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ACTION ALERT: Canadian Government: Horses Are NOT Food! PLEASE SIGN !


Animals  (tags: horrendous cruelty, suffering, horses, kiled, canadian government, laws )

Simone
- 2726 days ago - change.org
With nearly 100,000 horses slaughtered in 2010 alone, Canada's horse slaughter industry is among the largest in the world and a shameful betrayal of our loyal companions. With the closing of the remaining equine slaughter plants in the United States



   

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Judy C (91)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 1:38 am
Signed. Thanks Simone.
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 2:59 am
Noted and signed.
Thanks
 

Arild Warud (174)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 3:44 am
Signed,thanks Simone.
 

Ruth C (87)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 7:27 am
Signed.
Be kind to all living thing's, because God is watching!!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 8:18 am
already signed & shared, TU Simone
 

Regina P (63)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 8:37 am
Noted & already signed. Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 9:59 am
signed
 

Andrea Nemec (213)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 10:45 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

. (1)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 11:55 am
Already Signed.
 

. (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 1:09 pm
Signed and emailed to my Change.org friends.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 3:47 pm
signed noted
 

Fran F (116)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 5:43 pm
Done! Thanks, Simone.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 6:24 pm
already signed and shared, thanks Simone
 

Walter Firth (45)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 6:26 pm
Signed Simone
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 7:15 pm
Noted and signed. "Human liberation will begin when we understand that our evolution and fulfillment are contingent on the recognition of animal rights and on a compassionate and responsible stewardship of nature." - Dr. Michael W. Fox, (Animal Activist)
 

. (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 8:02 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 10:01 pm
Noted and signed, thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 11:05 pm
I can no longer sign Change petitons, but I am starring everyone that did, that I am not too soon to star.
 

Danuta W (1251)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 1:03 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 3:39 am
From a Mahayana Buddhist view.... One of the most important tertöns of Tibet, Jigme Lingpa, wrote of his great compassion for animals.

Of all his merit-making, Jigme Lingpa was most proud of his feelings of compassion for animals; he says that this is the best part of his entire life story. He writes of his sorrow when he witnessed the butchering of animals by humans. He often bought and set free animals about to be slaughtered (a common Buddhist act). He ‘changed the perception’ of others, when he once caused his followers to save a female yak from being butchered, and he continually urged his disciples to forswear the killing of animals

In The Life of Shabkar, the Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin, Shabkar Tsodruk Rangdrol wrote:

Above all, you must constantly train your mind to be loving, compassionate, and filled with Bodhicitta. You must give up eating meat, for it is very wrong to eat the flesh of our parent sentient beings.
The Angulimaliya Sutra quotes a dialogue between Buddha and Manjusri on meat eating:

Mańjuśrī asked, “Do Buddhas not eat meat because of the tathāgata-garbha ?”

The Blessed One replied, “Mańjuśrī, that is so. There are no beings who have not been one’s mother, who have not been one’s sister through generations of wandering in beginningless and endless saṃsāra. Even one who is a dog has been one’s father, for the world of living beings is like a dancer. Therefore, one’s own flesh and the flesh of another are a single flesh, so Buddhas do not eat meat.

“Moreover, Mańjuśrī, the dhātu of all beings is the dharmadhātu, so Buddhas do not eat meat because they would be eating the flesh of one single dhātu.”
 

Jake Cohen (3)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 5:37 am
No animals should be food. Noted & signed.
 

Dawn Harvey (23)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 6:05 am
signed
 

Shelli S (374)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 7:32 am
Already signed and sent. Noted!
 

Shelli S (374)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 7:55 am
Already signed and sent, noted.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 10:01 am
Already signed and noted, thank you!
 

Vicky P (476)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 12:34 pm
Already signed and now noted
 

Heidy A (0)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 1:12 pm
Signed
 

Jan G (86)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 2:04 pm
Signed - and end to all slaughter of animals would be preferable.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 4:23 pm
~Done
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Monday December 5, 2011, 6:13 am
Already signed
Thank you, Simone!
 
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