Fattening up wild horses for slaughter

Desatoya Wild Horses in short term holding after being rounded up by the BLM.

“BLM’s got those wild horses as fat as butterballs–all paid for with taxpayer dollars,” explained an anonymous source. “That way they always have buyers wanting them by the truckload.” This statement was reported by Protect Mustangs here. For those of you who questioned them, perhaps you understand the strong words I used in this post… Continue reading Fattening up wild horses for slaughter

Roy Exum on Horse Soring: Obama, Hear Our Plea

Image from 2015 HSUS Horse Soring Investigation.

Updated via THE CHATTANOOGAN A COUPLE OF weeks ago a letter bearing the signatures of 175 very furious members of Congress was delivered to our nation’s Office of Management and Budget. It asked that the OMB review a rule amending the federal Horse Protection Act so the Obama administration could kick the shiny stuffing out… Continue reading Roy Exum on Horse Soring: Obama, Hear Our Plea

Take Action: BLM wild horse roundups continue

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PLEASE NOTE: The following are excerpts from an Opinion Piece written by JACK FERM and published by THE INDEPENDENT of Utah at sunindependent.com. We invite you to read the entire article. CALL TO ACTION AT THE END OF THIS POST Did you know there are fewer than 25,000 wild horses roaming public lands? Obama knew… Continue reading Take Action: BLM wild horse roundups continue

Still no prosecution of Tom Davis, former Interior Secretary Salazar’s Mustang slaughter merchant

Wyoming Wild Horses free on the open range, where they belong.

by STERLING BURNETT Ph.D Cross-posted from Heartlander Magazine Despite Slaughter of Wild Horses, No Prosecution of BLM or Rancher Involved Just two weeks after Ken Salazar was selected by President Barack Obama to become the 50th Secretary of the Interior in 2009, the Bureau of Land Managment (BLM), an agency within the Department of Interior… Continue reading Still no prosecution of Tom Davis, former Interior Secretary Salazar’s Mustang slaughter merchant

Salazar threatens to “punch out” reporter

President Obama and Interior Secretary Salazar. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images.

THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE Interior Secretary threatens to “punch out” Colorado Springs reporter Cloud Foundation Director snubbed by Salazar Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 12, 2012) –- On Election Day, at an enthusiastic gathering of Obama supporters in Fountain, Colorado; Dave Philipps, a reporter for the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph, had just finished an interview… Continue reading Salazar threatens to “punch out” reporter

Obama whispered ready to fire Ken Salazar

PHOTO CREDIT: MANDEL NGAN / AFP /Getty Images. In November, 2012, asked a question he did not like by a reporter for The Gazette of Colorado Springs regarding Salazar's association with hauler who shipped wild horses to slaughter plants, Salazar told the reporter, "If you do that to me again, I’ll punch you out". Salazar later apologized.

Whispers from the Obama camp say the President may be ready to fire U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Who would welcome that more than wild horse and burro advocates? Obama has hinted at ridding his administration of Salazar before, but it came to nothing. Not long ago, Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for Salazar's… Continue reading Obama whispered ready to fire Ken Salazar

Wild Horses: What will you do?

This is the long version from which our 30 second and 60 second public service announcements and paid media spots were produced that aired the first part of 2011. In spite of this public awareness campaign and citizen outcry that followed, the Bureau of Land Management, under the direction of the Obama Administration, continues to… Continue reading Wild Horses: What will you do?

Take part in Presidential phone in for wild horses & burros

Note: This is a Facebook event. If you do not have a Facebook account, find someone who has who will post a question. Tuesday, October 26th, the White House is holding a live call-in show where President Obama will answer questions from the public. Go to the White House's Facebook page NOW http://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse. "Like" it… Continue reading Take part in Presidential phone in for wild horses & burros

Contact the President to issue an Executive Order banning horse slaughter

Dear President Obama: I am contacting you to issue an Executive Order banning horse slaughter and transport for slaughter. To expedite matters, you can use the language in H.R. 503/S. 727. The list of talking points is long and varied. I present you with just a few: Formal and informal polls have shown that a… Continue reading Contact the President to issue an Executive Order banning horse slaughter

A Solution for America’s Wild Horse Crisis?

Cross-posted from VF Daily Written by KURT BRUNGARDT The future of America’s wild horses, or mustangs, is at a critical crossroads. Under the administration of President Obama, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has continued the aggressive roundup, removal, and relocation of wild horses from public lands, prompting advocates to call the new administration the… Continue reading A Solution for America’s Wild Horse Crisis?