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ACTION ALERT: Another BLM Wild Horse Roundup: Comments Must Be Received By January 27, 2010

Animals  (tags: wild horses, BLM, greed, public lands, abuse, comments, advocates )

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BLM is actually accelerating the pace of wild horse removals, with 12,000 horses targeted for capture from our public lands in Fiscal Year 2010 alone. The majority of these horses will be sent to government holding facilities, where they will join the

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gail dair (0)
Monday January 25, 2010, 11:06 pm
noted thanks

Annie Cowling (116)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 12:33 pm
signed, thank-you Simone

Tonya B (120)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 1:26 pm
Signed and noted.

Deborah S (170)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 3:48 pm
January 26, 2010
2010: The Year to end Horse Slaughter
Dear Deborah,
Actors Kelly Carlson and Wendie Malick, both horse lovers and supporters of The HSUS, are joining me, members of Congress, and other advocates at a press conference today on Capitol Hill to support the Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act (H.R. 503/S. 727). In 2009, more than 90,000 American horses were exported for slaughter -- mostly to Mexico.

Congress holds the fate of our American horses in its hands. Call your U.S. Representative ( Shelley Berkley (202) 225-5965 ) and urge support for this bill. You can say: "Please co-sponsor and push for the passage of H.R. 503/S. 727, The Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act." After you make your call, send a follow up message. Thanks for all you do for animals.

Wayne Pacelle, President & CEO

Teri Johnson (21)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 7:49 pm
Emails sent - again. I have yet to receive a reply from anyone! It is so frustrating that our own government is ignoring our crys and doing this to "our" horses.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 1:15 am
Signed, emailed. Thanks

Melissa Webber (4)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 6:29 am

Karen N (33)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 6:43 am
Signed and noted

Tierney G (381)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 8:04 am
Signed thanks Simone

Mervi R (74)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 10:54 am
Action taken.

Rhonda Maness (580)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 5:10 pm
Thank you for supporting us on this issue
Thanks Simone

Ronda Richardson (96)
Friday January 29, 2010, 4:22 pm
Noted and all done! Thanks!

NoEmailsPls W (95)
Friday January 29, 2010, 4:55 pm
Done and signed all other action alerts. TY very much Simone for telling us all about them.

Deborah S (170)
Saturday January 30, 2010, 3:36 pm
Death count up to 26 in Nevada wild horse roundup
Posted: Jan 29, 2010 1:00 PM PST
Updated: Jan 29, 2010 4:20 PM PST

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Wild-horse advocates have criticized federal land managers after the deaths of 26 mustangs so far in a government roundup on the range north of Reno - up from nine deaths a week ago.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management today reported four more deaths stemming from its roundup in the Calico Mountain Complex.

Agency spokeswoman JoLynn Worley says three horses have died at the roundup site and 23 have died at a Fallon holding facility where the horses have been taken since the two-month roundup began Dec. 28.

Activists say the BLM's roundup methods are "brutal" and violate the intent of a 1971 law Congress enacted to protect the horses.

Worley says the agency has 40 years of experience of conducting roundups and has learned the safest way to conduct them.

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