by Katie Fite as published on CounterPunch In early November, Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley introduced the Malheur County Empowerment for the Owyhee Act, an astonishingly awful public lands and wilderness Bill The bill is aimed at enriching ranchers and other local interests. It is the […]
Exonerating Wild Horses & Burros, Fighting to Keep Them Free
“If ever there were a link, to forward to family and friends about the plight of our wild equines, this is it. Your Christmas present to the wild ones could be just that, getting the word out so that more people understand and join with us as we fight to preserve the future well being of those who cannot speak for themselves. Thanks Craig for a fine job of putting this together and as always, thanks Deb for your assistance with facts and information.” ~ R.T.
Sources: Down to Earth and others The US Senate recently approved $35 million for the ‘Path Forward’ initiative that critics say will wipe out America’s famed wild equines and open public lands to federally subsidized, cattle farming The move is primarily supported by the powerful American cattle and […]
Source: Heber Wild Horses Federally subsidized, privately owned (WELFARE) Cattle being driven on public lands put people at risk. This occurred on July 11, 2019 at Black Canyon Lake in the Sitgreaves National Forest in Arizona. This is a lake where people go to enjoy nature by fishing, […]
In my humble opinion: “If it is possible to be on the wrong side of any issue, self-proclaimed horse eater Dave “Doink” Duquette will be there. Welfare ranchers and Doink make a perfect mix for misinformation, lies and lets get something for nothing. Losers, each and every one. Doink is a reoccurring nightmare that just keeps slithering back into sane consciousness like some sort of malignant cancer. A cure for this parasitical ailment is long overdue. Oh Dave, parasitical means blood-sucking and ailment means sickness, knew you would have trouble figuring that out, I am to please.” ~ R.T.
Source: St. George News “The BLM does not use scientific methods to discern what damage on public lands is caused by livestock “ OPINION — As a Utah constituent located in Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, I will not – nor will I ever – consider Chris Stewart the […]
Open Letter from AWHC, at WHFF we share their dismay. Dear Wild Horse & Burro Advocates, This is a difficult email to write, but our commitment to protecting America’s wild horses and burros requires us to share this update. AWHC has always placed a high priority on working […]
Alleged Humane Coalition Crawls Into Bed With BLM and Welfare Ranchers to Eradicate Wild Horses & Burros From Public Lands
“Read it and weep, unproven fertility control, increased “gathers”, etc.. Circumventing ALL other Wild Horse & Burro advocacy groups these masters of donations have decided to team up with the welfare ranchers and BLM to wipe out the last of the wild ones on their rightful land. These groups are driven by money and donations, EXCLUSIVELY, and have no regard for the future of our wild herds. They have shown their true colors and it is sickening. The propaganda is posted, below.!” ~ R.T.
Privately owned welfare cattle being herded onto public land and wild horse habitat DURING a BLM roundup at Antelope Complex, NV. ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom FederationGrazing Permit Retirement Needed By George Wuerthner published on The Wildlife News “Across the West, livestock grazing is […]
By KEN RITTER as published on WRAL.com “It is painfully obvious that the claims asserted by Bundy … rest upon a fundamentally flawed notion advanced by Bundy since 1998 regarding ownership of federal public lands..” LAS VEGAS — A lawyer for rancher and states’ rights figure Cliven Bundy […]