Source: In Defense of Animals Recently we have been writing about individual militant anti-wild horse ranchers who take up arms to intimidate government agents regarding public land use. One of these cases involved father-and-son ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond, who have spent time in prison for felony abuse […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – A federal judge refused to dismiss wildlife groups’ lawsuit over the federal roundup of more than 1,500 wild horses and burros in northeast California and northwest Nevada.
SACREMENTO – Attorney Stuart Gross of Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy on behalf of In Defense of Animals et al., will file an emergency stay Friday morning (August 6) to prevent next Monday’s (August 9) scheduled helicopter roundup of over 2,000 of the last wild horses and 200 burros in California from the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area north of Susanville. This afternoon Judge Morrison C. England, Jr. denied Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction.
During “March for Mustangs” in D.C., March 25th there were many, many things that awed and inspired me. From the sheer number of people who attended to the diverse cross section of American society represented during the rally. But perhaps the most subtle and most unexpected surprise was the participation and enthusiasm of the young people. They were there and they were very outspoken and obvious; years before their time.
RENO, Nev. (AP) ― Wild-horse advocates are calling for an independent investigation after the deaths of nine mustangs so far in a government roundup of the animals on the range north of Reno.
By William M. Welch, USA TODAY (Here’s your national coverage – R.T.) Federal officials have begun rounding up at least 2,500 wild horses from Nevada rangeland, triggering protests from animal advocates who say the trapping endangers these symbols of the American West and condemns them to lives in […]
Roundup Began Today Despite Federal Court Advice, Pending Federal Environmental Complaints and Violation of BLM Promise for Public Transparency Public outrage is increasing as the Obama Administration proceeds with a controversial Christmas week roundup of thousands of wild Nevada mustangs despite a federal court’s suggestion last week that […]
Advocates Call on President Obama to Give America’s Wild Horses a Christmas Reprieve Washington, DC (December 23, 2009). . . . Wild horse advocates today celebrated a partial victory as U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman ordered a lawsuit challenging a Bureau of Land Management roundup of […]
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. […]
U.S. public outraged by dangerous winter roundup WASHINGTON — In Defense of Animals and noted wildlife ecologist Craig Downer asked a federal judge Wednesday to block a plan to round up about and wipe out a herd of 2,700 wild horses by removing them from a western Nevada […]