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Sea Shepherd Needs Your Help To Save Whales & Help Captain Watson


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, obama, whales, Sea Shepherd, Paul Watson, Conservation, Oceans, ethics, government, corruption, constitution, abuse, congress, SupremeCourt, propaganda, dishonesty )

Michael
- 559 days ago - seashepherd.org.au
Call-out to International Supporters to Sign Two White House Petitions - 30 Days to Collect 100,000 Signatures from Around the World.



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Michael M. (58)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:56 am
The first petition is titled, “Take strong action to stop the Japanese from killing whales in the Southern Ocean Antarctic Whale Sanctuary” and can be found at: http://wh.gov/Vnbu. The full text of the petition language follows:

“The President must take swift and decisive action against Japan's illegal whaling.

Under the Pelly Amendment and the Packwood-Magnuson Amendment, the President has the power to apply economic sanctions against Japan for its continued whale slaughter in the Antarctic Whale Sanctuary. The United States asserts that it resolutely opposes whale hunting by Japan, but does little to actually bring a halt to the practice.

The U.S. State Dept. has declared: “We remain resolute in our opposition to commercial whaling, including so-called ‘scientific’ whaling, in particular in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary established by the International Whaling Commission. In this context we wish to emphasize that lethal techniques are not required in modern whale conservation and management.”
 

Michael M. (58)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:56 am
The second petition is titled, “Provide Safe Haven to Captain Paul Watson, Founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society” and can be found at: http://wh.gov/VnRf. The full text of the petition language follows:

We request the U.S. not extradite U.S citizen Paul F. Watson.

There are two active Interpol Red Notices issued against Captain Watson at the request of Costa Rica and Japan. Underlying these notices are non-lethal acts in defense of marine life suffering from illegal shark fishing and whaling operations. The warrants are politically motivated.

Captain Watson is a world-renowned and highly respected leader in environmental issues. In 1999, he was awarded President George H.W. Bush’s "Daily Points of Light" Award and in 2000, he was named one of Time Magazine’s “Top 20 Environmental Heroes of the 20th Century.” In 2012, he became only the second person ever to be honored with the Jules Verne Award for environmentalists and adventurers. Captain Watson is a national treasure.

According to the procedures on the “We the People” White House Petitions page, Sea Shepherd has until close of business on February 28th (30 days) to garner 100,000 bonafide signatures from individuals 13 years and older who support these motions in order for the White House to consider taking action on the petitions.
 

Michael M. (58)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:57 am
You do not have to be a U.S. citizen in order to sign these petitions. Anyone from around the world can add their name to these petitions.
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:08 pm
Noted and already signed both yesterday,thanks.
 

LMj Sunshine (124)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 4:18 pm
Done, TY!!
 

Thomas P. (468)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:14 pm
Noted and signed...thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 18, 2013, 2:54 am
Done
 

Mary Roberts (40)
Monday February 18, 2013, 2:23 pm
noted and signed,Thanks.
 

Angelika R. (146)
Monday February 18, 2013, 5:37 pm
signed both, one already earlier, thx Michael. They urgently need signatures! Links again:

Take strong action to stop the Japanese from killing whales in the Southern Ocean Antarctic Whale Sanctuary
Provide Safe Haven to Captain Paul Watson, Founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
 

Joan M. (1090)
Monday February 18, 2013, 9:45 pm
Noted & Both Petitions signed. Thanks Michael
 

Patricia N. (8)
Monday February 18, 2013, 10:03 pm
Noted and Signed. Terrible what they are doing to Paul Watson. I'm surprised his freedom has lasted this long with all the brave things he has done.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 4:18 am
I wanted to sign it again but I couldn't.

We need to support our martyrs.
 
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