The word today from Great Britain is wonderful news for the seals. Britain is pushing ahead with an import ban on all seal skins.
The British government wants this ban implemented as soon as possible. The British public is outraged and horrified by the mass cruel slaughter of harp seal pups every spring on the East coast of Atlantic Canada.
Britain will also work to expand this ban on seal pelts to all of Europe.
A senior British government spokesperson was quoted in the Sunday Mirror as stating,