ivory ban

  1. DakotaDocMartin

    Announcement: Senate Bill Would Protect Legal Ivory Owners and African Elephants

    Senate Bill Would Protect Legal Ivory Owners and African Elephants Ends USFWS Unilateral Ivory Ban and Focuses on African Elephant Poachers Senators Daines (R-MT) and Alexander (R-TN) introduced S 1769, the African Elephant Conservation and Legal Ivory Possession Act of 2015. Companion...
  2. DakotaDocMartin

    Announcement: Important "Ivory" Bill Introduced

    Please Contact Your U.S. Rep. and Ask Him or Her to Cosponsor and Support H.R. 697 U.S. Representative Don Young (R-Alaska-At Large) recently introduced H.R. 697, a bill that would prevent the Obama Administration from banning the U.S. sale and trade of legally owned ivory, as well as ensure...
  3. DakotaDocMartin

    URGENT! State level Ivory Bans are pending

    From an email I received from David Warther: URGENT! State level Ivory Bans are pending, and you need to contact your legislators right away! California, Washington, Iowa, Virginia and Connecticut are all introducing bills to ban the sale of ivory at the state level. Modeled after laws...
  4. DakotaDocMartin

    Obama Ivory Ban - Last chance to make a comment!

    I received an email from David Warther again today concerning the Obama Ivory Ban. He suggests we go here: Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking; Meeting and click on the "Comment Now" button. Please comment on why this is a bad law and how it will affect you. Your statement doesn’t...
  5. DakotaDocMartin

    Latest news on the proposed Obama Ivory Ban - MOVING TOWARD LEGISLATION

    TWO RECENT EVENTS ARE WORTHY OF NOTE IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED INFORMATION ON THEM FROM OTHER SOURCES: HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE (Bloomberg) -- The National Rifle Association and the music industry scored a win when the House Appropriations Committee unveiled its 2015 spending...
  6. DakotaDocMartin

    African Elephant Ivory Ban -Model Letter for Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking

    The Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking is holding a meeting on March 20, 2014 in Washington, D.C. People who will not attend need to submit written comments about the ban by this Monday, March 17. I am strongly urging people to e-mail written comments to the Council to create a record...
  7. Tira

    Doing something about the new domestic ivory ban

    The US Government is moving quickly to ban commercial use of ivory in the United States in the hopes of reducing the poaching of African Elephants. The President announced his policy on February 11, and the US Fish & Wildlife Service has started issuing directives to implement the policy. My...
  8. DakotaDocMartin

    Announcement: Ivory Ban - The Presidential Advisory Committee plans to recommend a total ban

    I received this email from David Warther (4th generation ivory carver and supplier in Ohio). If Sam or the Moderators want it to go away... so be it. But, I think it's important enough that we band together and get the word out. Also, do as David suggests and write an email to try to get it...

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