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Advocates File for Injunction to Block Forest Service from Selling Wild Horses for Slaughter

Published on Nov 26, 2018

San Francisco, CA (November 27, 2018) ... Late yesterday, advocates filed a motion for preliminary injunction in the U.S.

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Advocacy Group Slams BLM for Mass Removal of Wild Horses

Published on Nov 19, 2018

Ely, Nevada (November 19, 2018) … The nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), today blasted the Bureau of Land

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California Attorney General Warns Feds: Selling Wild Horses for Slaughter is a Felony

Published on Nov 10, 2018

Sacramento, CA (November 10, 2018) . . . California Attorney General Anthony Becerra yesterday joined a growing list of California elected officials who have spoken out against the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to sell federally-protected wild horses without limitation on slaughter.

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BLM Drops Planned Sterilization Experiments on Oregon’s Wild Mares

Published on Nov 7, 2018

Portland, Oregon (November 7, 2018) — Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced that it will drop proposed sterilization experiments on wild horses in Oregon, just days after a federal judge issued a

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Wild Horse Group Calls for Halt to California Mustang Roundup Amidst “Fever” Outbreak

Published on Nov 5, 2018

Alturas, California (November 5, 2018) … Amidst reports of a contagious outbreak of “pigeon fever” amongst captured wild horses bein

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Advocacy Groups File Lawsuit to Block Slaughter of California Wild Horses

Published on Oct 22, 2018

San Francisco, CA (October 22, 2018) . . . Late Friday, two California-based national advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit to block the U.S.

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Wild Horse Advocates Intervene in Beaver County Lawsuit

Published on Oct 19, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY -- A federal district court judge decided this week to allow a coalition of advocates to intervene as defendants in a suit filed by Beaver County, Utah, which would threaten wild horses and tie the hands of those that manage them.

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Forest Service Bends to Public Pressure; Extends Time Before Selling Modoc Wild Horses for Slaughter

Published on Oct 13, 2018

Agency Does Not Halt Roundup or Commit to Protecting Horses from Slaughter

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Feds Gear Up to Sell California Wild Horses for Slaughter

Published on Oct 4, 2018

Feds Gear Up to Sell California Wild Horses for Slaughter

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Preliminary Injunction Filed to Stop Wild Mare Experiments

Published on Oct 1, 2018

Horse Advocates Seek Injunction to Block BLM from Surgically Removing Ovaries of Wild Mares

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Lawsuit Filed to Stop “Barbaric” BLM Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

Published on Sep 21, 2018

Portland, OR (September 21, 2018) – Citing violations of the U.S. Constitution and three federal laws, an alliance of wild horse protection and animal welfare advocates filed a lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court in Portland.

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