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The vast majority of the world realizes there is no healthy population of Whales, and the japanese hunting in their SANCTUARY is not helping that problem. To top that, it's outrageous that they pretend they're doing "research" and LIE to the whole world about it, just so they may continue to flaunt the International Whaling Commission rules and collect whalemeat to sell. If the meat is found to have too much mercury in it, they "donate" it to schools to serve to children as lunches because...

The vast majority of the world realizes there is no healthy population of Whales, and the japanese hunting in their SANCTUARY is not helping that problem. To top that, it's outrageous that they pretend they're doing "research" and LIE to the whole world about it, just so they may continue to flaunt the International Whaling Commission rules and collect whalemeat to sell. If the meat is found to have too much mercury in it, they "donate" it to schools to serve to children as lunches because they can't sell it as the high-price delicacy. What they don't sell goes bad in a warehouse and gets dumped. They then go back out for re-stock.
There's no reason to slaughter dolphins either... especially since there ARE other sources of food, and every kind is available to them because Japan is far from being a poor country anymore! America, and others, have made them rich buying their cars and phones and computers and TVs. Whaling is actually a very antiquated way to gain food. It's prehistoric!

Brenda Crabill-Garman

Please stop! Cant you see how cruel and brutal this treatment of the whales is? I thought the japanese were a kind and loving ppl, but obviously not anymore! I WILL NOT be attending or even watching the Olympic games for this reason!!

Tulip Maze
Tulip Maze

just put a huge Stop to this right now!!!!! Japan otherwise there'll be no olympics or dolphins to share it with!!!! if you don't STOP no one well be watching the olympics.

Francisbro Rubianes
Francisbro Rubianes

I already signed. But I think there is a wording error there. "Making it illegal to hunt dolphins and whales in Japan would accomplish this!" Yes stop slaughtering dolphins and whales but please by all means keep killing Dall's (and other) porpoises? HUNTING ANY CETACEAN SHOULD BE BANNED

Shona Lewendon
Shona Lewendon
  • Francisbro Rubianes

Fair point. Amended..

Jolene Cardwell

This just makes me sick. Japan has no right to do this to these poor animals. When will they realize that the killing of helpless and trapped animals is just wrong. Money is the true evil here and some people will do anything for it. They have no respect for anyone or anything.

Gerald R Reynolds
Gerald R Reynolds

Research my ass, no one has to kill anything to do research on it. That is a barbaric and medieval practice and should be banned everywhere in the world.

Lynn Jones Jackson
Lynn Jones Jackson

It has come to this! Since those in authority that could remedy the horrific dolphin & whale killing, but for years have refused to change this practice, the Olympic Committee MUST refuse Japan from hosting the 2020 games. Why should Japan be held up on a pedastal & revered when they are knowingly breaking international law and engaging in such brutal killing methods, lying through their teeth. A precedent must be set and until they stop this killing & capturing, they should not be allowed...

It has come to this! Since those in authority that could remedy the horrific dolphin & whale killing, but for years have refused to change this practice, the Olympic Committee MUST refuse Japan from hosting the 2020 games. Why should Japan be held up on a pedastal & revered when they are knowingly breaking international law and engaging in such brutal killing methods, lying through their teeth. A precedent must be set and until they stop this killing & capturing, they should not be allowed to hold any worldwide event of such a prestigious nature! It will not be tolerated any longer! Let's stand together & make a statement, speaking for those who have no voice!

Melody Lee-Gattenby
Melody Lee-Gattenby

This is not acceptable - the support for each and every one of these pledges and petitions is a testament that we are no longer willing to accept these actions by the Japanese Government

Lan Zaro
Lan Zaro

Mahatma Gandhi - "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."

Edik Baghoumian
Edik Baghoumian
  • Lan Zaro

Oh Lord ! Well Done and much appreciated for the BEST comment ! Yes that is the Fact and thank You Lan Zaro !!!

Marijana Stokes
Marijana Stokes
  • Lan Zaro

Yes you got it right these people are scum off society fathers off the games whould be ashamed for the games to be held in Japan

Yamamoto San
Yamamoto San
  • Lan Zaro

The greatness of a person can be judged by how they respect other people's culture and livelihood.

Peg McMillen French
Peg McMillen French
  • Yamamoto San

Not when the culture & livelihood sopports the barbaric & henious acts of pure torture & inhumane death purely for greed of money. I've seen "The Cove"Yeah, we're not perfect in treatment of farm animals but we're working on it.....many organizations are supporting it.

Martha Velasco
Martha Velasco

I am discontinuing purchasing products made in Japan and pray that this barbaric act comes to an end.

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