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Ban the Grand National ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

- 1848 days ago -
Every year more than 400 horses are raced to death in Britain. The racing industry also slaughters thousands of 'unprofitable' animals who fail to make the grade. The Grand National at Aintree is particularly cruel and is designed to push horses

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Cher C (1429)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:11 am

Thnx Danuta!!!


Kit B (276)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:14 am

Signed - Humans keeping scoring low in empathy and humanity.

Pat B (356)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:14 am
TY,Cher.Done. (and Danuta) Done.

divergent revolution (309)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:22 am
ty Cher

Constance F (418)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:23 am
Thank you Cher and Danuta ! Previously signed. You have already signed this petition.

Anna Undebeck (256)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:41 am
N&S. TY Cher.

Lynn S (235)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:55 am

I didn't hear the horse agree to be subject to such danger!

Elle B (84)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:55 am
Ty Cher ... n~s~s

Your signature for this petition has been recorded. Thank you.

“The thinking person must oppose all cruel customs no matter how deeply rooted in tradition or surrounded by a halo….We need a boundless ethic which includes the animals also.” —Albert Schweitzer


naomi cohen (55)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:29 am
signed! thank you, cher.

Ingrid A (524)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:30 am
Its done.

aj E (164)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:34 am

Abdessalam Diab (145)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:19 am

Isa Villanen (44)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:55 am
Signed an shared. Anything to stop cruelty on horses...

Kimberly B (89)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:56 am
Signed and noted, thank you Cher and Danuta!

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:04 am
s&n thx:)

. (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:13 am
If this could become a reality, it would be an incredible achievement.

Joe R (190)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:29 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Lisa N (206)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:40 am

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 12:50 pm
noted signed

Julie E (405)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 12:58 pm
Noted and signed.

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:01 pm

Christeen A (368)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:22 pm

Chris C (152)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:22 pm
N & S. Ban all animal racing!

. (7)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:32 pm
Noted, already signed, thanks Cher.

Lois Jordan (63)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:42 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cher.

Deborah W (6)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:46 pm
Cold, heartless twits ... nothing GRAND about this. Signed and forwarded to friends for further exsposure and piss-off.l

Petra M (259)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:49 pm

Signed and noted, thank you Cher and Danuta!


Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:52 pm

Ruth C (87)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 2:15 pm

. (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 2:22 pm
Signed and Noted.

Birgit W (160)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:08 pm
Signed, thank you

Veerle V (44)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:20 pm
Signed and shared, thanks.

Russie C (4)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:24 pm
Signed. Anything to save the beautiful horses, some people are so cruel.

Ruth M (235)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:31 pm
Signed & noted

Ann Breeden (65)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:32 pm
Signed and shared. I hope for the horses sakes, this can be stopped.

Bartlomiej T (296)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 4:02 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Cher.

Lisa W (143)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 4:11 pm
Signed ttrough tears. My daughter's horse is a thoroughbred rescued from the racetrack. What a gentle and beautiful horse he is and to think about the others makes me so sad and angry! TY Cher!

Karen B (8)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 4:18 pm

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 4:34 pm
Your signature has been recorded. Thanks Cher!

Fred Krohn (34)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 4:42 pm
Three animals have become our most useful pets: dogs, cats, and horses. Dogs are security and hunting assistants, cats are vermin control, and horses are transportation and farming engines. They are all also intelligent enough to merit better treatment than extreme racing and other such mistreatment. Banning steeplechase racing and making flat-track racing more endurable to horses would benefit both humans an horses; banning dog fights and forced races would end ethics issues with dogs; putting cats back on their earned Egyptian pedestal would assist our relations with the felid population.

Ellen G (325)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 5:38 pm

Angeles M (298)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 5:47 pm

Anne K (139)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 6:23 pm
Signed. The Grand National makes me cringe, to say the least. Every year, horses die. One jump in particular is the main cause of death or failure to complete the race. If they won't ban this torturous race, why don't they at least remove the jump that causes the most falls and deaths? Unbelievable. The Royal Family doesn't have compassion for animals, and they have a lot of clout in English racing. For those who don't know, the Queen owns racehorses.

Lee P (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 6:38 pm
Horse racing is no different than dog racing. They both need to be shut down.

Winn A (179)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:03 pm

Thomas P (280)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:04 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher

paula eaton (30)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:18 pm
Thanks Cher. Signed. Idiot humans and their so called entertainment is disgusting. How about making humans run the race and leave the horses alone.

Animae C (516)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:43 pm
Your signature for this petition has been recorded. Thank you.

Esther Z (94)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:11 pm
Noted and signed.

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:15 pm
Signed & Shared on Facebook.

Christine Stewart (134)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:44 pm
Signed! We should all boycott horse and dog racing. All the "losing" animals face cruelty and death- heck, even some of the winners don't have a great life once they no longer make a profit.

Gysele van Santen (213)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:52 pm
signed, thnx.

Mike H (252)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:08 pm
Done thanks!

kathy P (483)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:11 pm
Thank you Cher. Signed and Noted.

valda p (13)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:54 pm
In all these cruel sports -man is the observer-he himself is not involved-he doesn't share the horrific pain and agony that -he is responsible for inflicting on these poor defencless animals -he is the one that profits by -betting on who lives or dies-he-is a -gutless -moron-Mark Twain -author.

Sue Clayton (8)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:50 pm
I dislike ANY form of horse racing but the Grand National definitely takes the cake in CRUELTY. For some strange reason, horse racing and other forms of 'sport' using horses, has always been a sign of the so called 'elite' in Britain. All it really proves is not that these people are elite, they are DOWNRIGHT SADISTS!

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:54 pm

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:13 am
Noted and signed.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:40 am
Noted and signed - I think every day humans wake up they scheme of what more cruelty they can inflict upon defenceless animals.

Ilona a (51)
Monday April 29, 2013, 1:30 am
signed and noted

. (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 1:43 am

Dagmar P (10)
Monday April 29, 2013, 2:45 am

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:24 am

Yvonne F (181)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:29 am
Thanks for posting, Cher!!!!!! Already signed

Arwen Woods (207)
Monday April 29, 2013, 4:42 am
So gladly signed , noted and shared. I loathe this horse race with a fiery passion. Thanks Cher.x

Danuta W (1249)
Monday April 29, 2013, 5:53 am

Tracy H (8)
Monday April 29, 2013, 6:33 am
Noted and signed, thank you.

Ginger Geronimo (438)
Monday April 29, 2013, 7:22 am
You have already signed this petition. Thank you.

Dianne D (490)
Monday April 29, 2013, 8:29 am

John De Avalon (36)
Monday April 29, 2013, 8:42 am
I watch it every year - heart in mouth. Hoping every horse will clear each fence and not be left lying writhing or lifeless on the ground....

Time for it to end.

cynthia l (207)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:05 am
signed so many customs and traditions need to end this is a horse lovers nightmare (no pun intended)

Amy E (66)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:20 am

Inge B (202)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:33 am
Stop animal suffering.
Love and Peace

James Merit (144)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:52 am

Tim L (86)
Monday April 29, 2013, 10:38 am
Signed and noted. I do not understand what the hell is wrong with some people. Why is animal abuse entertaining??? Are these people mentally and emotionally defective? Are they missing a gene that would cause a normal person to have compassion and empathy? It should be against the law for these people to reproduce, because they absolutely nothing of any value to teach a child.

Valerie H (133)
Monday April 29, 2013, 10:49 am
Thank you, signed

Joy M (33)
Monday April 29, 2013, 11:02 am
Signed. Perfectly said, Tim L - I do not understand it either. How anyone can be involved in or pay and watch this or any animal race for that matter, is BEYOND my comprehension!! I agree, they should do humankind (and animals) a favor and not pro-create!!

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Monday April 29, 2013, 11:06 am

Gabriella Serafino (92)
Monday April 29, 2013, 11:10 am

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Monday April 29, 2013, 11:10 am
Signed and shared, thank you. I LOVE HORSES!

Shirley Elliott (69)
Monday April 29, 2013, 11:15 am
noted and signed.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 11:16 am
Noted & Signed

Anette S (22)
Monday April 29, 2013, 11:51 am
noted & signed

M. (Moo) Prince (16)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:22 pm
Signed, Shared & Noted Ty

Joanne A (47)
Monday April 29, 2013, 1:45 pm
Noted already signed. Thanks

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Monday April 29, 2013, 2:28 pm
signed and noted,ty

Lorraine Heron (12)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:23 pm
The Grand (it is not grand it is evil and cruel) Nation al ( any nation which allows this appalling race for al the people in the nation to win money ) are evil and cruel it is not sport ti is submitting a great majestic intelligent animal to in many times a race to the death BAN BAN BAN and BAN the Bookies that use all Horse racing

Marliese B (69)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:32 pm
So cruel :(
Noted and signed sadly

Elizabeth H (3)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:41 pm
TY Cher -All my life from an early age I have had and loved horses. I have always hated horse racing can't even watch it! Makes me so very sad to know what we are subjecting these loving animals to...

Brendan Bourke (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 4:18 pm

Nikki B (129)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 3:13 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Cher.

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 5:26 am

Raul M. (0)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 11:55 am
It's very sad to know things like this.

Ann P (17)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 2:01 pm
Gladly noted & signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.

Ana L (92)
Friday May 3, 2013, 3:31 pm

Kathleen R (138)
Friday May 3, 2013, 4:35 pm
signed & noted

Cindy Rhodes (106)
Friday May 3, 2013, 4:58 pm
Signed, thank you Cher!!

Arlene C (42)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 2:57 am
Quoi por un jey amusant la galerie, inconcevable

federico b (47)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 6:28 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cher.

Michael Holland (10)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 4:49 pm
Signed and noted

berny p (23)
Monday May 6, 2013, 1:24 am

signed .

Betty Kelly (4)
Monday May 6, 2013, 8:00 pm
This Animal Cruelty race must be stopped.The humans involved in this event should be charged with Cruelty. AND Killing horses that can't race well should be fined and jailed

Yvette Fouche (1)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 6:29 am

Carol H (229)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 6:29 pm
signed and noted

Klaus Peters (14)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 7:45 am
Noted and signed, British and horses just don't go together, I prefer the horse.

Evelyn B (79)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 6:16 am
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher..
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