New Law Allows Hunting of Hibernating Bears and Wolf Cubs

by admin on April 19, 2017

Trump revoked Obama’s law which protected the animals from hunters

Wolf cub by Tambako The Jaguar

Trump signed a new law that effectively revoked Obama’s law that prevented hunters from killing hibernating bears and wolf cubs in dens in Alaska. The law also banned hunting from helicopters.

Jonathan Turley reports that Alaska has been requesting the government for expansion of hunting in federal wildlife refuges despite its negative impacts on endangered animals.

The law has come as a blow to environmentalists and animal rights activists with some calling it “heartbreaking”. In a letter to the editor of the Spokesman, an upset resident, Yvonne Leach wrote, “I am supportive of ethical, sportsman-like, fair-chase hunting practices. But this isn’t hunting; this is slaughter.”

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Millmill April 19, 2017 at 16:58

If someone gets caught killing or hunting animals in a restricted area what kind of lawyer would he need?

ThailandMan April 19, 2017 at 17:02

Well in Thailand I think you’d just need a good criminal defense attorney.

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