OLYMPIA, Wash. – It would be easier to kill gray wolves that attack livestock or pets under a bill that passed the Washington Senate Friday. Currently, ranchers and property owners can’t kill protected animals, like wolves, without the permission of the Department of Fish and Wildlife. The bill sparked heated debate in the Senate.
Republican state Sen. John Smith said the measure would allow people to defend their animals, including the dog his son loves. …Continued at NWNewsNetwork.org, where this story first appeared.
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