This November, vote NO on Proposals 1 and 2 to end the unnecessary wolf hunt in Michigan and stop politicians and special interest groups from usurping power from the voters.

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Guest column: You, voter, are qualified to decide on wolf hunts

 A recent letter to the editor (“Michigan wolf hunt should be decided by experts, not voters”) demonstrated contempt for the intelligence of Michigan citizens on the issue of wildlife protection. 

Legislators, activists, engaged in battle over fate of Michigan wolf hunting

The debate of whether to hunt gray wolves in Michigan can be heard everywhere, stretching from the northernmost tip of the Upper Peninsula to the southeastern suburbs of Detroit.

It’s an argument that has grown more ferocious and divided with time, and one that likely won’t be settled anytime soon.

Are gray wolves deadly and a serious nuisance, or majestic and simply misunderstood?

OPINION: Vote No on Proposals 1 and 2

This November, Michigan voters will find two referendum proposals that, if passed, would strip voting rights and declare a trophy hunting season on wolves.

Big Gains in Wyoming for Wolves

Wolves are off the hunting and trapping menu in Wyoming, and back on the federal Endangered Species list, thanks to a ruling by U.S.

Mind your dogs

To the Journal editor: Owning a pet requires responsibility which includes doing everything possible to keep it from harm. Sometimes bad things happen. Forget to close a gate and your pet can escape, become lost or get struck by a car.

So far this year, wolves have killed eight dogs and injured one. These were not dogs that escaped yards; they were hounds either hunting or training to hunt bears and other wildlife.

Schoolchildren put lessons about wolves to good use by building website

There is something remarkable taking place in the third- and fourth-grade classroom at Reeths-Puffer Elementary School in Muskegon. Eight-, 9- and 10-year-old children are learning about predator-prey relationships, the food chain and the wolves on Isle Royale.

Stop the Michigan wolf hunt and preserve democracy

This November, Michigan voters will have the opportunity to overturn legislation allowing the state's small, fragile wolf population to be hunted for trophies.

LTE: Senator opened fire on wolves

To the editor: Congratulations, Senator Casperson, our eminent public servant, for leading the charge in the Michigan legislature to open fire on wolvesand, by the way, for crafting a re-election strategy to give you a second term in November. It didn't require much work, actually just inciting people's irrational fear of wild animals with big teeth. Well, it did take an impressive series of misstatements, exaggerations, fabrications, and what some might consider outright lies.

Letter: Wildlife vote showed contempt for voters

Observing from the gallery as the Scientific Fish & Wildlife Conservation Act passed the House of Representatives: I’ve never witnessed such a brazen display of contempt for not only the voters, but logic and facts.

No wolf hunt in Michigan this year

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission confirmed Thursday there won't be a gray wolf hunt this year.


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News: MLive.com Sep 30, 2014

 A recent letter to the editor (“Michigan wolf hunt should be decided by experts, not voters”) demonstrated contempt for the intelligence of Michigan citizens on the issue of wildlife protection. 


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Keep Wolves Protected is endorsed by a number of organizations and citizens including:

  • Kalamazoo Humane Society
  • Pamela Graves, DVM
  • Detroit Audubon Society
  • Michigan Animal Shelter Rescue Network
  • Aaron Payment, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
  • Voiceless-MI
  • Humane Society of Huron Valley
  • Detroit Zoological Society

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