Animals Shot at Point-blank Range !

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Petitioning Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles Schumer, U.S. Senate, President of the United States

Stop Hunters from Killing Innocent Bear and Wolf Families

Petition by Samantha Mistretta
Brooklyn, New York

Ever since the initiation of the new Administration in the U.S., environmental and wildlife issues have been given less and less attention and concern. Attempts have been started since day 1 to dismantle protections guarding the safety and preservation of America's lands and animal species.

The attacks on the United States' wildlife have just reached a whole new level.

I'd like to take this time to bring your attention to an alarming article regarding restrictions on hunting:

The House of Representatives has voted to overturn bans protecting  bear species from being hunted during hibernation, when they're most vulnerable and defenseless. The legislation would also allow innocent wolf families, including pups and their mothers, to be slaughtered in their dens.

Further, as stated within the article:

"'What the House did today should shock the conscience of every animal lover in America,' Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), said on Thursday. 'If the Senate and President concur, we'll see wolf families killed in their dens, bears chased down by planes or suffering for hours in barbaric steel-jawed traps or snares.'

The overturning of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) ban would also allow hunters to lure animals with food and shoot them at point-blank range."

Please contact your senators and urge them to vote against overturning this ban, and stop hunters from slaughtering defenseless animal families.

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