Since the new Congress took over in January, anti-wildlife politicians have launched 63 legislative attacks on the Endangered Species Act — despite the law’s immense success and broad public support. Attacks from Congress are largely to satisfy the fossil fuel industry and other special interests that oppose being regulated.
Calls to gut the Endangered Species Act are dangerous and damaging to the work of preserving our natural heritage. Instead, Congress should provide more funding to help save our most imperiled wildlife.
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