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    Sign The Petition for Fur Banning

    I am forwarding this petition as many people as possible. Please take a moment and make a difference......

    Dear Friends,

    I have just read and signed the petition: "Ban Fur-Farming in Sweden!"

    We are trying to reach 50000 signatures, and we need
    YOUR HELP!

    This year, Sweden is very close to finally banning fur-farmning - a
    barbaric industry which kills 1.3 million minks every year in Sweden
    alone. You can help to put pressure on the Swedish Government to take
    swift action for the fur-bearing animals.

    It takes only 30 seconds and will really help. Please follow this link to
    our petition:

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/358991693

    Once you have signed, help even more, by telling your friends
    and family to sign as well!


    Thank you!

    Total Signatures: 9,001
    The most recent signatures* as of 12:58 AM PDT Jul 20, 2005

    # 9,001 7/19/05 6:21 PM Yolanda Hellerr, Sp, AA, BR
    # 9,000 7/19/05 1:58 PM Ivan Vancleynenbreugel, Brussels, NU, BE
    # 8,999 7/19/05 12:38 PM Luiz Cesar Bernardo, São Paulo, BR
    # 8,998 7/19/05 12:20 PM Nadia Guzmán, Mexico City, TX, VE
    # 8,997 7/19/05 10:36 AM Ricardo Piccoli, Campinas, NU, BR
    # 8,996 7/19/05 8:18 AM Isabel Lozada Ch., Piura, NU, PE
    # 8,995 7/19/05 3:12 AM Aine Keegan, Dublin, IE
    # 8,994 7/18/05 3:45 PM Joel raposo Barros, São Gonçalo, NU, BR
    # 8,993 7/18/05 1:40 PM Alison M****ger, Deal Island, MD, US
    # 8,992 7/18/05 12:40 PM Roberto Martínez, Estado De México, MX
    # 8,991 7/17/05 10:40 PM Vanessa Marois, LAc-Beauport, Qc, NU, CA
    # 8,990 7/17/05 7:49 PM Anonymous, Seattle, WA, US
    # 8,989 7/17/05 6:26 PM Marco Piscoya, Chiclayo, NU, PE
    # 8,988 7/17/05 6:24 PM Linda Necic, Chiclayo, NU, PE
    # 8,987 7/16/05 4:31 PM Minerva Guzman, Mexico, NU, MX
    # 8,986 7/16/05 4:29 PM Juan Pablo, Mexico, NU, MX
    # 8,985 7/16/05 12:36 PM Facundo Sanchez Sosa, Bahia Blanca, NU, AR
    # 8,984 7/15/05 10:39 PM Rose Tomberlain, Philadelphia, PA, US
    # 8,983 7/15/05 4:24 PM Edna Legaspi, Mexico, NU, MX
    # 8,982 7/15/05 4:20 PM Carlos Montero, Mexico, NU, MX
    # 8,981 7/15/05 3:44 PM Beatriz Arellano Casanova, Cuernavaca, NU, MX
    # 8,980 7/15/05 2:37 PM Valery Flores, México, NU, MX
    # 8,979 7/15/05 2:29 PM Mónica Moreno Arellano, Cuernavaca, MX
    # 8,978 7/15/05 2:20 PM Alejandro Flores, México, NU, MX
    # 8,977 7/15/05 1:40 PM Julie Bohler, Boulder, CO, US

    To add your name to this petition go to:

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/358991693

    *Signers may choose to hide their identity to the public. Such names will
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    But I think small fur bearer's are quite tasty.
    I am a member of PETA. People Eating Tasty Animals.

    Sorry - Couldn't help it.

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    I signed it bro...

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    Why? The mink population getting low?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heracles74
    I am a member of PETA. People Eating Tasty Animals.


    Yeah, save the animals...........eat a vegetarian!



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    +1 for your cause.

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    where are all the rappers and guidos gonna get there chinchilla coats? lol

    its been signed!

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    sorry, bambi makes agreat sandwich.. there has to be larger causes worth a petition other than a stupid fur..

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    Signed it. Mostly because 2 weeks ago a SMOKING HOT BLONDE working for this issue approached me on town and told me about it. Im talking perfect 10 here. I was chatting with her for half and hour playing all caring about animals god damn it.

    I would highjack meat transports in order to be able to put my meat into her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Decadbal
    sorry, bambi makes agreat sandwich.
    ROFLMFAO!!!!!

    AHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!

    Man that one caught me off guard!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SwoleCat


    Yeah, save the animals...........eat a vegetarian!



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    Very true! You ever seen a "healthy" looking vegetarian?? I didn't think so.

    and I see you changed your sig again. God I hate you. J-K.

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    what's the point.. they are farmed for their furs.. to me it's the same as raising cows for meat. I say let the rappers have their coats.

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    its the way they skin them I guess that is the brutal thing i have heard of skinning them while alive and shit.

    also meat is alot more important then for some people to prance around in mink fur.

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    I'll sign it! I saw this f**ked up video of these dudes skining the animals alive and shit. F**k that!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigen12



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    If it makes you feel good to sign a petition, great, sign away.

    How you know anything will ever come of it is news to me.



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    If they stop fur farming where am I going to get fur?

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    just shave your boyfriend back! j/k lool
    Last edited by radar1234; 07-20-2005 at 05:14 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Decadbal
    sorry, bambi makes agreat sandwich.. there has to be larger causes worth a petition other than a stupid fur..
    Animal cruelty does not seem a cause to you bro?
    They dont even care to put them in sleep first, they just remove the skin while the animal is alive and it takes sometimes hours for the animal to die. Dont you think it is brutal to club thousands of seal cubs each year so some fat rich sluts can wear?
    Eating is essential, you can not substitute meat with something else we need protein but killing an animal for just its fur is barbaric, we are no longer living in caves, it is year 2005, 21st century.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by alevok
    Animal cruelty does not seem a cause to you bro?
    They dont even care to put them in sleep first, they just remove the skin while the animal is alive and it takes sometimes hours for the animal to die. Dont you think it is brutal to club thousands of seal cubs each year so some fat rich sluts can wear?
    Eating is essential, you can not substitute meat with something else we need protein but killing an animal for just its fur is barbaric, we are no longer living in caves, it is year 2005, 21st century.....

    Totaly agree with this. We humans do such filthy things against animals that its sicening. Food is one thing but tormenting animals so a few rich ****ers can prance around in furs is ****ed upp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alevok
    Animal cruelty does not seem a cause to you bro?
    They dont even care to put them in sleep first, they just remove the skin while the animal is alive and it takes sometimes hours for the animal to die. Dont you think it is brutal to club thousands of seal cubs each year so some fat rich sluts can wear?



    So sign a petition that urges them to kill the animals more humanely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SwoleCat
    If it makes you feel good to sign a petition, great, sign away.

    How you know anything will ever come of it is news to me.



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    What do you mean.... you sign it and 3 weks later you get a thank you note and a picture from one of the animals telling you how well they're doing.

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    Similar petitions have done alot to put restrictions on the mink farmers in sweden so signing them is not useless.

    The whole point of this petition isnt any vegan bullshit or anything like that. Just a way to stop useless, cruel slaughter of animals. Honestly is furs so important that thousands after thousdans of minks have to suffer unnesecarly? Had it been animal testing for new drugs I wouldnt oppose it, had it been for food I wouldnt oppose it. But they suffer just so a few ****s are gonna be able to walk in a ****ing fur. THAT IS WRONG.

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    My question is this: Would it make everyone happier if they just put the "cute little fuzzy creatures" to sleep... before peeling their skin off? Or humanely kill them? Because lets face it, regardless of what you think about who buys the $hit, $luts, or whatever, if there is a market for it which there most OBVIOUSLY is... its gonna happen. And there is nothing a petition is going to do about it. It doesn't matter if it is Sweden, France, USA, or what... a market is a market.

    Besides all that. the arguments here seme week to me... the one argument is that they are being farmed for their fur in the first place. Well, like i said, if there is a market for it then it is gonna happen. But it seems the other issue is that they are "de-skinned" while still alive .... SO, where is the real issue? or is this just a rant. See my point? Why pick on furs?? I grew up on a farm. I've butchered cows,pigs, and sheep. But I don't hear anyone complaining about how they are put down? if at all. Cows would get shot in the back of the head in a stall, pigs; clubbed, sheep; if they weren't to amped we'd cut their throat... so what constitutes "humane"
    I think if you are going to cry about Minks and small furry creatures being killed for furs, then you should probably take a good lookat your own clothes, your wives/girlfriends beauty products, your shoes, your baseball gloves, the meat you choose to eat to maintain your diet, etc. The list is endless.
    The bottom line is this. World economy exists on the given MARKETS. Be it the stock market ---> all the way down to that cute little mink. If the people are willing to pay for a product, then right behind that you will find a streamlined process to make that happen.

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    I se your points bro. I am no animal rights activist. But sweden has almost banned mink farms. We are so close to a complete ban that is why the petition is important.

    My biggest thing is the way they skin them alive sometimes. If they where put down before I wouldnt have a problem with it. the second thing is how they are keept. In tiny cages cram packed togheter.

    There is a market for the furs. But with any luck swedish mink furs will not be a product on that market anymore.

    I also support orginasations that want more humane cattle transportation, bigger room for chickens ect. Im not against using animals as food, But atleast dont make them suffer before slaughter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BIG TEXAN
    What do you mean.... you sign it and 3 weks later you get a thank you note and a picture from one of the animals telling you how well they're doing.


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