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Voters in six states to make crucial decisions for animals on November ballot

Montana grassroots advocates qualified a ballot measure to end commercial and recreational trapping on public lands and to protect people, pets, and wildlife from indiscriminate, hidden, and baited traps. Above, a coyote in a leghold trap. Photo by Dick Randall Our cause has made some of its most tangible gains by qualifying and passing ballot initiatives in the last quarter century, bringing issues directly to voters when lawmakers won’t take action on common-sense reforms.
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