Senate committee’s vote an emphatic statement against horse slaughter

As published by horsetalk.co.nz

The House Appropriations Committee has altered a spending bill in a way that opens the door to the potential slaughter of tens of thousands of captive American wild horses.

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) says a few western lawmakers succeeded in getting the committee to accept, on a voice vote,

July 20th, 2017|

Press release: Senate committee rejects horse slaughter, sets up key vote on wild horses

 

Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation on Thursday commended the Senate Appropriations Committee for approving, on a voice vote, an amendment keeping alive the effort to prevent the cruel and costly industry of horse slaughter from returning to the United States.

“With today’s bipartisan vote against horse slaughter, the Senate Appropriations Committee showed it had listened

July 20th, 2017|

Today: We celebrate; Tomorrow: Back to work

Wild Horse Nation,
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved, on a voice vote, an amendment barring the U.S. Department of Agriculture from hiring horsemeat inspectors – keeping alive the effort to prevent legal horse slaughter from returning to our country.

That’s good news — but there’s still much to be done.

In the days ahead, the Senate

July 20th, 2017|

Senate committee passes anti-horse slaughter amendment

 

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved, on a voice vote, an amendment barring the U.S. Department of Agriculture from hiring horsemeat inspectors – keeping alive the effort to prevent legal horse slaughter from returning to our country.

Statement from Return to Freedom:

“With today’s bipartisan vote against horse slaughter, the Senate Appropriations Committee showed it has

July 20th, 2017|

House committee’s change to spending bill imperils America’s wild horses

As published by horsetalk.co.nz

The House Appropriations Committee has altered a spending bill in a way that opens the door to the potential slaughter of tens of thousands of captive American wild horses.

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) says a few western lawmakers succeeded in getting the committee to accept, on a voice vote, an

July 20th, 2017|

Advocates say House Appropriations Committee signed ‘death warrant’ for area wild horses, burros

 

As published by The Riverside Press-Enterprise

Advocates for wild horses and burros are condemning an amendment to a House spending bill that allows for wild horses and burros roaming on public lands to be euthanized.

The amendment, offered by Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, continues the ban on selling the animals to slaughterhouses for processing into commercial products

July 19th, 2017|

Do not give up. Do not let up. Wild horses need your voice more than ever.

 
Wild Horse Nation,
First, the horrific headline from today: The House Appropriations Committee passed an amendment that would allow the Bureau of Land Management to euthanize – shoot – healthy, unadopted wild horses and burros.

As infuriating as that is, as saddening as that is – and it is both — we cannot give up.

We’ll return to the House

July 19th, 2017|

RTF statement on House vote to allow BLM to kill wild horses

 

 

The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday passed, on a voice vote, an amendment striking protections for wild horses and burros from the interior appropriations bill. Specifically, the amendment removed language that would prevent the Bureau of Land Management from destroying healthy, unadopted wild horses and burros. More than 46,000 captured wild horses and burros live

July 19th, 2017|

Trump, Congress working together to legalize wild horse slaughter

 

As published by Project Earth

If Congress votes in favor of President Trump’s budget proposal for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the number of free-roaming horses and burros will vastly decrease across the West. It’s an emotionally charged issue that has animal rights activists comparing wild horses to unicorns and oil, mining, and livestock companies

July 17th, 2017|

Column: Should it be this hard to do the right thing in managing America’s horses?

 

As published by horsetalk.co.nz

It will come as little surprise to most Americans that literally millions of people across the globe have a newfound interest in U.S. politics thanks to the, shall we say, unconventional approach of President Donald Trump.

The U.S. system of government isn’t terribly easy to understand to outsiders, but we understand that the

July 17th, 2017|