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Hey Avril - it's probably time you stop hunting.

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Last week, the story went viral of an American dentist who shot, killed, and beheaded a well-known and beloved lion named Cecil, by luring it out of a protected national park in Zimbabwe. You can read about it here.

The overwhelming response to this tragic and senseless act shows how far the general public has progressed when it comes to animal welfare. Each year, we have less tolerance for the cruel and unnecessary murder of helpless creatures for "sport", and we need to start putting pressure on famous and influential public figures, who's actions have far reaching consequences.

Please sign this petition, and pass it along to your friends. 

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Dear Ms. Lavigne,

We are a mix of fans and potential fans, who acknowledge your talent and praise your philanthropic endeavors (raising over a half million dollars to support children living with serious illnesses). But we hereby respectfully ask that you reconsider your stance on hunting. 

You have repeatedly listed "hunting" as a favorite pastime on websites and in interviews. And hunted with your brother near your home in Canada. We understand you may have been brought up - like many of us - in a culture where hunting was celebrated. And we understand how this makes it difficult to look at the issue objectively. But you have always been known and admired for your bold, independent attitude. You make your own decisions, and you choose your own destiny.

So it is with understanding that we respectfully ask you - as an influential role model to millions - to reconsider your hunting trips, and re-evaluate your public endorsement of hunting for sport. 

- Sincerely, Change.org petitioners. 



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