Posted by: Bob Payne | April 11, 2011

Bad Day for Wolves: Federal Budget Opens the Door to Dangerous Precedent

The budget deal announced Friday night includes a policy rider that would strip endangered species protections from gray wolves in the Northern Rockies. The addendum was inserted by Montana Senator Jon Tester in an effort to remove wolves from the Endangered Species list in Montana and Idaho. This would be the first time that an act of Congress removed federal protections for an endangered animal.

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