58 members of Congress tell Bureau of Land Management to cancel ‘inhumane’ wild horse sterilization surgeries
By Nikki Bowers, 8 News Now Las Vegas
November 19, 2020
By Suzanne Roy, Special to Juneau Empire
September 3, 2020
The great Alaskan wilderness is home to iconic wildlife, and it would be very hard to imagine Alaska without its majestic bears, caribou, moose and other wild creatures.
In the Western Lower 48, the wild mustang is the iconic image of rugged American freedom, the loss of which would be just as devastating. These unique resources should be carefully stewarded for future generations to enjoy, and Alaskans can play an important role in making sure this happens.
By Jeniffer Solis, Nevada Current
July 28, 2020
The House of Representatives has approved $102.6 million for the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program, a portion of which will be spent on implementing a humane fertility control vaccine used to manage wild horse populations.
The Senate has yet to take up companion legislation.
Washington, D.C. (Jan 13, 2021) — Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), the nation’s leading wild horse protection organization, delivered a First 100 Day Wild Horse Agenda to the Biden Administration, with an urgent plea for reform of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) wild horse and burro management program, which is careening toward a fiscal and animal welfare disaster.
Legislation continues protections from slaughter for another year
WASHINGTON (Dec. 17, 2020) The American Wild Horse Campaign released the following statement in response to President-Elect Biden’s nomination of U.S. Rep. Deborah Haaland as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior:
WASHINGTON, DC (November 25, 2020)… Today, lawmakers in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives sent letters to leadership urging them to ensure the final FY21 spending bill contains a key provision to reform the mismanaged and controversial Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Program.
WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 19, 2020)... Today, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) sent a bipartisan letter signed by 58 Members of Congress to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt calling on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to drop a controversial plan to surgically sterilize federally-protected wild horses in Utah.
AWHC Criticizes Approps Committee for Funding Mass Roundup Program While Ignoring Humane Alternatives
WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 10, 2020)…Today the nation’s leading wild horse protection organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) expressed disappointment with the U.S.
(Washington, D.C., September 23, 2020) Today begins three days of public mourning for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a champion of equality and women's rights. The AWHC team was saddened to hear of the passing of Justice Ginsburg this past weekend.