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Action Alert: Endangered Species Act Is Under Attack

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June 29th, 2017|Tags: |56 Comments

56 Comments

  1. Norman Traum July 6, 2017 at 12:03 pm - Reply

    PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES!

  2. Michael Abler July 6, 2017 at 12:04 pm - Reply

    No cuts to these valuable programs!

  3. Rita Pesini July 6, 2017 at 12:04 pm - Reply

    You really should stop destroying our public lands and monuments for greed! You should be protecting these vast resources and the animals that inhabit them for future generations, instead of lining the pockets of your rich cronies!

  4. Richard Shannahan July 6, 2017 at 12:07 pm - Reply

    I support the Endangered Species Act 100%! Do NOT touch it, or try to weaken it to make your super rich supporters even richer, and to enrich powerful, greedy corporations.

  5. Cathy Elizabeth Levin July 6, 2017 at 12:07 pm - Reply

    WE MUST DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO SAVE and SECURE THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT!
    OUR WILDLIFE and ENVIRONMENT NEED US NOW MORE THAN EVER!
    THIS ADMINISTRATION IS DESTROYING AND SLAUGHTERING
    EVERYTHING IT CAN SEE- EVERYTHING IT CAN TOUCH!
    WE MUST SAVE AND SECURE OUR WILDLIFE NOW!

  6. Tom Wardell July 6, 2017 at 12:08 pm - Reply

    Two years compensated service like the Peace Corps here in America would be good for America . The Boy and Girl Scouts can’t do it all . Thank you , Tom Wardell

  7. James Flanagan July 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm - Reply

    Stop cuts to the AmeriCorps and 21st Century Conservations Service Corps – they are vital for health and conservation of public lands and forests. Thank you.

  8. James Flanagan July 6, 2017 at 12:15 pm - Reply

    Save our public lands and forests. No cuts on funding. Thank you.

  9. Jay Rutherdale July 6, 2017 at 12:23 pm - Reply

    These programs do essential work and at a resaonable cost and should not be cut.

  10. Mimi Hodsoll July 6, 2017 at 12:24 pm - Reply

    As creators of Global Warming we have put so many creatures at risk including the environment and ourselves, the least little bit we should do is help protect animals at risk due to our actions/or lack of.

  11. Edward Laurson July 6, 2017 at 12:35 pm - Reply

    My father and his his brothers were in the CCC and each served in WWII. There are sources that have said that because of the CCC and WPA programs hundreds and thousands of American were trained,disciplined and ready for WWII. That helped us to achieve victory by having these men who were prepared to serve.

  12. Michael Cushing July 6, 2017 at 12:42 pm - Reply

    We will destroy mankind if we continue to eliminate wild life and our forests

  13. Jeffery Olson July 6, 2017 at 12:49 pm - Reply

    Don’t kill our planet

  14. E. Benner July 6, 2017 at 12:55 pm - Reply

    Please do not allow science to be divorced from policy-making
    when considering bills about endangered species.

  15. Trina Cooper July 6, 2017 at 12:56 pm - Reply

    The Listing Reform Act (H.R. 717), introduced by Representative Pete Olson (R-TX-22) earlier this year, amends the Endangered Species Act (ESA) requiring economic costs be a determining factor before adding any imperiled species to the list of endangered or threatened species. This takes science out of the process; instead of listing species that are imperiled because of loss of habitat, Congress will only list species that do not pose high economic costs for their recovery. The purpose of the act is to protect all species scientifically considered to be so threatened that they need help to recover. It is not to protect only those species that are the least costly to recover.
    Determining whether or not a species is entitled to threatened or endangered status is a serious matter. The decision should rely on recent and reliable scientific discoveries, not costs. Do your part and urge your representatives to vote against legislation that threatens the Endangered Species Act. Tell your representative to vote against H.R. 717 today!

    Sincerely,

  16. Annie McCuen July 6, 2017 at 12:57 pm - Reply

    That would be another despicable de ision. leave Americoprs alone. It os a fantastic programm.

  17. Bob Lichtenbert July 6, 2017 at 1:05 pm - Reply

    Keep all our forests!

  18. Janet G Heinle July 6, 2017 at 1:09 pm - Reply

    STOP THE MADNESS, leave our environment alone!

  19. Judi Poulson July 6, 2017 at 1:11 pm - Reply

    Save our public lands and forests.

  20. Margaret Guilfoy Tyler, Ph.D. July 6, 2017 at 1:28 pm - Reply

    We must do what we can to preserve our wildlife, especially those species which are endangered, from short-term development interests and corporate greed. The long-term result would be devastating to the plant and to us. When a species goes extinct, we all suffer.

  21. Probyn Gregory July 6, 2017 at 1:29 pm - Reply

    Please oppose HR 717!
    thank you

  22. Ann Bicking July 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm - Reply

    No budgetcuts

  23. Diane Williams July 6, 2017 at 1:31 pm - Reply

    The Endangered Species Act is now and has been crucial for the protection of America’s priceless wildlife. There is absolutely NO reason to diminish it in any way.

  24. Luis Lozano July 6, 2017 at 1:36 pm - Reply

    We need the Endangered Species Act to protect all wildlife.

  25. James F. Whitelock July 6, 2017 at 1:50 pm - Reply

    The health of the earth effect the health of it’s citizens. Protect our public lands. Don’t sell out to corporations.

  26. Erma Lewis July 6, 2017 at 1:54 pm - Reply

    Leave Public Lands and Forests to the People!

  27. Raymond Litzsinger July 6, 2017 at 2:05 pm - Reply

    I share the concerns of the American Forests organization.
    AmeriCorps and 21st Century Conservation Serivice Corps are
    programs vital to the health of America’s public lands and forests.

  28. Susan Vogt July 6, 2017 at 2:37 pm - Reply

    The actions of this administration disgust me

  29. Sandy Sundquist July 6, 2017 at 2:47 pm - Reply

    Our endangered species need all the help they can get to keep them and their habitat protected. Please oppose H.R. 717!

  30. Patricia Cooney July 6, 2017 at 3:25 pm - Reply

    Protect our world

  31. Tess Husbands July 6, 2017 at 4:07 pm - Reply

    The National Academy of Sciences states, the extinctions of biological diversity and bio means, “life”, are as safe for humankind and planet Earth as global, thermonuclear war. Science maintains, the appearance of trees and plants on the land’s surface the evolutionary event that provided life as we know it. This event provided habitats/homes, food, shelter, nurseries and cover for all biological diversity; this is also mankind’s only true, veritable habitat as well. “In Wildness is the salvation of the Earth and the preservation of all life, long known among wolves and planet Earth but seldom perceived by man.” When we protect biological diversity, we protect planet Earth and every reason mankind has oxygen, water, life and safety.

  32. Karl Hamann July 6, 2017 at 4:51 pm - Reply

    I support the Endangered Species Act, and I vote.

  33. Bernard Rafferty July 6, 2017 at 5:48 pm - Reply

    You should be looking to find more land to preserve not destroy what we have preserved

  34. Mr Greer Hart July 6, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Reply

    There are millions of dedicated people out there in the free-thinking parts of the world, who are deeply concerned over the regime change in the USA, and its stance on protecting the American environment and wildlife. Years of hard work and determination have saved many species from extinction, and protected fabulous areas of the USA for posterity. Yet here we have licence being given to a collection of people hell bent in creating a free-for-all for mining, gas and oil extractors, pipelines carrying dangerous chemicals layers, trophy shooters, invaders of Native American lands, deforesters, marine polluters and others out to leave America as a polluted no-go area. What has saved the USA has been the great humane American public, who donate and petition to protect that which is good and wholesome, and who stand against that destructive element in their country, that would erode the quality of life for many people and obliterate harmless creatures. What the world is witnessing, is a circus spectacle with too many clowns running the show.

  35. Kate Kenner July 6, 2017 at 7:10 pm - Reply

    The ESA is necessary because of the actions of humans. people kill animals with no limits and take heir habitat for many different reasons and now many are dwindling in numbers very quickly. it is because of us they are disappearing and thus up to us to help keep them fem losing even more animals/species.

  36. Vivianne Mosca-Clark July 6, 2017 at 7:15 pm - Reply

    The protection act was made because it was needed. The animals were dying off and needed to have laws made for their survival. Continue this and do not stop protections. Thank you.

  37. Barbara Ginsberg July 6, 2017 at 7:23 pm - Reply

    The ESA needs to be made stronger not weaker!!!

  38. Cynthia Liss July 6, 2017 at 7:26 pm - Reply

    The Endangered Species Act has been very successful. There is absolutely NO reason to gut it.

  39. Greg Rosas July 6, 2017 at 7:54 pm - Reply

    Do not sell our precious lands to the highest bidder!!

  40. Christy Erwin July 6, 2017 at 9:19 pm - Reply

    Do we really want our children and grandchildren to learn of these beautiful creatures through books. What about some of our one of a kind landscapes. We must save these critters. Our lives depend on them as well, it’s called the circle of life. Save our environment, every part. It all needs protected in order for humans to prosper

  41. Julie Smith July 6, 2017 at 11:57 pm - Reply

    Save American forests and the Conservation Corps.

  42. Peter Franklin Davis July 7, 2017 at 12:34 am - Reply

    Trees Are For Mental HEALTH-TOO !!!

  43. winston July 7, 2017 at 1:52 am - Reply

    It’s not always about money, it’s about caring about the future of humanity. don’t be selfish.

  44. Domenico Mastrototaro July 7, 2017 at 2:29 am - Reply

    Another way for Republicans to further ruin this country and line their already fat pockets with more money.

  45. RICHARD BARTOLOMEO July 7, 2017 at 7:00 am - Reply

    Our lasting legacy will be how well we co-existed with our American Wild-Life and what condition did we pass on our environment to the next generation..!

  46. Barbara Delgado July 7, 2017 at 7:43 am - Reply

    It is evident that the Trump Administration would wipe out all animals and any regulation that stands in the way of a select group of people making a whole lot of money. This fact is both saddening and infuriating. We are the best country in the world. We have the talent and the intelligence to devise plans and methods that are beneficial to both the economy and the environment. Yes we need to invest in these methods – but they will be well worth it in the long run. We must not be short sighted. We must not allow our country’s environment and amazing wildlife to be destroyed because they are an impediment to someone’s economic gain. This would be shameful. Our children and their children will look back and wonder why we left them with so little.

  47. Lynette Elliott July 7, 2017 at 10:44 am - Reply

    Please vote against vote against legislation that threatens the Endangered Species Act. Vote NO on H.R. 717.

  48. James Dawson July 7, 2017 at 2:35 pm - Reply

    Any attempts to cut AmeriCorps or any other service organizations will reduce the USA’s capacity to bring people together as Americans for common goals and purposes in the spirit of improving the US.

  49. Claire S. Chambers July 8, 2017 at 12:11 am - Reply

    Do everything you can to save the endangered animals before they’re gone.

  50. Jayne Pitchford July 8, 2017 at 1:23 pm - Reply

    The Endangered Species Act protects our Nations resources…our forsets, our bisophere, our ability to have good air, and our Culture.

    Please remmeber this Nation is Of, By and For the People…and people matter over corporate greed.

  51. Shirley Furst July 8, 2017 at 4:49 pm - Reply

    We must keep up every effort to protect and preserve our forests both for the sake of the trees and the animals who depend on it for life and safety.

  52. sara bachmeier July 8, 2017 at 6:12 pm - Reply

    It is our right and our privilege to care for and protect our animals and our environment

  53. robert hepburn July 8, 2017 at 6:15 pm - Reply

    Please protect the ‘endangered species Act’!

  54. Violet B. Gautesen Krukonis July 8, 2017 at 10:42 pm - Reply

    Please protect our precious environment that some people in our government are trying to destroy.

  55. heidi ahlstrand July 11, 2017 at 11:41 am - Reply

    protect and preserve our public lands and forests…..trump is a very sick person not wanting to do this.

  56. Jena Hallmark July 12, 2017 at 10:40 am - Reply

    DON’T ATTACK THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT

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