Category Archives: Animal Rights

House Passes Pro-Hunting Citizen Initiative into Law

Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act now law, renders anti-hunting referendums moot   LANSING, MI – The Michigan House of Representatives passed the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act today with a bipartisan vote of 65-43 . The citizen initiative, … Continue reading

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Washington State Authorizes Hunt for Sheep-killing Wolves

The usual suspects are bellyaching about wildlife officials working with hunters to take out some wolves after their attacks have killed some 17 sheep in five attacks.  Details are here…

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LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Sportsmen’s Voice Must Resonate in Michigan House Chamber on August 27

August 25, 2014 (Washington, D.C.) – Efforts led by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) over the last two years in Michigan have put the state’s ability to properly manage its natural resources at risk. Thankfully, those from … Continue reading

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Maine Bear Hunting Under Attack!

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is trying to put an end to Maine’s bear hunting season on the November 4, 2014 ballot. Through a statewide ballot petition, the HSUS is attempting to ban the most common forms … Continue reading

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One Last Step To Protect Conservation In Michigan: Your Help Is Needed TODAY

Contact Your State Representative TODAY Lansing, MI – On Wednesday, August 27th the Michigan State House of Representatives will take the final step to pass a citizen-initiated law called the Scientific Fish & Wildlife Conservation Act (SFWCA).  Safari Club International … Continue reading

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Outfoxed on Michigan Wolves

This from www.humanewatch.org There’s been a fight in many states over how to manage the resurgent wolf populations. The gray wolf, which was once hunted to near extinction, has through the past few decades made a substantial recovery and is … Continue reading

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Michigan Senate Passes Citizen Initiative for Scientific Wildlife Conservation

    Over 297,000 Michigan voters signed petitions to base wildlife decisions on sound science.   LANSING—Today the Michigan Senate passed the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, a citizen initiative brought to the Legislature by the signatures of almost … Continue reading

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Course Reversal in Wolverine Protection

“Climate change is a reality,” U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe said. “What we don’t know with reliability is what does climate change mean for denning habitat that wolverines prefer.” It sure is difficult to comprehend how someone holding … Continue reading

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DSC: “U.S. Ivory Ban Assures More Elephants Are Killed”

DALLAS — During a visit to Dallas, Tanzania’s top wildlife official told the Dallas Morning News that the U.S. ban on importing ivory would not curb illicit trafficking. Instead, the move “benefits the poachers. It only assures that more elephants … Continue reading

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SCI Challenges California Mountain Lion Import Ban in Federal Court

August 7, 2014 Safari Club International (SCI) filed a lawsuit in federal court on August 6, 2014, challenging a California law that bans the importation, transportation, and possession of mountain lions hunted outside of California.  The California law, enacted in … Continue reading

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