Skip to comments.APNewsBreak: US appeals court allows wolf hunts
Posted on 03/14/2012 11:03:01 AM PDT by jazusamo
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit from conservation groups that want to block wolf hunts that have killed more than 500 of the predators across the Northern Rockies in recent months.
The ruling from a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Congress had the right to intervene when it stripped protections from wolves last spring.
Lawmakers stepped in after court rulings kept wolves on the endangered list for years after they reached recovery goals. Wildlife advocates claimed in their lawsuit that Congress violated the separation of powers by interfering with the courts.
But in an opinion authored by Judge Mary Schroeder, the court said Congress was within its rights, and that lawmakers had appropriately amended the Endangered Species Act to deal with Northern Rockies wolves.
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If you are talking about pelts.
LOL! You had me going until I read the last part. You’re right!
Consider for your ping list.
The original plan was for 78-100 Canadian Timber wolves to be introduced only into Yellowstone Park. Now the non native , imported Canadian wolves are killing all over.
The result is a huge decline of elk, deer, and moose populations. Antelope , Mountain sheep , and ... populations have crashed.
Forget what you heard about wolves killing only the weak and sick.
Wolves kill for fun.
Awhile back there was a wolf article in a NW liberal paper and the leftist tree hugging animal lovers alit on the comment section like a flock of buzzards on road kill.
The majority of comments were so pathetic and ridiculous it was actually comical, from the “wolves were here first” to the “they only kill weak and sick” to finally saying the people living in wolf areas are “the ones that should be hunted and shot.”
Liberalism/leftism is truly a mental disorder.
We better mark this down. I doubt that will ever happen again. Lol!
Thanks for the pings, Jaz and George. Just got back from 10 days out in the field. The spring breeding survey season has started, and I'm off again on Sunday for another 11 days.
Please feel free to keep pinging me on these stories. When I get a few breaks in my schedule, I'll be sure to read them and get back to you.
Catch ya later, guys!
Glad to hear you’re working and having fun in the great outdoors.
Will keep pinging you, FRiend.
Have the spring flowers started anywhere ?
But I'm back near Lake Mead now and a huge storm is roaring in. Might even get to 32 degrees tonight.
I'm sure you'll be getting MUCH colder than that when the storm hits you.
The more wolves killed, the better.
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