AZ Game & Fish Commission Votes to Ban Predator Killing Contests

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Today (June 21), the Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to ban predator killing contests. Hundreds of animals in Arizona —including coyotes, foxes, bobcats, and mountain lions are killed at these events where participants compete for entertainment and prizes.

At today’s meeting ADLA, other groups, and citizens asked the Commission to tighten the rule to eliminate loopholes. Our request was denied, but Commissioner Kurt Davis committed to revisiting rule language if violations occur. ADLA thanks the Commission for passing this rule, and the grassroots coalition of groups and advocates who worked tirelessly to end these cruel, senseless events Read more