November 4, 2015

Enviros' agenda: Smash a bug, go to jail — on Courting Liberty

By Enviros' agenda: Smash a bug, go to jail — on Courting Liberty

PLF is opposing a radical ESA suit that would brand innocent people as environmental criminals, for accidental harms to federally listed species. WildEarth Guardians claims that innocent mistakes resulting in harm (or “take”) to protected species should result in criminal punishment. The group asserts that this unforgiving approach is necessary to accomplish the Endangered Species Act’s mandate to save all species “whatever the cost.”

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PLF Director of Communications Harold Johnson leads the discussion with PLF Staff Attorney Jonathan Wood and New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau CEO Chad Smith.

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