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Stop Owl Sacrifices in India on Diwali PETITION


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Anna
- 398 days ago - change.org
An increase in illegal owl trade and sacrifices around Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, threatens the future of owls in India. Superstitions and false beliefs have created a demand for owls and their body parts in ceremonial rituals during



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Animae C (517)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 9:02 pm
Signed
1,681 supporters

Thanx Anna
 

Sue H (7)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 9:06 pm
Signed.
 

Mike H (252)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 9:19 pm
signed ty
 

Mandi T (445)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 9:29 pm
You’re one of 1,683 people to sign this petition.
 

Walter F (134)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 9:54 pm
Signed Anna.. Do they really believe this mindless cruelty will lead to salvation/? How bloody stupid can people become.?
 

Ljiljana Milic (116)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 10:39 pm
> 1,685 supporters
815 needed to reach 2,500
& Thank you Anna
 

ROBERTO M (6)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 11:33 pm
SIGNED TY
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 11:39 pm
Signed. Thanks Anna.
 

Ondine J (134)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 11:45 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Anna
 

Inge Bjorkman (196)
Monday April 25, 2016, 12:15 am
Signed.

Love
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 25, 2016, 12:17 am
Noted, signed--ty
 

Victoria P (113)
Monday April 25, 2016, 12:28 am
Signed with thanks
 

Doris F (22)
Monday April 25, 2016, 1:34 am
noted+signed, thank you Anna
 

Ingo Schreiner (8)
Monday April 25, 2016, 1:36 am
thank you
 

Heidi Gail N (60)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:24 am
Signed and noted. Thank you
 

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Monday April 25, 2016, 3:14 am
signed
 

Nicola F (0)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:41 am
Signed.
 

Joan W (57)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:51 am
signed, thank you
 

Barb StarIssues V (199)
Monday April 25, 2016, 6:37 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Barb StarIssues V (199)
Monday April 25, 2016, 6:39 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday April 25, 2016, 6:44 am
Noted and already signed.
 

natasha salgado (714)
Monday April 25, 2016, 7:47 am
Signed-thx Anna
 

Veronique L (209)
Monday April 25, 2016, 8:36 am
Signed & Noted, thank you.
 

Roberto MARINI (112)
Monday April 25, 2016, 9:05 am
This is a very stupid sacrifice
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Monday April 25, 2016, 9:31 am
S & N & S!
 

Lisa M (25)
Monday April 25, 2016, 10:38 am
Signed and shared. Thanks.
 

esther w (24)
Monday April 25, 2016, 10:59 am
Sigh...India again!
signed, shared, noted
 

Ed Star Issues V (201)
Monday April 25, 2016, 11:35 am
S&N, Thanks
 

basabi Banerjee (28)
Monday April 25, 2016, 11:45 am
This is all the more nonsensical as the horrible thing is done for superstitious beliefs. The owl just like the elephant is the vahana or carrier of one of the chief goddess of the Hindus Laxmi. So the owl is also revered in most of the places of India. This double facedness has brought about disharmony not only to the eco system but also the cultural system in India
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (61)
Monday April 25, 2016, 11:51 am
S&N;thanks for sharing
 

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Monday April 25, 2016, 12:43 pm
Already signed. Thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 25, 2016, 1:25 pm
I had signed--but noted
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Monday April 25, 2016, 1:29 pm
Signed !!!!
 

Dianne D (490)
Monday April 25, 2016, 1:37 pm
signed
 

Sandra Vito (98)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:07 pm
firmado! gracias
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (193)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:11 pm
podpisane
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (193)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:11 pm
tweetnięte
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (193)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:13 pm
udostępnione na fb.
 

Marie-Ange Berchem (53)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:20 pm
Noted, signed & shared
 

Birgit W (160)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:26 pm
Signed.
 

Tom Tree (246)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:43 pm
UNBELIEVABLE !!
WTF!
 

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Monday April 25, 2016, 2:50 pm
You’re one of 1,740 people to sign this petition. Thanks Anna!
 

Apolonia Pl (396)
Monday April 25, 2016, 3:50 pm
You are one of 1,750 people to sign this petition. Now help find 750 more people to reach the goal.
 

Kate Kenner (215)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:00 pm
Despite the high opinion many humans have of themselves we really are not quite the intelligent species we purport ourselves to be; if we were there would not be these ridiculous rituals that involve sacrifices and the magical power of animals body parts. If they were true than maybe the earth really is flat. Stupid humans.
 

Dori C (17)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:07 pm
signed.
 

Beth M (143)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:09 pm
Already signed
 

Ken O (55)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:25 pm
Sacrificing Owls? You idiots.
 

Ken O (55)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:26 pm
PS, what a beautiful little owl in the photo.
 

Angeles Madrazo (298)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:50 pm
Signed
 

Eleonora Oldani (37)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:53 pm

Signed -Totally agree with Kate Kenner and Basabi Banerjee!
 

Kay M (347)
Monday April 25, 2016, 4:55 pm
done.
 

Betty K Site Issues (304)
Monday April 25, 2016, 5:35 pm
Leave the owls alone!
 

Veronica B (23)
Monday April 25, 2016, 5:37 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Anna.
No more sacrifices, cruelty and superstition!! Where are the India Authorities???
 

Christine Stewart (134)
Monday April 25, 2016, 5:48 pm
horrible!
 

Cheryl Sickler (7)
Monday April 25, 2016, 6:35 pm
Thanks Anna. Signed and noted. Idiotic!
 

Allen O (209)
Monday April 25, 2016, 7:15 pm
Thanks Anna - Signed and noted
 

aj E (164)
Monday April 25, 2016, 7:18 pm
s&n
 

Jennifer Smell (77)
Monday April 25, 2016, 7:38 pm
Noted, Signed & Shared
 

Marie W (67)
Monday April 25, 2016, 8:16 pm
S&N,
 

Dawn M (141)
Monday April 25, 2016, 8:18 pm
Done!
 

Sandra Ferri (117)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 12:35 am
Already signed TY Anna xoxo
 

desanka s (419)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 1:20 am
Done! Thank you Anna.
 

Fran away F (122)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 1:23 am
Signed and noted. Thanks, Anna.
 

SylvieBusy A (231)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 3:24 am
Noted, already signed, reshared.
Thank you
 

Ivana D (50)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 4:55 am
Signed
 

Ivana D (50)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 4:57 am
Why don't they sacrifice themselves????
 

Ruth C (95)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 5:27 am
Signed
 

Harry Knapp (0)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 7:00 am
I have signed this petition.
 

pam w (139)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 7:59 am
Done, thanks.
 

Ingrid A (524)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 9:26 am
Done
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 9:45 am
Apparently I had already signed this petition
 

Scott S (17)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 12:40 pm
Thanks!
 

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 4:38 pm
signed and noted thanks
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 7:20 pm
Already signed. Thanks, Anna.
 

David R (0)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 8:28 pm
Thanks for sharing!
 

Val M (57)
Wednesday April 27, 2016, 5:50 am
signed and noted. They must still be living in the dark ages.
 

Sandra Penna (135)
Wednesday April 27, 2016, 6:03 am
signed.
 

Bartlomiej T (296)
Wednesday April 27, 2016, 3:17 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you, Anna.
 

Jan N (85)
Friday April 29, 2016, 3:04 pm
Signed and noted.
 

dagmar karin dag (35)
Friday April 29, 2016, 3:29 pm
fFirmado,muchas gracias
 

J.J. v. Dongen (0)
Friday April 29, 2016, 5:09 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Sara Away G (105)
Friday April 29, 2016, 6:31 pm
Signed and pinned.
 

Naomi Dreyer (46)
Friday April 29, 2016, 8:17 pm
Signed, of course.
 

IZA W (9)
Saturday April 30, 2016, 2:50 am
Let's hope that in time, as India graduates to become a member of the first world, their superstitions and disregard for human and animal liberties will become extinct. Signed.
 

federico bortoletto (46)
Saturday April 30, 2016, 2:08 pm
Notato e già firmato
 

Paulett Simunich (0)
Sunday May 1, 2016, 6:59 pm
This is being done because it has been a part of the culture for many, many, centuries......Education on the owl habitate and that shortly, there may not be any owls left for this custom needs to started post-haste.
 

Julia Troitskaia (52)
Monday May 2, 2016, 2:15 pm
Signed
 

joan silaco (594)
Friday May 6, 2016, 3:24 am
why must you destroy an innocent creature like the owl? who doesn't destroy anyone?
 

MmAway M (492)
Tuesday October 18, 2016, 7:06 pm
Ty Anna for posting for more exposure.

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