This bill immediately removes every species, including wolves, from the list of threatened and endangered species.
This, my friends, is the grand finale, our final hope in stopping animal cruelty from resuming on our National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska.
This is a continuation of our first page of tweets to Stop #HJResolution69. If you have not sent off the first set of tweets they can be located here. Between the two sheets, we have 352 tweets. For ease of tweeting follow these instructions: Close your twitter window and open this post on your browser, do … Continue reading Tweet4Wolves Page Two: Stop H.J.Resolution 69
Tweetstorm: Stop #HJResolution69 and #SJResolution18 which seek to void the Alaska National Wildlife Refuges Rule.
Your National Wildlife Refuges encompass more than 76 million acres in Alaska. These lands are your lands. Your voice can help protect them.
All of these carefully crafted protective measures were designed to ensure that wolves and bears remained as viable components of Alaska's environment.
The American public does not support these back-door assaults on our air, water, climate, workers, wolves, wildlife and public lands.
The Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 (H.R. 2406), aka the "SHARE Act", is an irresponsible omnibus of pro-hunting and anti-environment regulations that, if passed, would open federal lands to trapping, prevent the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service from restricting the illegal ivory trade, allow hunters to import the bodies of polar bears killed as trophies in Canada, prevent the government from regulating the use of lead ammunition (the consumption of which by wildlife can result in illness and death), and force wildlife managers to consider hunting and trapping interests above all others.
The Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act (S.659 and S.405) would destroy years of work done by animal protection advocates, environmentalists, and conservationists to protect endangered species and other wildlife. Such blind dedication to implementing recreational killing is detrimental to both conservation efforts and goes against the wishes of the majority of Americans.
U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) won passage of an amendment which would strip federal protection for endangered gray wolves in Wyoming and the Great Lakes states onto the so-called Sportsmen’s Act in Congress (.S. 659). Barrassos' amendment mirrors a bill he recently introduced with Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) and would subvert two federal court rulings, … Continue reading Hey, Congress~Leave Those Wolves Alone