Urgent Action Needed to Stop Anti-wolf and Wildlife Legislation in the U. S. House Being Voted on Today.

Today, February 25, 2016, The Share Act (Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act of 2015 (H.R. 2406)) is being voted on in the U. S. House of Representatives today.  This bill would return wolf management back into states that cannot be trusted to manage an endangered species like the iconic wolf. 

It’s important that you contact Your U. S. House member right now. You can call this morning (you can call the Congressional switchboard at 202-225-3121 and be connected with the office of your U.S. Representative) (Source: HSUS)

The following is from Wayne Pacelle’s blog. Read on:

It is imperative that lawmakers hear from you this morning or by early afternoon. Here are some provisions coming up in this bill.


An amendment from Rep. Reid Ribble of Wisconsin would subvert two federal court rulings and cherry-pick gray wolves for removal from the federal list of endangered species for purely political reasons. When wolves were delisted in 2012, 20 percent of their Wisconsin population was wiped out in just one hunting season, including 17 entire family units. In a three-year period, more than 1,500 wolves were killed in the Great Lakes states alone. The federal courts put a stop to this reckless mistreatment and slaughter of wolves, and politicians shouldn’t undercut judicial review of delisting actions. We are urging House members to oppose the Ribble amendment, since it would lead to the slaughter of more than 1,000 wolves in the states of Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, many with baiting, hound hunting, and painful leghold traps. [to read Wayne Pacelle’s full blog click HERE]

 

This photograph of a Wisconsin wolf was taken by outdoor writer and citizen volunteer wolf tracker Steve Meurett.

 
Please make the call now to stop the war on Wisconsin’s iconic and endangered wolf. 

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