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Oppose killing bears and wolves on Alaskan wildlife refuges   General: Non-horse

Started 3/1/17 by petehorse24; 233 views.

From: petehorse24


URGENT – Oppose rollback of critical wildlife protections
The U.S. Senate may soon vote on a joint resolution (H.J. Res. 69 / S.J. Res. 18 ) to eliminate a rule that protects bears, wolves and other species on national wildlife refuges in Alaska.
In 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) issued a rule to protect native wildlife—bears, wolves, and other iconic species—on national wildlife REFUGES in Alaska from inhumane and nonselective hunting and trapping practices such as killing bear cubs, aerial hunting of bears and wolves, killing wolf pups in the den, and use of steel leghold traps. Each of these practices threatens target and non-target animals with inhumane capture and killing, disrupts ecosystems, and runs counter to traditional fair chase principles. The joint resolution would use the Congressional Review Act to repeal the rule.
The U.S. House passed H.J. Res. 69, despite fierce opposition from the public and many members of Congress. The measure is now in the Senate, please contact your senators today and urge them to oppose H.J. Res. 69 / S.J. Res. 18.