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Sealers Will Be Charged for Hunt Violations: DFO

Animals  (tags: Seals, baby seals, canadian seal slaughter, DFO, charged, seal hunt violations, cruelty, animalwelfare, goodnews )

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Four sealers are facing a total of 17 charges of breaking the rules of the seal hunt during 2007, CBC News has learned. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans said the incidents that led to charges occurred in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. DFO is not releasin

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Wednesday May 14, 2008, 1:22 pm
I cannot help but wonder if the punishment will be anything more than a slap on the wrist for these sealers. More often than not, charges against those who commit such crimes against innocent, helpless animals are more to appease those who stand in defense of these innocents rather than to actually punish the guilty.

Noted with a heavy heart for the suffering and deaths of all seals murdered during the seal hunts.
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