"The greatest immorality in the seal hunting controversy has been the reckless, indiscriminate, deliberate campaign of racial discrimination and hatred which has been deliberately fostered against the people of Newfoundland and of Canada by groups and individuals whose primary aim is to raise funds, particularly in the United States and in Europe."
Tom Hughes, Executive Vice-President of the Ontario Federation of Humane Societies (1978) and former British Columbia SPCA executive
Mr. Hughes was an outspoken critic of the seal hunt.
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I'm sure many will say they have known this for years. I guess in my semi-ignorant state and lack of a complete knowledge on how the animal rights movement works I had missed it. Until now that is. Since I have been researching this issue I have had one nagging question that has been scratching at the back of my mind, a dull hollow sound really. Seeing that there are as many moose killed as harp seals in North America and twice as many deer, I could not get past the question of "why seals?" Why seals indeed. I guess, like most, I went through the usual gambit of reasons.
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