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Ban Ivory Imports to the United States ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


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Cher Away
- 402 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Although importing ivory to the U.S. has banned since the 1989 moratorium, there is a legal exception; sport-hunted trophies. The legal loophole permits Americans to shoot elephants and import the ivory into the USA.



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Kit B. (277)
Monday July 15, 2013, 7:56 am

"Although importing ivory to the U.S. has banned since the 1989 moratorium, there is a legal exception; sport-hunted trophies."

I'm good with banning all Sport Trophies.

Kit, You signed on July 15, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Frans Badenhorst (551)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:01 am
frans, You signed on July 15, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Ben Oscarsito (352)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:03 am
A legal exception for sport-hunted trophies - Holy crap!
Yeah, I signed the petition...
 

Mary T. (291)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:09 am
Signed & noted - thank you Cher
 

Diane K. (136)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:12 am
Signed & noted. thanks Cher!
 

jeanne schreurs (203)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:19 am
signed.
 

Pat B. (354)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:22 am
TY,Cher.Done.
 

Christeen Anderson (474)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:25 am
Signed.
 

KAREN G. (233)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:27 am
S&N #12
 

Ruth L. (296)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:28 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Cher
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:00 am
Signed.
 

Sue H. (7)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:03 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (48)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:11 am
S&N
 

Joe R. (189)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:39 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Lisa Neste (694)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:40 am
Lisa, You signed on July 15, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Barbara D. (96)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:43 am
NS&S. Barbara, You signed on July 15, 2013.
 

Sandi C. (242)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:47 am
signed. thanks cher.
 

Mike H. (217)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:48 am
Michael, You signed on July 15, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Donna Hamilton (135)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:54 am
N&S. Thanks.
 

Andrea Nemec (219)
Monday July 15, 2013, 10:06 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Monday July 15, 2013, 10:08 am
Done, ty Cher
 

Gudrun D. (414)
Monday July 15, 2013, 10:11 am
Signed - thank you Cher.
 

M. (Moo) Prince (16)
Monday July 15, 2013, 10:20 am
Signed & Noted
 

Betty G. (618)
Monday July 15, 2013, 10:21 am

Betty, You signed on July 15, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Jeaneen A. (123)
Monday July 15, 2013, 10:27 am
already signed
 

. (0)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:15 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Vita Pagh (36)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:20 am
Signed. Thank you.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:03 pm
signed
 

Carol D. (108)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:06 pm
Ban all ivory whether its on trophies or not These people are just as bad as the poachers

signed & noted
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:07 pm
Signed # 157 & Noted & Thank you Cher.
 

norma laborie (32)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:32 pm
signed
 

Julie E. (347)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:42 pm
Insane! This should NOT be happening! I am either going to cry or SCREAM!
#196. Noted, signed and shared.
 

Thomas P. (468)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:48 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:56 pm
signed & noted
 

Kimberly B. (121)
Monday July 15, 2013, 1:01 pm
Signed and noted, thank you Cher.
 

Jan Garen (76)
Monday July 15, 2013, 1:25 pm
Signed noted and reposted
 

tasunka m. (334)
Monday July 15, 2013, 1:37 pm
signed, we need to end demand...I fear we are only making it worth that much more
people need to own documents of their ivory like eagle feathers,that will make it hard to own
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Monday July 15, 2013, 1:52 pm
Signed and noted. Murderers.
 

Debbie W. (116)
Monday July 15, 2013, 1:55 pm
Noted/Signed
 

Cyrille D. (116)
Monday July 15, 2013, 2:21 pm
Noted & Signed ! Thank you, Cher ! :)
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Monday July 15, 2013, 2:30 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Monday July 15, 2013, 3:48 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

J Harris (35)
Monday July 15, 2013, 3:54 pm
Signed & noted
 

marie tc (166)
Monday July 15, 2013, 4:04 pm
Will never tire of signing these petitions about ivory it horrifies me.
In the NE of England where I was born an old superstition still exists that having ivory in your house brings bad health. Having been brought up this way ivory repulsed me even when I was too young to realize how people obtained it funny how childhood things stay with you
I guess some superstitions are good I wonder where it came from South Shields was a busy port when I lived there with ships trading from all over the world.
 

Twyla Sparks (208)
Monday July 15, 2013, 4:06 pm
signed and noted
 

Lois Jordan (54)
Monday July 15, 2013, 4:35 pm
Signed #393. Noted. Thank you, Cher.
 

Nyack Clancy (432)
Monday July 15, 2013, 4:44 pm
Nyack, You signed on July 15, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Monday July 15, 2013, 4:49 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher....
 

aj E. (164)
Monday July 15, 2013, 4:54 pm
signed.
 

Angeles Madrazo (292)
Monday July 15, 2013, 4:58 pm
Signed!
 

Dori C. (17)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:04 pm
signed.
 

Carlene V. (203)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:16 pm
Action taken to close this ridiculous loophole. Trophy hunting for any animal ought to be banned, shame on those that do it.
 

Kay M. (351)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:19 pm
done.
 

Joanne Dixon (38)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:21 pm
Like Kit, I'm good with banning all sport hunted trophies, not just elephants, but any species, any body part, any material. I might consider an exception for feathers but only if naturally dropped, and there would have to be an obvious way to tell that which didn't depend on anybody's word where they got it - if not, no feathers either.
 

Dianne D. (456)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:43 pm
signed
 

Joan M. (1090)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:53 pm
N & S. Thanks Cher
 

Esther Z. (101)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:59 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Eternal Gardener (731)
Monday July 15, 2013, 6:08 pm
N&S
 

Freya H. (304)
Monday July 15, 2013, 6:17 pm
Signed. Only elephants should wear ivory!
 

Erin R. (169)
Monday July 15, 2013, 6:41 pm
n & s
 

AniMae Chi (399)
Monday July 15, 2013, 7:55 pm
AniMaeChi ..
Jul 1
# 533
 

Veronica C. (43)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:53 pm
signed
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:55 pm
Signed.
 

D D. (102)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:10 pm
Petition signed....thank you.
 

janet f. (29)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:12 pm
I seriously can't believe that I'm signing a petition for this.
 

Vicky P. (462)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:28 pm
noted and signed
 

Suju Bala (26)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:51 pm
please.. no killing elephants for ivory.. let them live their life in peace.
 

june t. (65)
Monday July 15, 2013, 10:37 pm
thanks for the article
 

F gonefourdays F. (110)
Monday July 15, 2013, 10:37 pm
Fran, You signed on July 15, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Colleen L. (2)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:13 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Cher
 

Irene S. (60)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:27 pm
Noted and signed.
 

. (3)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:32 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:33 pm
Noted and signed.
 

GGmaSheila D. (153)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:42 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Julia R. (290)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 12:04 am
Signed & Shared! It is inconceivable that we still allow trophy hunters to bring elephants parts back to the U.S. despite the fact that these animals are so endangered and are so close to extinction! It is shameful that we permit this. Nobody should want any part of these animals whose lives are in the balance!
 

Arthur S. (88)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 12:08 am
S&N for these Animals
 

Inge Bjorkman (137)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 12:30 am
Ban hunting and slaughter.

Love and Peace
 

Frances Darcy (217)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:12 am
already signed
 

Aud nordby (711)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:17 am
N&S
 

. (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:26 am
Signed and noted:((
 

Sherri G. (111)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:36 am
Would somebody please tell me how killing elephants is a trophy hunt? Any safari hunter should by hunted to extinction. Stop this now US. The president gives 10 million dollars to save elephants and we allow them to import their remains? There is obviously a complete disconnect between the president and the US International Trade Commission. TY Cher signed and noted.
 

Natasha Salgado (518)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:13 am
S+S-thx Cher
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:16 am
#675@N...
Thank you, Cher.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:26 am
thank you for signing:
Ban Ivory Imports to the United States
 

Danuta Watola (1191)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:48 am
noted
 

Roger M. (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 3:39 am
We have to ask for this?

Signed, of course.
 

Nils Anders Lunde (544)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 3:44 am
Alredy signed but noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:29 am
signed and noted 16/7,thank you
 

John S. (300)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:54 am
Signed and noted.
 

Emma S. (228)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 5:00 am
Done! thanks, Cher.
 

Sara P. (56)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 5:58 am
Done, thanks Cher.
 

Yvette S. (30)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:04 am
Noted and signed
 

Yvette S. (30)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:04 am
Thanks Cher
 

Despina Vekris (9)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:08 am
noted and signed
 

Chrissy H. (113)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:17 am
signed
 

Alison A. (231)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:22 am
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:38 am

Olivia, You signed on July 16, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Constance F. (433)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:43 am
Constance, You signed on July 15, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Bea friends Kindly (22)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 7:24 am
Bea friends, You signed on July 16, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 7:30 am
Noted, signed & shared. ty Cher!
 

Lona Goudswaard (68)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 8:18 am
S&N, ty Cher
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 8:48 am
S&N
 

Kerstin Strobl (337)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 9:15 am
Signed, thank you Cher
 

Charmaine Shannon (81)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 9:42 am
This is a "HURRIFIC" situation.... Loopholes are just ways of doing the same things only in a differant manner!! These LAWS need to be Re-Vamped and "EDUCATION" is the KEY to stop EXTINCTION!! Also we MUST NEVER forget the "GREED" of these so-called HUNTERS..... So Very "SHAMEFUL" !! Thank-You Cher....
 

Veerle D. (79)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 9:45 am
signed
 

Monica T. (294)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 9:52 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher
 

. (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 10:01 am
#866 signed and noted - thank you dear Cher
 

Patricia H. (468)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 10:21 am
done
 

Cinzia Palamara (64)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 10:43 am
Done. Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 10:51 am
N / S!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:13 am
Signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:16 am
done, thanks
 

Gloria picchetti (286)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:26 am
Signed.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:28 am
petycja podpisana
 

Cheriann P. (17)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:47 am
Noted & signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.
 

Aileen P. (32)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:20 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you.
 

Valerie H. (134)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:20 pm
Thank you - signed
 

Veselin Varbanov (23)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:23 pm
BAN IT !!! Signed and noted!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:24 pm
Signed
 

Lisa Zilli (17)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:31 pm
signed.
 

Michael Carney (209)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:36 pm
Noted, and signed...
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:10 pm
signed and noted
 

Jeanne Rogers (712)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:34 pm
Sadly, signed and noted!
 

Marlene Dinkins (230)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 5:20 pm
notato E` firmato !!!!!!!
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 7:35 pm
S+N
 

Marie W. (65)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 9:36 pm
S&N
 

Laurie H. (703)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 10:38 pm
Signed & Shared TY~~~~~
 

Carol Bischoff (376)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:54 pm
Carol, You signed on July 17, 2013.
 

linda newman (2729)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 12:24 am
noted and signed
 

Julia Troitskaia (29)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 12:58 am
Signed.
 

John van Nijnatten (5)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 4:46 am
Noted & signed.
 

Tom Tree (256)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 6:01 am

Sure hope so !
Signed, Noted & Shared !
 

Suzanne B. (246)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 1:33 pm
thanks for sharing this!
 

zora b. (91)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 2:05 pm
Signed of course!
 

Andre Yokers (6)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 2:13 pm
Who needs it, really?!
 

Jeanne Rogers (712)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 3:12 pm
Sadly, signed and noted. This should have been banned FOREVER!
 

Aaron Bouchard (126)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 3:30 pm
signed and noted thanks
 

Arild Warud (163)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 1:16 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Ilona V. (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 2:56 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.
# 1264
 

Charlie Rush (53)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 10:21 pm
Giving up ivory, is not an arduous thing to do.
 

Helmut H. (30)
Friday July 19, 2013, 3:02 pm
Noted & signed, thanks Cher!
 

Michael Holland (9)
Friday July 19, 2013, 3:30 pm
Noted and signed
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 19, 2013, 4:08 pm
Noted and signed
 

Alex Keir (1)
Friday July 19, 2013, 6:06 pm
signed
 

Marina M. (137)
Friday July 19, 2013, 6:27 pm
Already signed!
 

federico bortoletto (33)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 5:24 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cher.
 

Marija Mohoric (50)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 5:31 am
already signed, tks
 

Jinny L. (65)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 6:16 am
Action completed. Thank you Cher!
 

Antonio Caprari (31)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 8:42 am
signed
 

Pamela W. (75)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 9:00 am
Noted !! Signed and commented petition !! Banning the importation of any of these products is the ONLY way we can wipe out the trade, and protect the animals. The word "loophole" seems highly inadequate when you think of just what's getting through it !!!! Thanks Cher !!
 

Cynthia H. (103)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 10:22 am
I won't even look at the "fake" stuff and I often make comments to store owners who have these pieces of abuse.
 

Linda F. (16)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 12:10 pm
noted and signed and emailed
 

Ana Lopes (77)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 12:55 pm
Signed
 

Vivian B. (153)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 7:37 pm
This is just poaching by proxy!! Such insane behavior! Don't they know elephants are too few NOW!
So stupid!
 

vee s. (15)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 6:56 am
Off to sign now. I have always abhorred the trophy hunters, holding a magnificent animal they have just shot and looking so pleased with themselves. Aarrgh.!! All these animals look so much more magnificent when alive.

Hunting with a camera has all the thrills without the awful end - but I suppose these killers just have to "prove" something - I am not sure what; that they are brainless morons perhaps.
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 12:36 pm
Noted cannot sign as Petition site is blocked in Pakistan.
 

jannemieke de Groot (1)
Monday July 22, 2013, 3:58 am
Signed!
 

Maria Papastamatiou (4)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 12:17 pm
Signed. I did not know that Ivory import is still allowed in the USA.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Monday July 29, 2013, 12:38 pm
The loophole needs to be closed and a true Ban put in place.
 

Julia Troitskaia (29)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 2:28 am
Julia, You signed on July 17, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
United States International Trade Commission
 
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