SALT LAKE CITY — Some Utah lawmakers are taking steps to make war on wolves.

A proposed bill requires the state to kill or capture any wolf that comes into Utah. The chief sponsor says, if the feds don’t like it, he’s ready to fight them too.

Wolves were nearly wiped out by ranchers decades ago. But since their re-introduction in the 1990s, federal law has protected them.

The bill’s sponsor says this will be a “state’s rights” year in the Legislature, and he’s willing to fight the wolf battle all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. <<<read the rest>>>