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Tell Governor Brown to Veto the De-Listing of Oregon Wolves! HB 4040

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- 1077 days ago -
On March 2nd Oregon Legislature passed a bill delisting the Wolves. It was passed by livestock and sports-hunting industries lobbiest and most likely even against the law! Please veto this appalling treasonist Law Governor Brown!


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Bernadette Porter (173)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 am
Noted & signed for our beautiful wolves! Thank you, Roxy!

roxy H (350)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:02 am

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Oregon Legislature passed a bill tonight ratifying the delisting of wolves in Oregon and effectively preempting the right to any legal challenge. The 17-11 Senate vote to pass HB 4040 follows the bill’s passage in the House two weeks ago. The bill was introduced by Republican proponents of delisting on behalf of the livestock and sports-hunting industries seeking to block judicial review of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission’s illegal wolf-delisting decision last November.

“The legislature has no business inserting itself into a matter that rightfully needs to be decided by a court of law,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer for the Center for Biological Diversity. “The only conscionable thing for Gov. Brown to do now is to veto this special-interest driven bill.”

In November 2015 the Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 4 to 2 to strip gray wolves of state endangered species act protections, despite having received comment letters from 25 leading scientists noting significant disagreement with delisting, and 10,000 public comments, 96 percent of which opposed the delisting. In December the Center for Biological Diversity, Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild filed a legal challenge to the commission’s decision. Shortly after the 2016 session of the Oregon Legislature convened earlier this month, bills were introduced by Senate and House Republicans to ratify the commission’s decision in order to block judicial review of the delisting decision. H.B. 4040 now moves to the desk of Gov. Kate Brown, who can sign it into law, veto it or allow it to become law automatically by not signing it within 30 days.

Two days before the Senate vote, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its end-of-year annual wolf report for 2015 indicating the wolf population had grown from 81 wolves at the end of 2014 to 110 wolves, an increase of 36 percent. The report also documented that livestock-wolf conflicts had decreased and that at least three, and possibly as many as five, wolves were illegally killed.

“What the 2015 wolf report tells us is that Oregon’s wolf population is still in the early stages of recovery and needs ongoing protections from threats like illegal killing,” said Weiss. “This anti-wolf bill is an affront to every Oregon citizen who cares about the state’s wild heritage.”

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Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:06 am

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Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:24 am

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:44 am
Signed > You’re one of 10 people to sign this petition
& Thank you for your petition Roxy

Animae C (507)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:46 am
12 supporters

Thanx Roxy

Sandra Penna (135)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 3:09 am
signed (#15), thank you.

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 4:29 am
S&N, Thanks

Michael Mattson (137)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 4:35 am
Signed and shared. Thank you Roxy

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 4:57 am
signed for the wolves - but I think the target is very pitiful for such am important cause; Thank you Roxy!

Pat B (356)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 5:05 am
Signed, Thank you!

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 6:05 am

IZA W (9)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 6:10 am
Signed. Thank you for caring.

Helen A (100)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:28 am
signed, thanks

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:42 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:23 pm
S+S-thx Roxy

Miia Suuronen (44)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:45 pm
Signed and noted.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 6:58 pm

Giana P (398)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:44 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Roxy, so happy to see you are back, haven't seen you in ages!

Laurie H (818)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:19 pm
So Signed, Shared & Noted with Many Thanks Roxy!!!! Sure missed you & So Happy to have you back again!!~xoxoxoxo~~~

roxy H (350)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 9:49 pm
thank you so much everyone missed my family :) huggers all around!

Animae C (507)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 11:34 pm
Missed you Roxy, so glad you're back!!!! xx

ERIKA S (61)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 12:39 am
You’re one of 516 people to sign this petition.

Sandra Ferri (114)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 12:50 am
Signed TY Roxy xoxo

Tanya W (65)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 2:35 am
Noted and signed of course. Welcome back Roxy 🐺🐾🐾

Sylvie A (190)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 4:12 am
N, already signed, reshared.
Thank you.

Bartlomiej T (296)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 5:05 am

Nicole W (646)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 6:43 am
ty Roxy

Marco Baracca (41)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 7:11 am
Signed #666 ty Roxy

Lisa AWAY (204)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 7:15 am
You signed “Oregon Governor Kate Brown: Tell Governor Brown to Veto the De-Listing of Oregon Wolves! HB 4040” Thanks Roxy.

Caroline S (78)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 7:27 am
Signed! Thank you Roxy.

Terrie Williams (798)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 9:54 am
757 supporters

Terrie Williams (798)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 9:55 am
760 supporters

Sheryl G (359)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 10:49 am
You signed “Oregon Governor Kate Brown: Tell Governor Brown to Veto the De-Listing of Oregon Wolves! HB 4040” #800

Maryann S (112)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 10:57 am
Noted & signed.

Vallee R (280)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 1:11 pm

Dawn M (141)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 3:02 pm

Lois J (63)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 3:46 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Roxy.

Mitchell D (82)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 5:57 pm
S and N.

Debra Phillips (77)
Monday March 7, 2016, 2:23 am
Signed & noted......welcome back Roxy!

Yvonne F (181)
Monday March 7, 2016, 3:18 am
So very very very signed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Roxy and welcome back!

Daniel P (179)
Tuesday March 8, 2016, 8:05 am
S&N Thanks!

June M (136)
Sunday March 13, 2016, 3:59 pm
1,738 supporters
762 needed to reach 2,500

Michael M (60)
Tuesday March 29, 2016, 3:56 pm
She signed it into law.

OR wolves are hitting the ranchers in Enterprise area, and so the state is in deep need of range riders to prevent the predation and conflict, until we can remove ranchers from the western mountains of North America.

There are some good workers helping the slow re-acceptance of the wolf in its ancient home, but many more will die before the human scourge is ended.

Nancy C (806)
Sunday April 3, 2016, 11:14 am
Thank you so much for your compassionate work for our wolves and horses Roxy...
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