Save the lives of innocent cats and dogs in Idaho from being used as live wolf bait!
  • Petitioned Idaho State Senate

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Idaho State Senate
Idaho State Senate
Idaho State Senate
Idaho-014
State Sen. Marv Hagedorn
Idaho-033
State Sen. Bart Davis
Idaho-034
State Sen. Brent Hill
Idaho-016
State Sen. Les Bock
Idaho-025
State Sen. Jim Patrick
Idaho-030
State Sen. Dean Mortimer

Save the lives of innocent cats and dogs in Idaho from being used as live wolf bait!

    1. Caitlyn  Harrison
    2. Petition by

      Caitlyn Harrison

      Meridian, ID

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March 2012

Victory

VICTORY! We saved wolves, cats, and dogs in Idaho! Today, Idaho state senator Jeff Siddoway withdrew his cruel wolf bill that would allow live cats and dogs to be used as bait to catch wolves. Siddoway admitted that his bill could return wolves to the endangered species list. Although he tried his best to defend his lost cause through hysteric language and actions, stating that wolves are ruining the lives of ranchers everywhere and are exploding in population. Defenders of Wildlife representative Suzanne Asha Stone had a different story, saying that Idaho Fish and Game estimated that 600 wolves were killed last year. Defenders of Wildlife has worked with ranchers elsewhere to find non-violent solutions to the wolf issue- and their methods have been effective. Siddoway doesn't seem like he's given up, but at least we've kept him down for now. You can read the whole story at http://www.idahostatesman.com/2012/02/29/2014317/state-senator-withdraws-his-wolf.html. Way to go, guys! We never could have done this without you. Keep fighting against the war on wolves!

The Idaho Senate is currently considering passing S.B. 1305, which allows ranchers to use forms of "live bait"- including innocent cats and dogs!- to draw in wolves to kill. Putting dogs and cats through this kind of stress has severe psychological impacts, and the stress of being used as bait can even result in the death of dogs and cats. 

This bill also allows aerial gunning from powered parachutes and ultralight airplanes, as well as bowhunting- methods known to frequently leave animals maimed!


Despite my multiple e-mails to my district's senators and other Idaho state senators, this bill has still passed committee and is now being deliberated by the full senate. The Idaho Senate simply doesn't want to face the music and admit that this bill is nothing more than animal cruelty. The war on wolves in Idaho has gone far enough.

Sign this petition and tell the Idaho Senate that enough is enough- wolves deserve to live, and so do innocent cats and dogs!

(picture taken from peta2)

Recent signatures

    News

    1. WE HAVE VICTORY!!!!!!!

      Caitlyn  Harrison
      Petition Organizer

      We win!!!! State senator Jeff Siddoway has withdrawn this cruel bill!!!! Way to go, guys!

    2. Reached 500 signatures
    3. Senator Edgar Malepeai

      Caitlyn  Harrison
      Petition Organizer

      Senator Edgar Malepai has also stated that he will not vote for the bill, calling it "heinous," and saying that he "cannot" support such a bill. Make sure to e-mail your representative and tell them to vote 'NO' on SB 1305!! (Link below)

    4. Reached 100 signatures
    5. Sen. Les Bock voting against SB 1305!

      Caitlyn  Harrison
      Petition Organizer

      Senator Les Bock has replied to an e-mail I sent him earlier today urging him to vote against S.B. 1305 stating that he agrees that SB 1305 is cruel and has said he will vote against it! Victory is on the way! Be sure to e-mail your representative as well. Click on the link below to find out who your senator is.

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Victoria Hadden PALMDALE, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      The wolves should get their land back.

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    • Margaret R HAZEL GREEN, AL
      • over 2 years ago

      Two stupid horrors.

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    • Felicia Scott SANTA BARBARA, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      Hey Idaho Representatives: How about I use a bear claw to throw you out into the woods where you'll wait to be maimed by a pack of wolves 19 times your size? Your planetary ego won't save you here, you disgusting, murderous bastards. See you in hell.

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    • Jason Ranson MID CANTERBURY, NEW ZEALAND
      • over 2 years ago

      It seems unbeleivable that an elected body can even contemplate the use of live animals to bait...this is no different to bait dogs in fighting pits..

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    • gail dressel PINEGROVE, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      TRYING TO KEEP THEM ALIVE

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