Eagles And Mockingbirds Catch A Break As Judge Strikes Down Trump Bird Opinion

Source: NPR »

A federal judge in New York struck down a Trump administration decision to scale back U.S. government protections for migratory birds. The change by the administration would have allowed companies that accidentally kill migratory birds during the course of their work no longer to face the possibility of criminal prosecution.

In a 31-page document, U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni cited the novel To Kill a Mockingbird to support her decision.

“It is not only a sin to kill a mockingbird, it is also a…

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