“Seal hunting is one of the most atrocious and inhumane acts against animals allowed by any government. Canada is allowing the slaughter of a record number of seals in their 2011 hunting season, which is going on right now. The seals are often younger than 3 months old.”
DeGeneres then continued, “This has to stop. To my friends and fans in Canada: please help put a stop to this. Follow the link below to make a donation and send the message that killing innocent animals is wrong. Thank you for your support. Click here!”
Currently the Canadian government sanctions the killing of baby harp seals, where their skin is harvested for its fur and use in fashion.
The link takes you to PETA’s website, where they’ve coined the slogan “Stop Seal Hunting in Canada Now.” Donations are accepted on the website, and close to $45, 000 has already been contributed.