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The presence of mountain lions, bears, and wolves on the landscape—not to mention on someone’s wall or in their freezer—is fraught with conflict. Folks spend decades thinking about, working on, and advocating for policies relating to these critters, most of which only fan the flames.
This week, the Wyoming legislature has an opportunity to turn down the heat.
Wyoming Rep. Sandy Newsome (R-Cody) introduced two pieces of legislation that will...
The Illinois legislature made waves this month when it passed one of the first “assault weapon” bans in the last two decades.
But the Land of Lincoln isn’t the only state considering major changes to its gun laws. As the state legislative season gets underway, dozens of states will vote on everything from universal background checks to gun bans to concealed carry restrictions to permitting requirements.
What follows isn’t an exhaustive list, but...
This week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation in the House that would permanently protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area from sulfide mines proposed to be sited upstream of the famed Northern Minnesota wilderness. If enacted, H.R. 5598, the Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act, would withdraw more than 200,000 acres of the Superior National Forest within the Rainy River Watershed from current and...