Seal Slaughter Starts Today!

Published by PETA.

This is it, people. If you haven’t written to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee yet, today is the day. Not only did Canada’s annual seal slaughter start today, they’ve actually increased the quota of seals that can be slaughtered. This means that seal killers can legally bash in the heads of up to 338,200 seals in the coming weeks. That’s right—the world’s biggest marine mammal slaughter just got bigger.

If you need a refresher course in just how disgusting the seal slaughter is, watch this video:


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That’s what the Canadian government has the unmitigated gall to call “humane.” I kid you not.

Help stop this senseless massacre. Click here and here for a list of easy actions you can take for seals today. And please encourage your friends, family, and everyone you see on the street to do the same.

Written by Alisa Mullins

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