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Joan Jett Calls For Hearings On Seal Imports To Be Made Public

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Compassionate people everywhere celebrated when the European Union banned seal imports. Now, the World Trade Organization has decided to formally hear Canada and Norway’s arguments against the EU’s ban.

Joan Jett and PETA are asking the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs to open up the hearings and make them available to the public.

Jett wrote, “Norwegians and kind people everywhere have the opportunity to weigh in on this issue by submitting comments to the WTO panel deciding the case, and I hope that they will join me in demanding that the government not allow Norway to be a partner in the largest commercial slaughter of marine mammals on the planet, which has been condemned by world leaders such as President Barack Obama, Vladamir Putin, and the Dalai Lama.”

Anyone who has ever heard about the annual Canadian seal hunt can’t quite fathom how such a brutal and pointless slaughter continues year after year. Hundreds of thousands of baby seals are bludgeoned to death for their fur before they are even old enough to swim.

In the letter, Jett notes that a Norwegian company that receives financial assistance from the government buys nearly 80% of all seal pelts. Just imagine what would happen to the seal industry if that company was no longer able to buy seal fur.

Jett makes a great point in her letter when she says that, “For a country so compassionate that it would ban fur from fashion shows, supporting Canada’s seal massacre just seems ridiculous.”

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