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News :: Environment
The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
06 Nov 2005
The Canadian government may let us know this week how many seal pups they will allow to be legally slaughtered—it could be as high as 350,000!
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The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!

As early as Tuesday, November 8, the Canadian government could issue the quota for how many seal pups can be legally bludgeoned to death in this seasons annual seal “hunt.” It is unclear why such a practice is referred to as a hunt as the animals are completely defenseless and have no way to flee. The facts are shocking.

Last season, almost 320,000 seal pups, only days and weeks old, were killed just for their fur, which is illegal in most countries including the U.S. A veterinary panel concluded as many as 42% were skinned alive while conscious. As many as 120,000 were killed in two days!

The great majority of Americans who are aware this slaughter is in full swing again, are appalled. The problem is, with all the natural disasters this year; there has not been enough news coverage. Most Americans have no idea this is still happening in North America.

The Canadian government may let us know this week how many seal pups they will allow to be legally slaughtered—it could be as high as 350,000!

Get angry and do something!

Email Geoff Reagan now at Regan.G (at) parl.gc.ca and tell enough! Stop this barbaric practice.

The Hon. Geoff Regan, M.P., Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
Parliament Hill: House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6
Canada
See also:
http://www.harpseals.org
http://www.protectseals.org

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Re: The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
06 Nov 2005
Well, as long as your are not making the absurd suggestion that the slaughter gives seals a birthright of murderous theft of palestinian lands, I can support your efforts.
Re: The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
07 Nov 2005
Finally! Unless some clown on here turns this into their own personal agenda to whine about something they don't have all the facts on - I'll support this one! Destroying any kind of helpless animal does need to be stopped.
Re: The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
07 Nov 2005
And to add to that - I am amazed that there is finally a cause on here that is worth mentioning and supporting! Great job, kids! Keep it up!
Re: The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
09 Nov 2005
Yeah that's pretty brutal.
Re: The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
09 Nov 2005
Judging by the number of comments - It seems that people here only will "support" something that they think they know all about yet a worthwhile cause like this gets no attention. Interesting.
Re: The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
09 Nov 2005
how on aerth could any one club a baby seal? they're just so fucking adorable!
Re: The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
09 Nov 2005
I agree with Noah!
Clubbing a seal? Insane! I say we hand a crate of Uzi's over to the seals!
Re: The Clock on the Slaughter Starts Week!
02 Dec 2005
What about the cute little fuzzy seals????????

Give me Fire team of highly motivated Infantrymen and we'll protect the seals.