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Canada: Stop Killing Baby Seals ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

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- 1868 days ago -
Every year, the Canadian government allows sealers to shoot and bash in the heads of baby seals. Sealers then hook the seals in the eye, cheek, or mouth and drag them across the ice in order to avoid damaging their delicate fur.

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Pat B (356)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:02 am
TY,Cher. Done.

Teresa W (782)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:19 am
noted and signed, thank you

Bartlomiej T (296)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:52 am
Noted & signed. Thank you, Cher.

Daniel Partlow (179)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:02 am
S&N I keep signing these petitions praying they will help. but it seems nothing will stop this barbaric business!

Ruth L (242)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:08 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher

Solitary Eagle (324)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:09 am
Signed and noted.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:32 am
NS&S!! Thank You for Helping Animals! Signes w/ 2 email addresses. Have to stop this brutal practice!


Ruth C (87)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:44 am


Julie E (405)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:07 am
Signed. This is a tear jerker subject for all I'm sure. This has to stop damn it!

. (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:19 am
Signed and Noted.

pam w (139)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:36 am
How on EARTH can someone DO that?

Joe R (190)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:46 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Ruth R (246)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:00 am
Noted. Did you notice that they are asking for your birthday -- and have no need of it for the petition to be effective. I wonder what they are up too.

naomi cohen (55)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:13 am
every photo of a human ready to bash a sweet baby seal makes my blood boil. i would so love to rip these inhumane murderers into little pieces. will sign, and sign and sign. thank you, cher.

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:16 am
Thank You for Helping Animals!
Send a Message to Your Friends

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:22 am
Signed and shared, thank you. I've been trying to save them since 1973. I keep praying for it to end.

Chris C (152)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:26 am
S & N.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:32 am

Thank You for Helping Animals!
TU Cher

Anna Undebeck (256)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:32 am

Karen Avery (118)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:52 am

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:54 am


Kerrie G (116)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 10:04 am
Noted, thanks.

Kerrie G (116)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 10:05 am
and signed... :)

Caroline S (78)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 11:31 am
Thanks. This makes me so sick...

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 11:43 am
s&n thx Cher:))kisses for You:)

Kay M (347)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 12:00 pm

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 1:19 pm
Noted and signed.

ilja c (48)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 1:51 pm
N&S, TY.

Hugo L (255)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 2:00 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher

Ilona V (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 2:24 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.

. (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:13 pm
message sent

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:29 pm
Nothing has stopped this for as long as i can remember in the 1970s You think Canada would not have to do this now Its not a modern nation more like one still in the dark ages and they should be ashamed in the year 2013


Ruth M (235)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:34 pm
Signed & noted its just disgusting!

Thomas P (280)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 4:12 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher

Tamara Hayes (185)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 4:13 pm
Noted, signed with additional comment below, twittered and google shared. Thanks Cher.

This just has to stop. There is no reason for this to be continuing to happen. It is just slaughter for no reason. The eyes of the world are on you now and it is time to step up to the plate and make the decision to end the seal slaughter once and for all.

Lisa W (143)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 4:15 pm
Signed and noted with tears! Someone needs to club these horrible people who commit these barbaric acts and those who stand by and allow it to happen!!

Evelyn B (79)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 5:02 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher...

Angeles Madrazo (298)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 5:03 pm

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:33 pm
Signed & Shared on FB

michelle t (41)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:04 pm
Canda has gone from being my favourite overseas destination to one of my most detested due to murdering of seals.

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:16 pm
noted and signed

Shawna S (45)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:41 pm
Thanks Cher...noted and signed.

As a Canadian I have been signing petitions and calling in my views to end this slaughter for 30+ years now. While in school I started a petition of my own and sent it to then PM no avail (obviously).
It is not only Canadians that slaughter seals but tends to be a matter of the Canadian government. All I can say is this..with our current government leaders, Good Luck!!
I will continue signing/speaking here and everywhere else I come across such a petition and I will continue to lend my voice to those who cannot speak for themselves (in this case, the seal).
The picture that is used here speaks volumes and sends chills down my spine. What these murderers need to "see" is themselves at the end of that spiked club then maybe they will comprehend this senseless torture.

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 9:59 pm
signed noted and hate human monsters!

Marie W (67)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 11:03 pm

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 11:09 pm
I can't believe we're still having to do this, but......

Signed. Again.

Betty Kelly (4)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 11:25 pm
This is horrendous. STOP. Nobody needs seal fur for warmth or beauty.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:14 am
Noted and signed.

. (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:40 am
signed and noted,thank you

Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:44 am
Thank you!

Ritva J (115)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:58 am
Done. I truly wish this atrocity will end soon.

Mariann Rannenberg (158)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:33 am
Signed and noted.

Danuta Watola (1249)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:11 am

Konstantin Trubin (548)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:24 am
Сайт тупой, грузится долго, но я подписал и послал письмо другу. Ради гренландских тюленей.

Julia R (296)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:41 am
Signed & Shared! I keep asking myself when this horrific seal hunt which is so heinously cruel and unsustainable will end!! When will the Canadian govt. finally stop subsidizing such cruelty and bloodshed on such a massive scale!

Konstantin Trubin (548)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:48 am
Signed, sent a letter, noted and the green star. Thank you.

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:43 am

SANJA l (96)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:51 am
Shame! Signed. Thanks

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:54 am
Soooooooo signed!!! How can this continue? A whole world is protesting and the Canadians don't seem to mind at all!!!??? Beyond words!
Thanks Cher

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:54 am
Noted too???

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:54 am
I try again!

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:22 am
How come the killing continues?

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:36 am
noted + signed

Sandi C (98)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:15 am
signed, some of them are killed before they even have a meal, or their first swim, theres not market for the skins so why can't this be stopped. I'd like to club the ones doing the clubbing.

Ingrid A (524)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:18 am
Its done.

. (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:26 am
Signed and noted. Thanks fo sharing. This is a cruel practice and really needs to be stopped.

Silvia Gonzalez (37)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:44 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:26 am
already signed, thanks Cher

Magdika Cecilia Perez (131)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:46 am
thank you

Magdika Cecilia Perez (131)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:47 am
thank you

natalie n (164)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:56 am
humans should just clobber themselves, this goes down as one of the most cruel forms of animal slaughter

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:23 am
Noted and signed! Thank you.

Mary R (280)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:45 am

Stephanie Reap (192)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:49 am
signed and noted. TY

aj E (164)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:00 am

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:09 am
Signed and noted thanks

Elena Voronkova (9)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:29 am

Elena Voronkova (9)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:40 am

Gabriella Serafino (92)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:56 am

Jaime Alves (52)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:10 am

Valerie H (133)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:56 am
Signed - Our CDN. Government led by member Steven Harper continues to CHOOSE NOT to listen to the majority of his citizens! We as taxpapers are subsidizing the hacking apart of these baby seals!!

I have......NEVER and will for the Conservative party - they are NO FRIENDS of the environment nor wildlife! Sad....very very sad..... our fight for the seals continue!

Mike H (252)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:32 pm
Signed thanks!

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:34 pm
Signed and noted.

Grant Feltis (4)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 5:53 pm
Signed and custom letter sent.

RosemaryRannes HusbandNeedsPrayers (650)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:36 pm
Signed,shared & posted to Twitter with prayers rising for seals to be spared such inhumane cruelty & suffering.
TY Cher.

Rock H (254)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:16 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:26 pm

Esther Z (94)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:51 pm
Noted and signed.

James Merit (144)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:15 pm

cathie S (154)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:57 pm
noted n signed n shared

Isa Villanen (44)
Friday April 12, 2013, 3:06 am
No baby seal has to be killed for its lovely fur. The baby seals need their fur for protection, we humans can do without the fur. The brutal way of beating the poor babies to death is murder 1 in my book. The seals have their function in the Northern ecosystem. If fishermen say they eat the fis, seals only eat what they need, humans do the overfishing causin also a possible extinction for many rare marine animals Save the seals, the do not belong to us, they belong to nature.

Ilona a (51)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:30 am
signed and noted, thank you very much

TOM T (246)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:38 am
noted and signed, thank you

Lin G. (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 9:06 am
noted and signed thanks

. (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:18 am
Signed and noted - thank you dear Cher

Arild Gone for now (174)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 1:28 am
Signed,TY Cher.

Animae C (516)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 2:55 am

Beth M (138)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 2:54 pm

Carol H (229)
Tuesday April 16, 2013, 5:14 am
signed and noted

Wendy F (62)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 11:55 am
Signed and shared.

Thomas Brueckner (41)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 4:26 am
signed! Very poor baby seals.

Alina Siluyanova (12)
Monday May 27, 2013, 11:34 am

Alina Siluyanova (12)
Monday May 27, 2013, 11:35 am

. (0)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 10:32 am
Historic High Seal Hunt Quota Set as 2013 Seal Slaughter Draws to a Close
Sealers authorized to kill 408,200 seals, despite a lack of markets
In the face of closing global markets for seal products, the DFO's decision defies both scientific advice and logic. — Humane Society International/Canada condemns the irresponsible 2013 seal hunt quota set by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, which allows for the slaughter of 408,200 harp and hooded seals this year. Notably, the quota has only been released after nearly 90,000 seal pups have been killed and the seal slaughter is coming to a close.
“This year, we witnessed some of the worst sea ice conditions off our east coast in recent history. Instead of taking action to protect the seals, the Fisheries Minister has ignored the advice of government and independent scientists and put politics before conservation.The world community is rejecting products of this cruel and outdated slaughter. The Canadian government should introduce a federal sealing industry buyout, rather than encouraging sealers to club and shoot hundreds of thousands of defenseless baby seals.”
Earlier this year, Taiwan passed a historic ban on the trade in marine mammal products, including Canadian seal products. The European Union, Russia, the United States and other nations have also implemented prohibitions on the trade in seal products.

The 2013 seal slaughter quota is among the highest set since the Canadian government introduced quota management in 1971. Today’s kill levels meet and exceed those of the 1950s and 1960s, when overhunting reduced the harp seal population by as much as two-thirds.

With global markets for seal products closing fast, Canada increasingly stands alone in its promotion of the seal slaughter. HSI/Canada calls on the Canadian government to support a federal buyout of the commercial sealing industry, which would compensate fishermen for lost income as the seal slaughter comes to an end and invest in development of economic alternatives in the communities involved.

most Canadians want the commercial seal slaughter to end, and oppose the Canadian government using tax dollars to promote the sealing industry.
50 % of Newfoundland sealers holding an opinion support a federal sealing industry buyout, a plan in which sealers would be compensated for their licenses, and funds invested in economic alternatives in the communities involved.
Government landings reports confirm that more than 98 % of seals killed in Canada’s annual slaughter are less than three months old. Veterinary reports consistently reveal high levels of animal suffering in commercial sealing.
Sealers are commercial fishermen who, on average, earn less than five% of their annual incomes from sealing; the remainder comes from seafood such as crab, shrimp and lobster.

Evelyn Colbert (10)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 10:07 am
This is a horrible act of cruelty (tears streaming down my face) !!!!! I can't understand how human beings can be so cold and heartless ....
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