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Minnesota Legislation

Sponsor(s): Reps. Peter Fischer (DFL- 43A), Yvonne Selcer (DFL-48A), and Paul Rosenthal (DFL-49B)

H.F. 3196: Ban on Wolf Trapping/Baiting, and Use of Snares

Born Free USA Position: SUPPORT

Bill Description:

This bill:

  • Prohibits the trapping of wolves except as authorized by the commissioner for the predator control program, and establishes that violators are charged with a gross misdemeanor.
  • Prohibits the use of bait to hunt wolves.
  • Prohibits the use of snares to trap wild animals.
  • Background:
    Read more about the plight of gray wolves here, and the cruelty of trapping (including with snares), here.

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    Minnesota residents, contact your state representative and ask them to support this legislation!

    Read the full text and follow its progress here.

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