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July 15, 2014

Should grizzly bears return to the California Sierras?

So thinks the Center for Biological Diversity, which recently petitioned the United States Fish & Wildlife Service to establish experimental populations in the state.  An editorial in this weekend’s Sacramento Bee takes a cautious approach to the proposal, the writer concerned (I would say reasonably) about the risk of injury or death to ...

September 13, 2011

Animals over people: a case study

Author:  Damien M. Schiff One of the perennial problems with the Endangered Species Act is that it oftentimes puts the interests of animals and plants above those of people.  Case in point is a recently dismissed federal felony prosecution of Idaho husband and father Jeremy Hill, who was charged with felony killing of a grizzly ...

May 27, 2010

Environmental regulation: a threat to national security

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today's Vancouver Sun has this article about a recent statement from a group of Republican lawmakers charging that environmental regulations, including those for the grizzly bear, are hampering Homeland Security's efforts effectively to patrol the Washington-British Columbia border. These protections have ena ...