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.
House Committee Moves to Reform Federal Wild Horse Program
WASHINGTON, DC (June 3, 2021) -- Today, actress and Utah resident Katherine Heigl (Grey’s Anatomy, Firefly Lane) sent letters to the U.S. Senate and House, urging Congress to take action to protect the famous Onaqui wild horse population in Utah.
Biden Budget Continues Trump Admin. Scapegoating of Wild Horses for Environmental Damage Caused by Livestock
Administration Continues Unscientific, Inhumane Wild Horse & Burro Roundup Program
Feinstein Joins AWHC in Calling for Suspension of Federal Adoption Program that’s Sending Wild Horses to Slaughter
(WASHINGTON, DC) May 26, 2021 -- Today, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) called on the U.S. Department of the Interior to suspend the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) wild horse and burro Adoption Incentive Program, citing reports by the New York Times and the American Wild Horse Campaign that federally-protected animals adopted through the program have been sold at slaughter auctions.
American Wild Horse Campaign Coalition Declares Victory
(March 24, 2021) Advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after a dangerous wild horse bill in the New Mexico Senate (SB385), introduced by State Senators Pat Woods and Brenda McKenna, died when the 2021 legislative session ended without the legislation being heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
AWHC was monitoring this bill closely and prepared to launch grassroots opposition if it had advanced.