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message 1: by Jimmy (new)

Jimmy | 1563 comments Mod
I have always felt that the Endangered Species Act is perhaps the greatest law ever passed by our Congress. With the increasing power of "conservative" opposition, it is fast becoming a threatened species itself. If you ever had the urge to contact your Senators and Representative, here is the time:

http://www.defendersblog.org/2013/06/...


message 2: by Lynnm (new)

Lynnm | 923 comments Jimmy wrote: "I have always felt that the Endangered Species Act is perhaps the greatest law ever passed by our Congress. With the increasing power of "conservative" opposition, it is fast becoming a threatened ..."

Republicans have been huge dents in the Endangered Species Act for quite some time.

And environmental groups - and I'm thinking in particularly of Center for Biological Diversity - have used the act to sue the government to do their job. Without the act, it will be difficult to do that anymore.


message 3: by Lynnm (new)

Lynnm | 923 comments And it is the Democrats as well: the Obama Administration is planning on stripping all protections for wolves.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/noah-gr...


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