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Tell the Pope to Stop Releasing Peace Doves ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

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There are other traditional peace symbols the Pope could use to send a dramatic message without harming any creatures.

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:48 am
thank you for signing:
Tell the Pope to Stop Releasing Peace Doves!

Ljiljana Milic (116)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:59 am
Signed & Thank you Cher

Shirley B (5)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 12:06 pm
I was saddened at the fate of the doves Pope Francis released only to see them attacked as prey. I love Pope Francis and I signed and suggested he just Bless the doves and send them back to their home. It is a disturbing thing to watch the emblem of peace being attacked and disheartening to peaceful efforts.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 12:15 pm
if his name reallly based on Assisi, he should take care of the doves... wait and see...

Autumn S (151)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 12:26 pm
signed and noted, TY Cher. I believe Pope Francis will do the right thing, he is a caring man.

Nicole W (646)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 12:29 pm
ty Cher

Bartlomiej T (296)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 12:45 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Cher.

. (0)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 12:55 pm
petition signed

. (0)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 1:40 pm
Signed and Noted.

Sonia M (60)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 2:12 pm
S&N;thanks for sharing

Carrie B (306)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 2:31 pm
Peace doves my a$$ ~ those poor things are dinner doves. Signed.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 4:15 pm
S+S-thx Cher

Angeles M (298)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 5:17 pm

Stephanie Stanley (4)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 5:17 pm
Signed and noted thanks

Gysele van Santen (213)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 5:44 pm
signed, thnx.

Animae C (514)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 6:00 pm

# 70
12 29 pm Jan 29
AniMaeChi ..

Nicole L (79)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 6:48 pm
Signed and noted!

Nicole L (79)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 6:53 pm
Signed and noted!

Vicky P (476)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 7:27 pm
noted, signed

Marie W (67)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 8:02 pm

. (7)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 8:33 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 10:38 pm
Noted and signed - would the Pope of all people not know better!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 10:50 pm
Why not just wave a couple of olive branches or throw a couple down mean the same thing

signed & noted

Ondine J (134)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:11 pm
Noted and signed,thanks Cher

Mike H (252)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:15 pm
Signed thanks for posting

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:33 pm

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 12:54 am
Noted and signed.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 2:08 am
Signed, noted and shared.

John De Avalon (36)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 2:21 am
Signed ...

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:35 am

ERIKA S (87)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 4:00 am
signed + noted

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 4:13 am

Kerstin S (371)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 4:22 am

Danuta Watola (1248)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 4:37 am

Lloyd H (46)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 5:24 am
No I will not sign. Pull your heads out of your nether regions. The Pope did not harm a single creature MOTHER NATURE did. Sorry to inform you of this but doves are prey animals for other birds. The fact that you are offended by nature taking its course in a civilized setting where you would rather not see it is irrelevant. By the way where is petition banning them at weddings, funerals et alia.

Wednesday January 29, 2014, 5:39 am
Nyack, I absolutely agree with you. Action completed. Thanks you Cher.

Sylvie A (193)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 5:52 am
Notée, signée, partagée. Merci.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 6:04 am

Lloyd H (46)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 6:06 am
Nycak, nice try but your personal ideology does not change the definition of slavery from being the treatment of persons as property to be bought and sold at will and it makes a much sense to make animals persons as it does corporations. While it is true that all humans are animals it is not true that all animals are humans and all the anthropomorphizing of animals will not change that. And if you truly 'believe' that raising animals in captivity is slavery just when do you plan on shutting down all the animals shelters and emancipating all the house pets. Or is this just another backdoor means to make eating meat a crime against humanity.

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 6:52 am

Gail Ring (89)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 6:55 am

Julie Botsch (12)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:07 am
Thank You. Signed and Noted.

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:08 am

Lisa Neste (206)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:20 am
for signing:
Tell the Pope to Stop Releasing Peace Doves!

divergent revolution (309)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:25 am
Signed, at the dentist
They are birds, we ascribe the metaphor, misplaced
Thanks Cher

Rhonda B (106)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:26 am
Signed! Thank you.

divergent revolution (309)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:27 am
Lloyd, I wish eating meat was felony murder

Joe R (190)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:32 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Dee C (229)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 8:06 am
you took action on January 29, 2014
Thanks sweetie..
Signed & noted..

Julie P (54)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 8:10 am
SIgned and shared
Thank you Cher

Sara P (57)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 8:41 am
Done, thanks Cher.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 8:48 am
N&S.Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 9:26 am
S+N No one including the Pope has the right to cause harm to a living being like a Dove.

Ruth Ann W (198)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 9:33 am
S&N. Sad. So are the folks that feel the need to flame someone who does not agree. There are petitions on here with which you may not agree. So move on to something that does work for you. We all have a lot of passion here, does there need to be issues made of disagreements from either side? Have to agree with Nyack. If we can't always agree, and we won't, still no need to insult.

Yvonne F (181)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 10:05 am
Poor doves, didn't stand a chance! So signed!!! Thanks Cher

Susan H (104)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 10:46 am

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 11:35 am
Signed and noted.

Esther Z (94)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 11:39 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher.

Maria S (95)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 1:00 pm
Noted & signed #5,267! Thanks Cher!

Lady Suki (446)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 1:36 pm

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 2:56 pm
S&N, Thanks

liz meesters (176)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:01 pm
signed & noted, thanks

Aileen P (40)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:05 pm
Noted and signed, thank you.

Gina Caracci (219)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:06 pm
I should mind my business but your comment bothered me Lloyd... yes the doves died due to mother nature but they wouldnt have been there at that spot at that time if humans werent involved. They will be prey as it is,.they dont need human involvement..and they dont need to be captive for any reason.

Domestic pets depend on us and as all creatures raised with humans ENJOY us if treated with love. and that goes for ALL ANIMALS..pigs cows, bears, tigers, etc as there are THOUSANDS of examples. wild animals have no business being pets but dogs and cats are a tad different. (IMO)

and when you eat meat, your harming innocent creatures, which is animal abuse which in essence is a crime against humanity..just my 2 cents

Gina Caracci (219)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:07 pm

Antonella C (83)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:26 pm

. (0)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:51 pm
Children released two peace doves from the Vatican window last Sunday, only to watch in horror as a seagull and crow attacked the birds moments later. Videos of the attack flooded the media, disturbing the world and suggesting violence, hopelessness, war, despair and anything but peace. However, I don't believe that was the Pope's intent as he has shown himself to be a very compassionate man.

Christine Stewart (134)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 4:45 pm

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 5:15 pm
I totally agree with TONI A.
Should the Pope guess what was about to happen, he would never let it happen .. and I believe he won't do it again ( with or without petition )
THANK YOU, RUTH ANN W. for your kind comment.

Jessica G (7)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 5:19 pm
noted... thank you

Erin R (181)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 5:28 pm
you took action on January 29, 2014

Rachael Moore (55)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 11:40 pm
Signed ~ Thank you very much Cher.

Bridget Robertson (106)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 12:19 am
Signed and noted.

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 1:52 am
Noted & Signed

Thursday January 30, 2014, 4:14 am
S@N... with hope
Thank you!

Tanya Selth (0)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 4:37 am
signed and noted. I agree there are far better ways to symbolise peace rather then taking an animal out of its safe usual environment and putting it elsewhere.

Val M (81)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 4:50 am
S&N. I believe Pope Francis will think twice before releasing doves again.
We should all protest if anyone releases doves for any event.
The only allowable releases should be of specially trained doves who know how to find their way home and avoid predators.

Lloyd H (46)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 6:22 am
I could let this drop but that 'tad of difference' seems to depend on personal preference and nothing else. The doves/show birds, dogs, cats, horses, food animals in particular are not just domesticated animals but at this point in time have been so Genetically Modified by humans through selective breeding as to no longer actually be natural animals. And with the exception of illegal trade most of the "exotic animals", lions, tigers, bears et alia in captivity are part of endangered species breeding programs or have been bred for the exotic animal pet trade. And to be honest there are no such thing as innocent or guilty animals as they can not make a conscious decision to act un-naturally, and for some that includes traits bred in by their human creators. Humans can be guilty or innocent but that is at least in the case of pets, captive breeding stock for endangered species, for profit show animals, and domesticated food animals totally dependent on the moral and/or ethical choices made by those passing judgment.

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 10:01 am
signed and noted thanks

Ans Weevers (13)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 12:45 pm
Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.
Dr. Martin Luther King

Raman V (47)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 3:12 pm

Gina Caracci (219)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 6:52 pm
I would also like to add that I am truly impressed with pope Francis and think he has made great strides in the short time he was been Pope. I believe he will step up for animals as well. Maybe this is the first step :)

Kimberly B (89)
Friday January 31, 2014, 11:41 am
Signed and noted, thank you Cher.

Arild Gone for now (174)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 4:47 am
Signed,TY Cher.

Elizabeth M (65)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 12:12 pm
Noted and Signed for the doves. Thank You Cher.

Ilona V (0)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 12:21 pm
Thanks Cher. Signed & noted.

# 17,230

Evelyn B (79)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 3:35 pm
Noted and Signed Tks..Cher...
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