NRA Loses Attempt to Stop Lawsuit Over Gray Wolf Protections

June 24, 2021, 6:04 PM

Lawsuits by conservation groups seeking to restore federal protections for gray wolves can proceed, a federal court in California ruled in a loss for the National Rifle Association and Safari Club International.

The motion to dismiss the original complaint became moot after the conservation groups filed an amended complaint, according to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The firearms groups, which intervened in the case, argued the amended complaint was untimely because it was filed more than 21 days after the federal government responded to the original complaint. While the time period to amend expired for ...

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