand people who haver emigrated from Croatia in the past few years.

Ellen G. (335)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:22 am
2 sigs

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:40 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:41 am

Helle H. (21)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:50 am
Signed, as I've done before and will continue with untill they stop killing theses poor animals.

Valerie H. (133)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 8:51 am
For the members here that are BASHING Canadian members...shame on you!!!

It is the Canadian Harper Conservative Government you want to bash...not us!!!

It is Steven Harper, the Fisheries Minister and the Premier of Newfoundland and a small handful of sealers that are continuing these barbaric murders!!!

Myself and 80% of the Canadian residents are against this hunt and continue (for YEARS now) to petition against this.....

So fellow CARE2 members...don't bash us Canadians...put your anger into petitions to have this stopped.......

Veronique L. (209)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 10:19 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:24 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks for all your mighty efforts!

michelle t. (41)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:32 pm
Signed.I love vigilantes.Hunt the hunters.The only good hunter is a dead one.

Elaine Al Meqdad (282)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:54 pm
S & N!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:56 pm
Disgusting sub humane....I have stopped going to Canada and buying anything from there they also slaughter horses for money..........

Amy E. (66)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:03 pm

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 2:46 pm

Esther Z. (94)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 8:16 pm
Noted and signed.

Sara W. (107)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 10:54 pm
Gladly signed. I will be so happy when they finally ban this slaughter.

Klaus Peters (14)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 3:08 am
Noted and signed. The Canadian government must stop this cruelty.

Denise Hok (158)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 9:14 am
signed and noted, thanks

Gawe? S. (20)
Friday December 7, 2012, 11:11 am

Amy E. (66)
Friday December 7, 2012, 3:45 pm

Kit H. (173)
Friday December 7, 2012, 8:07 pm

Jane H. (139)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 11:00 am
already signed--ty

Yulan Lawson (156)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 3:06 pm
Noted and signed.

Linda Jarsky (0)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 9:31 pm

"If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. ---St. Francis of Assisi..."

federico bortoletto (46)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 6:02 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cher.

Barbara Erdman (63)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 5:05 pm
N&S Cher :0 Tnx

Alison A. (244)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 5:29 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.

Joy McRonald (168)
Monday December 10, 2012, 5:55 pm

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 6:02 pm
Signed & Shared.

Michela M. (4008)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 9:49 am


Wendy F. (61)
Friday December 14, 2012, 10:13 pm

Carol H. (229)
Monday December 17, 2012, 5:46 am
signed and noted

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 8:46 pm
noted and signed, very cruel act

emilia boccagna (15)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 2:28 am

Juliette Claparede (42)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 12:34 pm
Noted and signed !

Dianne D. (491)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 7:15 pm
signed. When will torturing animals stop? I'll keep signing petitions until it does.

Yvonne F. (180)
Friday December 28, 2012, 6:36 am
SIGNED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I wonder when the Canadian government is going to get it???? But I guess, we just have to continue writing tireless! Thanks Cher

Wendy F. (61)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 2:56 pm

Agnes W. (141)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 11:01 am
signed and noted

Bettina Galo (70)
Monday March 25, 2013, 8:44 am
Signed. I read the report, is bleak. I went to Twitter for information to be disseminated.

Shirley B. (5)
Monday March 25, 2013, 9:01 am
N & S. TY.

MARINA M. (137)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:30 pm
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