Manage our Wolves Act

(Sec. 2) This bill addresses the protection of the gray wolf (Canis lupus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must issue a rule to remove the gray wolf in the contiguous 48 states from the list of endangered or threatened species and reinstate a rule that removed the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes region from the list. The bill exempts those rules from judicial review as well as a rule that removed the gray wolf in Wyoming from the list.

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Benjamin Hadden voted yea
My understanding is that wolves are not currently endangered by any stretch; they fall under the "Least Concern" category, and have populations of many 10,000's in North America. I'd prefer to remove "Endangered Species" protections for them, and manage them in the way that other animal ranges are... show more
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Top Argument Against

Austin New voted nay on behalf of 50 people
This would delist wolves as endangered or threatened in all their ranges and hand control to the states. (States already manage wolves in ranges where wolves are not listed as endandered or threatened.) While in theory the states could do a better job handling their wolf populations, I value the... show more
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Benjamin Hadden voted yea
My understanding is that wolves are not currently endangered by any stretch; they fall under the "Least Concern" category, and have populations of many 10,000's in North America. I'd prefer to remove "Endangered Species" protections for them, and manage them in the way that other animal ranges are... show more
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Austin New voted nay on behalf of 50 people
This would delist wolves as endangered or threatened in all their ranges and hand control to the states. (States already manage wolves in ranges where wolves are not listed as endandered or threatened.) While in theory the states could do a better job handling their wolf populations, I value the... show more
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