Seabury Lyon
Seabury Lyon

I am old now and I deeply regret having participated in trapping, 70 yrs later. The visions of my inflicted agonies and inhumanity plague me still as few others of my sins do. To those who still trap, stop it. If you don't regret it yet, you will… grievously. To those who work to stop it, keep up the good fight and recall that we are still in an "awkward phase" in human development, but change is inevitable.

Regarding "justice for the unborn": I consider the term to be an alarmingly...

I am old now and I deeply regret having participated in trapping, 70 yrs later. The visions of my inflicted agonies and inhumanity plague me still as few others of my sins do. To those who still trap, stop it. If you don't regret it yet, you will… grievously. To those who work to stop it, keep up the good fight and recall that we are still in an "awkward phase" in human development, but change is inevitable.

Regarding "justice for the unborn": I consider the term to be an alarmingly ignorant and inhuman one, betraying a stupefying lack of compassion… and grace.

Dana Mayer
Dana Mayer
  • Seabury Lyon

I don't know you but thank you so much for signing our petition and for sharing it. Your words speak volumes to me and I so appreciate your honesty. We will do our best to beat this in our little county! Thank you so much.

Beverly Gannon
Beverly Gannon
  • Seabury Lyon

seabury, i m sorry but i think its a bit too late in life to say your sorry dont you.?

Dana Mayer
Dana Mayer
  • Seabury Lyon

It is NEVER too late to say one is sorry but that is my personal opinion! LOL And at least he learned and changed!

Gail Clark
Gail Clark
  • Seabury Lyon

Seabury, at least you are speaking out against this now. Too late for some animals but maybe will change a few minds out there. We learn from our mistakes. I'm going to borrow your comment if you don't mind, with credit to you. Other trappers should see this and I think you ARE trying to get the word out.

Thorsten Wetzig
Thorsten Wetzig
  • Seabury Lyon

Thank you for that, Seabury. I appreciate your courage to talk about the past and to change your mind. We need people like you. You can tell us what trapping really is.

Gabriella Nancy Donivan
Gabriella Nancy Donivan
  • Seabury Lyon

beverly... how can it ever be too late to admit you made mistakes and say you are sorry?

Maria Eduarda
Maria Eduarda
  • Seabury Lyon

Beverly Gannon no its not it is never too late to acknowledge our mistakes :D that is what Jesus come here to teach us what is not ? :D love to you

Pamela Perry Smith
Pamela Perry Smith
  • Seabury Lyon

I certainly do not believe it is ever to late to be genuinely sorry for something you did in your youth .who the he'll are you to question Mr. Lyon heart felt apology.judge not lest yea be judged.

Margaretha Siebert
Margaretha Siebert
  • Seabury Lyon

Seabury, for each animal you trapped and tortured 10 trapper, who stop trapping because of your courage - that's turning hell in heaven!

Debra O'Neil
Debra O'Neil

Where is polk County?

Dana Mayer
Dana Mayer
  • Debra O'Neil

Debra, Polk County is in North Carolina

Debra O'Neil
Debra O'Neil
  • Debra O'Neil

DISGUSTING!!!!

Debra O'Neil
Debra O'Neil
  • Debra O'Neil

Trapping is so archaic! They need to make these traps illegal. If the low-lifes who set these traps want to catch an animal, be a man and legally hunt it. Trapping was obviously set up for those hunters who are "special needs' and cannot kill an animal with normal hunting practices. Any dumb ass can set a trap, it actually takes skill to "hunt" an animal.

Barbara Rothrock
Barbara Rothrock

Leghold traps don't discriminate.

Michael Vogt
Michael Vogt
  • Barbara Rothrock

I think barbaric is the word for them

Cinnamon Landman
Cinnamon Landman

Whether domestic or wild, all animals suffer the same agonies of pain and fear, when caught in these brutal and unforgiving traps. There's no excuse for any of it. Too many humans feel a *divine right* to occupy and use every bit of space on this planet, despite the fact that these animals were put here by nature/God for a reason. And whether or not we recognize that reason, or agree with it, the point is that we have no right to make the choice to torture and kill any sentient being,...

Whether domestic or wild, all animals suffer the same agonies of pain and fear, when caught in these brutal and unforgiving traps. There's no excuse for any of it. Too many humans feel a *divine right* to occupy and use every bit of space on this planet, despite the fact that these animals were put here by nature/God for a reason. And whether or not we recognize that reason, or agree with it, the point is that we have no right to make the choice to torture and kill any sentient being, because we covet the space which they occupy, and obviously have occupied, before we humans decided we wanted it, and therefore we *deserve* it.

Nathalie Yelle
Nathalie Yelle

signé

Angela Rojas
Angela Rojas

No, defenseless animal..No Animal should ever suffer this ,nor should a great Country such as ours should allow it.

Millie J. Bowling
Millie J. Bowling

NC has a poor record in managing its wildlife. Please go to RiseNC.org for more information. Follow the links to sign petitions against NC killing deer and banning Fox and Coyote Pens in NC. Every voice counts.

Sandra De La Paz
Sandra De La Paz

No puedo soportar ver sufrir a un animal, es algo que me destruye por dentro...............pobrecitos.

Christine Archetti
Christine Archetti

pauvre bete je suis degouter.

Edith Z Cahoon
Edith Z Cahoon

Do the traps come with reading instructions for anything or anybody who you do Not want to catch in the trap. Is there a recording that can sense it when children at play come around? Are we back in the Middle Ages?

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