Demand Legislators Uphold Protections for Yellowstone Grizzlies!
Just weeks ago, animal advocates celebrated the federal court’s ruling to re-list Yellowstone grizzly bears on the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife which restores Endangered Species Act protections for these bears against trophy hunting. In response to this historic ruling, Representative. Liz Cheney of Wyoming announced her plans to push back against this decision. We must act now to ensure the federal court’s ruling to protect Yellowstone grizzly bears from trophy hunting and habitat loss is upheld.
The disgusting Manage Our Wolves Act (H.R. 6784) aims to remove gray wolves in the contiguous 48 states from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife published under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Rep. Liz Cheney’s brief yet potentially disastrous amendment to this already horrid bill, dubbed the “Reissuance Of Final Rule Relating To Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Population Of Grizzly Bears” pushes the Secretary of the Interior to reissue the ruling published on July 21, 2017, which removed the “Greater Yellowstone ecosystem population of grizzly bears from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, without regard to any other provision of statute or regulation that applies to issuance of such rule” and would eliminate judicial review of the bill in the future.
This disastrous bill has already gained approval by the Committee on Natural Resources and has been introduced to the House of Representatives. The passing of this amendment would condemn Yellowstone grizzlies to unnecessary, violent, and agonizing deaths at the hands of heartless and morally bankrupt trophy hunters, causing a devastating impact on the entire ecosystem as a whole.
What YOU Can Do:
Please contact your U.S. representative to urge rejection for H.R. 6784.
1. Make a quick phone call.
Please contact your one US. representative to urge rejection of H.R. 6784 which would strip grizzlies and wolves of federal protections.
Find your one U.S. representative’s phone number here by clicking on the federal tab:
When you call, give your name and where you live and then use this simple script:
“I strongly oppose H.R. 6784 and ask for the recent federal court ruling to re-list Yellowstone Grizzlies on the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife to be upheld. The Yellowstone ecosystem depends on the survival of this keystone species and these animals should not be mass murdered by self-interested trophy hunters. Please reject H.R. 6784. Thank you."
2. Send our letter, by filling out the form on the right-hand side of this page. U.S. residents only. Thank you.