Petition against cruel blood sport
ireland / britain |
Saturday April 07, 2012 21:53 by John Fitzgerald - Campaign for the Abolition of Cruel Sports
Petitioning against the horrific cruelty of live hare coursing in Ireland
Hare Coursing: Please help to end this cruelty
Campaign for the Abolition of Cruel Sports
Lower Coyne Street, Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone: 00 353 56 77 25543 or (086) 3271179
Petition to end the cruel practice of live hare coursing in Ireland
Please sign this petition (it takes only a few seconds) seeking support for the upcoming Bill to ban the horribly cruel practice of live hare coursing in Ireland.
Hare coursing is a so-called "sport" in which hares (jack rabbits to Americans) are set up as bait for greyhounds to chase and terrorize. Many hares are killed or horribly injured each year as they are mauled or tossed about like rag dolls on the coursing fields. Some hares die within seconds of being struck by the fast moving dogs. Others die of agonizing internal injuries, such as bone breakages that cannot heal.
A member of Ireland's parliament, the Dail, will attempt in the coming months to have hare coursing banned.
We desperately need people to petition the government of Ireland, requesting its support for this Bill.
That's where this petition comes in. Each time a person signs it, an email immediately goes to the Taoiseach and Tanaiste (Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland) requesting their support for the Bill.
Here's the petition:
(If the link doesn't work when you press on it, please try later. This sometimes happens)
A protest againt hare coursing in Ireland (Clonmel, County Tipperary)