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Our support for a ban on trophy hunting of Arizona’s wild cats

Published 11/14/17  by The Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection

The Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection has formally endorsed a new ballot initiative that seeks to ban trophy hunting of wild cats in Arizona, specifically mountain lions, bobcats, jaguars, ocelots, and lynx.

Arizonans for Wildlife Launches Ballot Campaign

Coalition gives voters the opportunity to end cruel trophy hunting practices on Arizona’s wild cats

Arizonans for Wildlife, a coalition of more than 30 non-governmental organizations and state legislators, has filed a ballot initiative with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office aimed at restricting trophy hunting and trapping of Arizona’s wild cats, including bobcats, mountain lions, jaguars, lynx and ocelots. None of these big cats are killed for food.