By Laura Allen of Animal Law Coalition The plaintiffs, In Defense of Animals, wildlife ecologist Craig Downer and journalist and author, Terri Farley, are optimistic U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman, will grant their request for a preliminary injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)’s […]
Treated as livestock or treated as wildlife? In regard to the fundamental issue at stake in the management of wild mustangs and burros on public lands, the federal government and the Bureau of Land Management have sided with the “treated as livestock” option.
By John Holland and Valerie James-Patton “Pure propaganda” was Bureau of Land Management (BLM) spokesperson Tom Gorey’s reaction in a recent AP interview when asked about the growing accusations that his agency is in the process of virtually exterminating the very herds of wild horses and burros that […]
by R.T. Fitch, and excerpt from the book “Straight from the Horse’s Heart” My lovely bride, Terry, and I would like to give our special readers an equally special Christmas present. We are so involved with the ins and outs of a corrupt government agency that every now […]
Opinion by Willis Lamb from the Alliance of Wild Horse Advocates The old adage goes, if you’ve dug yourself into a hole, your first step should be to throw away the shovel. The BLM apparently doesn’t see the logic in this bit of wisdom and instead of throwing […]
Schweitzer: “No governor in Montana history has sent more bison to slaughter than this governor.“ Opinion by R.T. Fitch, author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart” HOUSTON (SFHH) – Montana’s Governor Brian Schweitzer garnered international notoriety, earlier this year, by allowing a controversial bill to linger on his […]
Image via Wikipedia by Steven Long, Publisher/Editor of Horseback Magazine HOUSTON, (Horseback) – A longtime federal judge will decide whether the Bureau of Land Management may go ahead with its planned “gather” of tens of thousands of wild horses in the desert lands of Nevada. Judge Paul L. […]