HR 5127: Refuge from Trapping Act

Have you heard of the Refuge From Trapping Act HR 5127? Proposed last year and  championed by US Rep. Nita Lowery, (D-NY), chairwoman of the US House Appropriations Committee, the bill would ban body gripping traps including steel-jawed leg-hold traps, conibear traps and strangulation neck snares within the National Wildlife Refuge system. This would effectively remove trapping from the 1/3rd …