To: The United States House of Representatives

Ban the Import of Trophy-hunted Lions

For the first time since lions were protected under the Endangered Species Act, the Trump administration has approved a trophy-import permit for a threatened lion killed in Tanzania. Thankfully, the House Natural Resources Committee just approved the Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies (CECIL) Act to ban U.S. imports of elephant and lion trophies from Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Send a letter today urging Congress to approve the CECIL Act.

Why is this important?

This import permit bodes ill for wildlife in Tanzania, home to roughly 40 percent of Africa's lions and up to half of the elephants in eastern Africa.

We need to halt the slaughter of Tanzania's wildlife before it begins — and stop wealthy trophy hunters from killing them for sport.

Reasons for signing

  • Please save our lions and extinct animals from Trump trying to kill them all
  • Yes Ban this right now!!! Elephants a n d Lions are so innocent creatures abd Leave them alobe for good and they lives somewhere outside so naturally!!!!!
  • please let's honor the animals that God put on this earth! And I am not religious!

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