News and Noteworthy

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Urgent action needed: The next step in passing the House’s version of the agriculture funding bill is a markup session on May 23 at which members will offer and vote on amendments. Return to Freedom strongly supports a stand-alone bill permanently banning horse slaughter as well as the export of American ... Read More
May 17, 2024Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold its annual, legally required public hearing regarding the use of motorized vehicles in the management of wild horses and burros from 3-5 p.m. MT on May 23. The meeting will be held using Zoom. It will be live-streamed at blm.gov/live. To provide comment ... Read More
April 26, 2024Cory Golden
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As published by The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Wild horses will stay in North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park amid fears from advocates that park officials would remove the beloved animals from the rugged badlands landscape, a key lawmaker said Thursday. Republican U.S. Sen. John Hoeven said he has ... Read More
April 25, 2024Cory Golden
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The Save America’s Forgotten Equines (SAFE) Act, which would permanently ban horse slaughter in the United States as well as the export of American horses for slaughter, has amassed 222 bipartisan House cosponsors, a majority. That’s the good news: The number of backers sends a great message of support ... Read More
April 23, 2024Cory Golden
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Return to Freedom generally supports this rule change, which would equalize management considerations by considering the habitat and ecosystem as an equal "multiple use." As the change will be heavily litigated, however, we cannot yet say what this will ultimately mean for wild horses and burros. We will remain vigilant ... Read More
April 18, 2024Cory Golden
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It’s time to make a big difference for wild horses and burros, #LittlebyLittle!   —Starting tonight at 9 p.m. Pacific ... Read More
April 7, 2024Cory Golden