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Lawsuit Aims to Protect Modoc County’s Wild Horses From Slaughter

Published by KHSU on Oct 25, 2018

October 24, 2018

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Wild horse advocates protest sale of horses by Forest Service in Vallejo

Published by ABC 7 News on Oct 25, 2018

October 24, 2018

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A new US lawsuit aims to block sales of wild horses for slaughter

Published by Ephrat Livni, Quartz on Oct 23, 2018

October 23, 2018

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Stop sale and slaughter of wild horses in California, lawsuit says

Published by Andrew Sheeler, Sacramento Bee on Oct 23, 2018

October 22, 2018

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Lawsuit Seeks to Stop the Sale of Wild Horses for Slaughter

Published by Nicolas Iovino, Couthouse News Service on Oct 22, 2018

October 19, 2018

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WILD HORSES ROUNDED UP IN CALIFORNIA COULD WIND UP IN SLAUGHTERHOUSE, SAY CAMPAIGNERS

Published by Tom Porter, Newsweek on Oct 16, 2018

October 14, 2018

Hundreds of wild horses being rounded up by the U.S. Forest Service in northern California this month could end up in slaughterhouses, according to animal rights activists. 

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ROUNDUP OF WILD HORSES IN CALIFORNIA COULD LEAD TO ILLEGAL SLAUGHTER

Published by Leighton Akio Woodhouse, The Intercept on Oct 15, 2018

October 12, 2018

DEPENDING ON WHO you ask, the wild horses of the Devil’s Garden Plateau, in the northeastern corner of California, are a magnificent part of the state’s natural heritage or an invasive blight on a fragile landscape.

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Feds Start Controversial Modoc County Wild Horse Roundup

Published by Wilson Walker, CBS SF Bay Area on Oct 12, 2018

October 11, 2018

MODOC COUNTY (KPIX) — With the wild horse population in Modoc County growing far faster than the land can handle, federal officials have commenced a roundup that will send some animals off to an uncertain future.

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Animal activists outraged at Forest Service handling of wild horses

Published by Becky Perlow, ABC News on Oct 12, 2018

October 11, 2018

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Get a wild horse and $1k. It’s the latest offer to reduce the number of penned animals that some think should be slaughtered.

Published by Brian Maffly, Salt Lake Tribune on Oct 12, 2018

October 11, 2018

Federal land managers are so desperate to reduce the staggering number of wild horses held in permanent captivity they will pay $1,000 for every horse you adopt, as long as you promise to provide a good home.

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Controversial Calif. roundup begins over Feinstein objections

Published by Scott Streater, E&E News on Oct 11, 2018

October 10, 2018

The Forest Service today started a major roundup of as many as 1,000 wild horses on federal lands in Northern California despite the concerns of California Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) that some of the captured animals could eventually be sold to slaughterhouses.

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Day 1 of Modoc Wild Horse Roundup: 66 Captured With No Change in Plan to Sell Hundreds for Slaughter

Published on Oct 11, 2018

Alturas, CA (October 11, 2018)… Day 1 of the U.S. Forest Service’s wild horse roundup in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas ended yesterday with 66 horses captured and no reported deaths.

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