Commend Music Legend for Defending Hunted Wolves

Target: Music legend Iggy Pop

Goal: Applaud Iggy Pop for taking action and being a voice for Michigan’s wolf population

Iggy Pop, famed musician and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is standing up for wolves that are in danger of being hunted. Pop has endorsed the ‘Keep Michigan Wolves Protected’ campaign to stop wolf hunting for sport. The group aims to stop ‘trophy’ hunting of wolves in Michigan and involve the public in laws involving hunting wildlife.

Michigan’s wolves have been protected since 1965; this protection has unfortunately been lifted recently by the Michigan Natural Resource Commission. Iggy Pop sent a letter to Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder proclaiming his dismay about the lifted protection, and also mentioned that the reasons behind the reinstated wolf hunting were lies and half-truths. The lies that recently surfaced were made-up scenarios, by lawmakers, that made wolves seem like a nuisance to Michigan residents, such as a wolf sighting outside of a daycare that never occurred.

Iggy Pop is a Michigan native and an avid animal lover. He encourages all of his fans in Michigan to stand up with him and fight against wolf hunting for sport. By signing this petition you will provide support for Iggy Pop and give him signatures to take to Michigan’s Governor; help Iggy Pop save Michigan’s wolf population.


Dear Iggy Pop,

You have been a strong voice for wolves in Michigan. Your recent letter to Governor Rick Snyder explaining your disappointment was well researched and heartfelt. You understand that hunting wolves for sport is barbaric and should not be tolerated. They are majestic animals that deserve respect and a peaceful existence.

I support your efforts to save the wolves of Michigan. You asked your fans in Michigan to show their support by gathering signatures aiming to overturn the decision to allow wolves to be hunted. I sincerely hope that you, and the other members of ‘Keep Michigan Wolves Protected’ will gain enough support in Michigan for wolves to once again be protected. Please take my signature, along with all of the others that this petition generates, to Governor Rick Snyder.

Michigan’s wolves are loved by many and should be respected and protected. Thank you for your valiant efforts to make a peaceful existence a reality for the wolves.


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  1. Good on you IGGY .

  2. Linda Camac says:

    Thank you! Wolves have been brutalized and tortured in the wolf killing states — you are a hero for being their voice!

  3. Donna L Moore says:

    For those of us who spend 95% of our days fighting for our wolves, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. We need more coverage and more endorsements from people like you. Are wolves say thank you for your voice and your courage~

  4. Lynn Mundinger says:

    Thank You , Thank You, for speaking out for those who have no voice .

  5. Aad Bontenbal says:

    Thank you so much for your campaign,Iggy ! Great work.United as friends of Mother Earth we can and will win from those cruel monsters ! Who torture and kill by and with their stupid lies, without one good reason ! Victory over them must be reached one day !

  6. Kim Bertoni says:

    Thank you for taking a stand against those who would decimate our wolves!

  7. Thanks Iggy – you are a REAL man. Unlike those idiots who think killing innocent animals proves their manhood. And as for women who hunt….. words fail me

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