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PETA May Have Misused Video Images

PETA is no stranger to using provocative imagery in videos that it produces to advance its message. While this helps PETA get headlines, it has opened them up to potential litigation. The problem for PETA stems from the group’s liberal use of images from an early 1980s documentary on animal exploitation. That movie, “The Animals Film” was narrated by actress Julie Christie.

Rocky Mountain Wolf Update

Numerous bills are being introduced in Washington D.C. attempting to exempt the Northern Rocky Mountain wolves from Endangered Species Act protection and return management of the species to the states. On September 28, both of Montana’s U.S. Senators, Max Baucus (D) and Jon Tester (D), introduced legislation that would remove wolves located in Montana and Idaho from the ESA List and would place control over the management of those wolf populations back to Montana and Idaho.

Idaho to Stop Wolf Management under ESA

The ongoing saga how to manage the Northern Rocky Mountain wolf population continues. Congress is introducing numerous bills to remove Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from the wolves. Now, the Governor of Idaho has ordered state wildlife officials to stop managing the wolves under the ESA.

USSA and Others Seek Great Lakes Wolf Delisting

Today, the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance (USSA) and other national and state based groups filed a formal petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to remove the Western Great Lakes wolves from the Endangered Species List.

CT Rivers Council, BSA to Host National Youth Outdoor Program

(Plymouth) – The CT Rivers Council, BSA will host a Trailblazer Adventure Day on June 13 at Camp Mattatuck in Plymouth.

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill to Recruit New Hunters

(Columbus) – Legislation making it easier for sportsmen to pass their hunting heritage to the next generation cleared another hurdle today as the Wisconsin State Assembly passed it by a voice vote. Voice votes are generally used on measures deemed uncontroversial.

PETA Wants a Guantanamo “Empathy Exhibit”

PETA has always been about symbolism, from fake blood to naked celebrities. Now it wants to “empathize” with a new symbol- Guantanamo Bay.

California Spay-Neuter Bill Receives Hearing

California sportsmen again are facing legislation mandating the spaying/neutering of their prized sporting dogs.

German Court Upholds Stop on PETA “Holocaust” Campaign

In another amazing example of terrible taste, PETA attempted to push its agenda in Germany by comparing the killing of animals with the Nazi war crimes against Jews during the Holocaust.

National Shooting Sports Foundation Awards $499,000 to Nine States to Promote Hunting

NEWTOWN, Conn. --With hunting facing a range of challenges from access to urbanization, the National Shooting Sports Foundation has announced grants that will assist states with projects designed to keep current hunters active and introduce newcomers.