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Lesser prairie chicken on ‘threatened’ list

Thursday, by the Obama administration announced it would be placing the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species.   
Currently, SB 276, “State Sovereignty over Non-migratory Wildlife,”  is still under consideration by the Kansas House of Representatives, after passing with a vote of 30-10 in the Senate in February.  
A hearing was held on March 5, at which Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the author of the bill, made his case.
According to the supplemental note attached to the bill following the hearing, Kobach stated the birds were non-migratory, did not use rivers or streams for navigation, and therefore ...

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