I have been in touch with Canadian fishermen who no longer want to endure the dangerous conditions of the hunt and would like their government to consider a buy back of their licenses. However, the Canadian government refuses to buy out the industry, instead choosing to heavily subsidize the seal hunt.
An angry Huffington Post blogger has tried to build himself up by tearing down the work of The Humane Society of the United States. So we'll reply. On our terms. The red-in-the-face online writer thinks he could do a better job for animals if only he could command an organization as big and proud and as deeply rooted in our culture as the HSUS. Allow us, just once, to borrow from his own inelegant writing: "This is a complete crock."