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Lawmakers target horse meat trade

Published by Sumner Park, The Hill on Aug 7, 2017

Lawmakers are pushing new legislation that would ban horse slaughterhouses in the U.S. and prevent horses from being shipped to Canada and Mexico for human consumption.

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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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Wild horse advocates encouraged by BLM’s recent work at Sand Wash Basin

Published by Tom Ross, Craig Daily Press on Aug 7, 2017

When  the Sand Wash Advocate Team, which collaborates with the Bureau of Land Management on wild horse issues, hosts a public meeting in Craig Aug. 5, the wild card in the room is likely to be the policy change being contemplated by the U.S.

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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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Wild Horse Advocates Score Another Major Legal Victory

Published on Aug 4, 2017

Federal Appeals Court Finds U.S. Forest Service Illegally Cut Habitat for California Wild Horses

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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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Upcoming Wild Horse Roundups: What You Need to Know

Published on Jul 31, 2017

Apparently emboldened by the Interior Department’s lethal plan to kill tens of thousands of federally-protected wild horses and burros (even though the Congress has not yet approved it), the Bureau of Land Management is galloping ahead with plans to remove nearly 10,000 wild horses from their hom

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They’ll Shoot Horses, Won’t They?

Published by Ellie Phipps Price for The New York Times on Jul 24, 2017

SONOMA, Calif. — Should the federal government encourage the slaughter of a living symbol of the American West?

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