Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: trophy hunting

Trump’s trophy hunting council disbanded after legal defeat

"The end of Trump's thrill-kill council is a huge victory for elephants, lions and other imperiled animals targeted by trophy hunters."

Trophy hunting – can it really be justified by ‘conservation benefits’?

Killing animals for fun is an activity which divides opinion. It can also be a highly emotive issue, with high profile cases...

‘Shoot’em with a Camera:’ New campaign backed by legendary conservationists to...

The campaign, which stated on social media on July 8, was a creative action to stop the hunt and rather get activists in the field and "hunt" with a camera rather than with a gun.

Trump’s wildlife protection board supports trophy hunting

Although Trump had openly tweeted about being against hunting, some members of this advisory board have direct ties with the president and his family.

Grizzly bears could soon be hunted in Wyoming

Environmental groups argue against the proposal saying that "grizzly bears remain endangered in Yellowstone and across the west."

‘Effective immediately’ – a reversal of Obama-era elephant trophy import ban

The Fish and Wildlife Service recently reversed the ban on elephant trophy imports following a decision made by Washington, D.C. Circuit Court, which "found fault" with the initial ban.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”