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Utah State University hosts wild horse summit, but excludes key advocates and the public

Published by Brian Maffly, Salt Lake Tribune on Aug 22, 2017

Critics of a national conference on wild horses, opening this week in Salt Lake City, assert its state organizers have closed the event to the public and excluded key figures in the horse-advocacy community.

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BLM to remove horses southeast of Rangely

Published by Dennis Webb, The Daily Sentinel on Aug 14, 2017

The Bureau of Land Management has approved a plan to remove up to 100 wild horses from private and other land southeast of Rangely this fall, a decision made more controversial due to activists’ concerns that animals could end up being euthanized.

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U.S. COURT FINDS WILD HORSE TERRITORY CUT ILLEGALLY

Published by AWHC for Horse Canada on Aug 9, 2017

On August 4th, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia overturned a decision by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to cut the size of the habitat area for California’s largest remaining wild horse herd.

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'Oops' is no defense, court says in nixing horse decision

Published by Amanda Reilly, E&E News on Aug 9, 2017

A federal appeals court said the Forest Service cannot remove wild horse territory from Modoc National Forest. U.S. Forest Service

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DC Circ. Says Feds Must Explain Horse Territory Redrawing

Published by Christine Powell, Law 360 on Aug 8, 2017

Law360, New York (August 7, 2017, 3:22 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit held Friday that the U.S.

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Non-Profit of the Week: American Wild Horse Campaign

Published by Grace Kuhn, AWHC Special to Santa Clarita Gazette on Aug 7, 2017

The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) is the nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization.

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Federal court orders restoration of 23,000 acres for wild horses

Published by Stephen Dinan, Washington Times on Aug 7, 2017

A federal appeals court has delivered a victory to wild horse enthusiasts, ordering the U.S. Forest Service to restore 23,000 acres of critical land as protected horse country in California — and showed judges taking an increasingly dim view of agencies’ decision-making.

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Thousands of Wild Horses May Be Killed Just So You Can Eat Meat

Published by Julie Cappiello, Mercy For Animals on Aug 7, 2017
Following an unsuccessful vote to end the prohibition on the USDA’s inspection of horse meat, the House Appropriations Committee voted l Read more

D.C. Circuit says ‘oops’ not a valid reason for U.S. to reclassify land

Published by Barbara Grzincic, Reuters on Aug 7, 2017

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Horse slaughter comes back in new legislation

Published by Sara Kernan, Hi-Desert Star on Aug 7, 2017

MORONGO BASIN — Two appropriations bills awaiting decision in Congress may have costly consequences for wild horses.

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Why Do Republicans Want To Kill Horses?

Published by David Horowitz, Front Page Mag on Aug 7, 2017

Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives recently took the politically questionable – and morally objectionable – step of voting to allow horses to once again be slaughtered on American soil for human consumption.

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Why won’t Congress fight against slaughtering wild horses?

Published by Suzanne Roy Special To The Hill on Aug 2, 2017

The Americans are big fans of the wild horses roaming the nation’s public lands, and have been pretty clear where they stand on their protection.

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