Topic

fur farming

3 petitions

Update posted 2 days ago

Petition to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Simon Coveney TD, Department of Agriculture, Minister for Agriculture, Joan Burton TD, Agriculture Minister Michael Creed, Leo Varadkar, Brendan Howlin

Ban fur farming in Ireland

Fur farming is a shameful industry based on cruelly caging animals, gassing them to death and ripping the fur from their bodies. The Republic of Ireland must follow the example of Northern Ireland (and countries around the world) and ban fur farming now. Watch our video footage which shows the victims of fur farming in Irelandhttps://youtu.be/artr7qwCLLk Demand a ban on fur farming in Ireland. Email the Irish Prime Minister/Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Agriculture Minister Michael Creed now. Email: Leo.Varadkar@oir.ie, michael.creed@oir.ie, minister@agriculture.gov.ie, taoiseach@taoiseach.gov.ie, AnimalHealthAndWelfareAct@agriculture.gov.ie TEL: +353 (0)1-6194000 (Leo Varadkar)TEL: +353 (0)1-607 2000 (Michael Creed) Leave a comment on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/campaignforleohttps://www.facebook.com/michaelcreedtdTweet to @campaignforLeo @creedcnw SAMPLE LETTER Dear Taoiseach Varadkar and Minister Creed, I support a total ban on fur farming and an immediate closure of Ireland's remaining fur farms. In these hellholes, animals suffer a horrendous life of misery in cages before being cruelly gassed to death. Please act NOW to ban fur farming in Ireland. Yours sincerely, [Name/Location]

Irish Council Against Blood Sports ICABS
30,854 supporters
Started 2 years ago

Petition to Parliament of Estonia, Members of the Rural Affairs Committee

End fur farming in Estonia

There are about 30-50 fur farms in Estonia. Estonia's biggest fur farm raises 150 000 minks and 20 000 foxes. The total number of fur animals (foxes, minks, rabbits, chinchillas) in Estonia is about 200 000. The sector employs 90 people.A national petition to ban fur farming in Estonia was signed by more than 10 000 Estonian citizens in 2014. The animal advocacy organization Loomus handed the signatures and the corresponding memorandum to the parliament. A public discussion about the memorandum was held at the Rural Affairs Committee last June. As a result of this discussion, the committee made an assignment to the Minister of Rural Affairs to conduct an analysis, which the latter ordered from the Estonian University of Life Sciences. In May 2016, the final report of an impact analysis on Estonian fur farming was presented to the committee. The Rural Affairs Committee closed the national petition, the bill was however introduced to the parliament by 14 parliament members from different parties.On 10 May 2017, with 24 votes in favour and 49 against, the parliament of Estonia rejected the bill that would outlaw fur farming in Estonia over a period of ten years. The bill will be presented again until Estonia bans fur farming.According to two different public polls, over half or 58 percent of the Estonian population is either “rather” or “definitely” against raising and killing animals in farms for the purpose of producing fur.Banning fur farms in Estonia is an important step towards the state’s more ethical behavior. There is no place for cruel, environmentally hazardous and unnecessary fur farms in a modern, progressive society.  Video material:Estonian mink and fox farm in 2012: https://youtu.be/9cmFSxZUvwAEstonian mink and fox farm in 2014: https://youtu.be/CE803kY41P4

NGO Animal Advocacy Organization Loomus
46,415 supporters