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Oct 21, 2014

This election is crucial.

Send a message to Lansing that you will not be silenced. Your century-old rights could be erased if Proposal 2 passes.

Oct 21, 2014

Wildlife advocates and hunting rights activists need to hear from voters

A subsequent initiated statute supported by hunting rights advocates was passed by the Legislature and would make these referendums moot by reaffirming control through the NRC. Still, wildlife advocates say they plan to go to court to make constitutional arguments against the Scientific and Professional Wildlife Management Act.

News: MLive.com
Oct 21, 2014

The fight to keep Michigan’s wolves protected has been a long one, and this November it will finally be in the hands of the voters. The small group of sportsmen and politicians who support the wolf hunt have tried to take this vote away from the people. Now, they also want to take away any vote related to wildlife and leave all of the decision-making in the hands of a small, politically appointed committee with no scientific background.

Oct 21, 2014

If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts — the four-legged variety rather than those running for office.

Ballot initiatives aimed at protecting bears and wolves from hounding, trapping and other inhumane hunting practices are up for a vote in two states — Maine and Michigan.

News: IFAW
Oct 20, 2014

On November 4, Michigan voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on two measures— Proposals 1 and 2—that, if passed, would harm the state’s small, vulnerable wolf population and prevent the public from weighing in on important wildlife protection and management decisions.

Oct 18, 2014

This November, Michigan voters will find two referendum proposals that, if passed, would strip voting rights and declare a trophy hunting season on wolves. But, we’re confident that when Michiganders review the facts carefully, they’ll say “no” to the trophy hunting of wolves and “no” to this power grab to take away their voting rights.

Oct 17, 2014

MICHIGAN VOTERS WILL get a chance in the Nov. 4 election to take a stand on whether wolf hunting should be allowed, but the outcome may not matter.

News: MLive.com
Oct 15, 2014

Ann Arbor's representatives in the Michigan Legislature are making it clear they plan to vote against allowing wolf hunting on Nov. 4.

News: ABC 10 UP
Oct 14, 2014

If you are for or against the wolf hunt in Michigan you will have the opportunity to have your voice heard in the upcoming November election.

News: TakePart
Oct 13, 2014

Hunting the formerly endangered species is on the ballot. There are only 630 left in the state.

Voters will determine the future political lives of a number of humans on Election Day, but in Michigan, the actual lives of gray wolves also hang in the balance. 

News: ABC 10 UP
Oct 13, 2014

The right to hunt wolves is still a topic of discussion here in Michigan. Those for or against, will have their say in the upcoming election on November 4th.

Oct 10, 2014

Nancy Warren was interviewed on The Keweenaw's Own Morning Show. 

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Oct 09, 2014

Editor,

It's an exciting year in Michigan elections: Our U.S. congressman, U.S. senator, and state governor seats are all close races. And, on Nov. 4, as we wade far to the end of the ballot there is an issue that may forever define ourselves and our state government and set the direction for our future: the right to vote. That's right. Your constitutional right to vote is being challenged.


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In the 2014 general election, Michigan voters soundly rejected two referendums on the trophy hunting and trapping of the state’s small population of wolves. But now, the Michigan legislature has rushed through another bill, SB 1187, to once again designate wolves as a game species to be hunted and trapped—in spite of that public rejection of an almost identical measure at the ballot box just two years ago...


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