Fw: Three Days Left: Put Your Voice to Work for Wolves
- Defenders of WildlifeFrom: Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund [For
Sign on now as a Citizen Co-sponsor of federal legislation to end brutal and
unnecessary aerial gunning of wolves and help us reach our goal of 50,000
signatures before Labor Day!
Congress returns to Washington next week, and we need to make sure our
Representatives get the message: It's time to end the brutal and unnecessary
aerial gunning of our wolves.
So far, more than 38,000 wildlife supporters from all 50 states have signed
our citizen petition in support of federal legislation to end aerial gunning
of wolves in Alaska and prevent this brutal practice from spreading to other
Have you joined the fight? If not, please take just 30 seconds right now and
add your name to the growing number of people urging Congress to take a
stand to save our wolves.
Nearly 700 wolves have been killed by aerial gunning teams in Alaska since
state officials resumed the aerial gunning program -- shot from above or
chased to exhaustion and killed at point-blank range. Now the killing
threatens to spread to the Lower 48, as anti-wolf legislators push for
aerial gunning to help kill hundreds of wolves in Idaho and Wyoming.
Help stop the killing and save wolves. Take action online now -- Sign our
petition and urge your Representative to support legislation to end aerial
Alaskans have twice approved ballot measures to limit aerial gunning, but
that hasn't stopped the state's Board of Game, anti-wolf legislators and
Governor Sarah Palin from disregarding the will of the people and pushing
for more killing.
But if Alaska officials won't listen to the people, maybe they'll listen to
In the weeks ahead, Congressman George Miller (D-CA) is expected to
introduce legislation to put an end to this brutal practice in Alaska and
prevent de facto sport hunters in planes from targeting still-recovering
wolves in Idaho, Wyoming or anywhere else in America.
Please stand with Congressman Miller and Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund
as we fight to stop senseless aerial gunning in Alaska and prevent its
spread to the Lower 48 states -- sign our petition now.
Congress returns next week, and we need to send our lawmakers a loud, clear
message in opposition to aerial gunning. Sign the petition now, and help us
reach 50,000 signatures by Labor Day!
Alaskans and wildlife supporters across the country know that it's time to
end brutal and unnecessary aerial gunning of wolves. With your help, we can
make sure Congress does, too.
Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund
P.S. To make sure that your Representative knows that -- whether you're from
Anchorage, Altoona, Austin or Aberdeen -- Americans want an end to aerial
gunning, we plan to hand-deliver your signatures to Congress. Please take