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Ruling: hunters responsible for identifying targets before shooting
From the Grand Canyon News:
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — In a June 17 ruling, a federal judge struck down the Department of Justice’s “McKittrick Policy,” allowing prosecutors to more aggressively pursue charges against those who kill protected wildlife species, including Mexican wolves.
Judge David Bury of the Arizona District Court, found in favor of plaintiffs WildEarth Guardians and New Mexico Wildlife Alliance, who filed suit in 2015 against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for failing to prosecute those who killed species protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).