California Mountain Lion Hearing, Off Again (Again)

In August 2014, Safari Club International sued two California officials over the State’s ban on the importation and possession of mountain lions hunted outside of California. The State asked the federal district court in Sacramento to dismiss our case. A hearing on the motion was first scheduled for February 2, 2015. In January 2015, the … Continue reading

Action Alert to SCI Members – California Ban on Mountain Lion Imports

In 2014, Safari Club International filed a lawsuit against the State of California to challenge its ban on importing mountain lions into California (Import Ban). The Import Ban has been in effect since adopted by voter initiative in 1990. The U.S. District Court in California recently issued a ruling that requires us to seek additional … Continue reading

California Mountain Lion Hearing — Off Again

In August 2014, Safari Club International sued two California officials over the State’s ban on the importation and possession of mountain lions hunted outside of California. The State filed a motion with the federal district court in Sacramento, asking the Court to dismiss our case. A hearing on the motion was first scheduled for February … Continue reading

SCI Challenges California Mountain Lion Import Ban in Federal Court

Safari Club International (SCI) filed a lawsuit in federal court on August 6, 2014, challenging a California law that bans the importation, transportation, and possession of mountain lions hunted outside of California. The California law, enacted in 1990 through a voter initiative, has discouraged hunters in California from hunting mountain lions in others states and … Continue reading

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