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HR 511 Part Two: The Truth About the Everglades and Heroes of the Subcommittee Hearing

Part One of this series discussed the background of HR 511 and the falsified junk science upon which it is based.  Part Three dispels other myths and propaganda about constrictor snakes. The HR 511 Subcommittee Hearing of November 29, 2012 The U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs held a legislative

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HR 511 Part One: An Introduction to HR 511 and the Junk Science Behind It

“Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion.”  ~ Egyptian Proverb The Legislative History of HR 511 On January 26, 2011, U.S. Representative Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) introduced House Resolution 511 which seeks to amend title 18, United States Code (the “Lacey Act”), to prohibit the importation of nine species of constrictor snakes as injurious

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