July 21, 2017
It’s been an eventful week on Capitol Hill for horse protection issues, and the upshot is: AMERICA’S HORSES ARE NOT YET SAFE FROM SLAUGHTER.
THE GOOD NEWS: Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations committee approved an amendment to...Read more
· The FY 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill – Passed last week by the Committee, the bill does not...Read more
July 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. PST - Good News! The Senate Appropriations Committee just approved an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Agriculture spending bill to prohibit federal funding for USDA inspections of horse slaguhter plants. The amendment was offered by Senator Tom...Read more
On July 6, 2017, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) hosted a tour of the Devil's Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory (WHT) in the Modoc National Forest to discuss the wild horse situation, gather public input, and identify solutions to manage the wild horse population.
By Suzanne Roy
July 13, 2017
Two important votes – one bad, one good -- took place in the House of Representatives yesterday regarding the future of America’s horses.
The Bad Vote: Ag Spending...Read more
The House Interior Appropriations Committee has scheduled a markup for the 2018 Interior Department spending bill on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. This will provide our first insight into where House members stand on the Interior Department’s budget request to lift the ban on destroying healthy wild...Read more
By Simone Netherlands
July 4, 2017
We celebrate America’s independence and freedom today.
But this Fourth of July, America’s symbols of freedom are under attack.
The Interior Department has asked Congress to lift the ban on slaughtering our federally-protected...Read more
Our friends at the Cloud Foundation report a tip from an anonymous source stating that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered the BLM to categorize all wild horses in holding facilities by age and weight to prepare them for being sold for slaughter. If this is true, it shows that Zinke is...Read more
June 26, 2017
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke was on Capitol Hill again last week, hoping to get Congress to endorse his wildly unpopular plan to slaughter wild horses and burros. On Tuesday, in the first of three Congressional hearing appearances last week, Secretary Zinke sat...Read more
Interior Secretary Zinke to Testify Before Senate on Wednesday, June 21
Senators need to hear from you to oppose mustang slaughter!
The Senators on the Interior Appropriations...Read more
According to the article below, the Interior Department is considering the appointment of Wyoming attorney Karen Budd Falen as director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). This should be troubling news to anyone that cares about our western public lands and the wild animals who...Read more
On Thursday, June 8, 2017, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appeared before the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee to justify his 2018 budget request to Congress. Responding to a question from Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) about the abundance...Read more