Call It a predator tournament, a hunting derby or what you may, but most of all call it “naive Killing” because these hunters “know not what they do.”

Killing for sport is no longer acceptable, and millions of environmentalists are coming forward to stop these cruel sports. Taking the life of one wild being to save another for sport hunting cannot sustain our fragile ecosystems for much longer. We take the strong and leave the weak and call it conservation. I say we […]

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Wildlife Killing Contests: A Ruthlessly Completive Culture’s Hold of Rural Wisconsin Communities…

Moondog Madness bills itself as Wisconsin’s Biggest Coyote Hunting Tournament, but area residents aren’t in support of these wildlife killing contests. Instead they want to raise awareness about wildlife killing contests and support legislation that will make them a thing of the past. Area residents want to foster respect for wildlife living in their backyards […]

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New Mexico’s state land commissioner banned organized animal-killing contests on state lands on Thursday…

…The Commissioner called coyote derbies a “brutal, barbaric, inhumane practice.” New Mexico’s state land commissioner banned organized animal-killing contests on state lands on Thursday, calling coyote derbies a “brutal, barbaric, inhumane practice.” “This executive order is not to say that the New Mexico land office doesn’t support hunters — hunters who hunt ethically,” Stephanie Garcia […]

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Wildlife killing contest organizers offer no scientific evidence to justify the indiscriminate killing of native predators…

“Wildlife killing contests exist because organizers reveal them only on a need-to-know basis. And with good reason. “If the public were informed, there would be an outcry,” says Treves. “It’s a violation of the public trust doctrine and probably leads to other illegal activities, like poaching wolves.” Multiple studies also have linked violence toward animals […]

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Local Citizens Ban Together to Stop Wildlife Killing Contests in Their Communities

Stop The Madness put out an action alert post that yielded some results. A Culver’s restaurant in Sheboygan Wisconsin took down their banner advertising “Hunting for a Cure” after local residents called and complained about the banner. Jayne’s post: Victory….One small step…after several calls, Culvers Restaurant in Sheboygan removed their banner advertising the Rabbit Killing […]

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WDNR Conservation Wardens Seek the Public’s Help in the Investigation into the Killing of a Gray Wolf

Gray wolves in Wisconsin were delisted in January 2012, but were relisted in December 2014. The Federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) [exit DNR] protects all federally listed animals from direct killing, taking, or other activities that may be detrimental to the species. WDNR conservation wardens found the dead wolf on Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 10 in Waupaca […]

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