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Gloria Successfully Strengthens California Horse Protection Laws, Saves Horses from Slaughter

Published by Assembly Member Todd Gloria Press Release on Oct 14, 2019

October 12, 2019

Governor Newsom Signs Gloria Bill Enacting Stronger Protections for California Horses

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Indy Environment: A wild horse plan in Congress, backed by animal welfare groups, angers advocates

Published by Daniel Rothberg, The Nevada Independent on Oct 14, 2019

October 10, 2019

As Congress takes up wild horses, Nevada is front and center. 

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Controversial wild horse plan headed to Senate floor

Published by Scott Sonner, AP News on Sep 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the livestock industry but condemned by leaders of the largest and oldest coalition of mustang advocates in the West.

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Daily Report: Range Creek Wild Horse Roundup

Published on Sep 30, 2019

On September 26, 2019 the BLM began a roundup and removal of approximately 200 wild horses from Federal, State and private lands. The first several days of the operation were closed to public viewing as the trapsite was located on private lands and the property owner refused permission. 

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Q&A on the Dangerous Plan for Wild Horses & Burros

Published on Sep 29, 2019

Mustangs on the Virginia Range in Nevada where AWHC is implementing a humane fertility control program.

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U.S. Senate Directs Forest Service to Protect Wild Horses from Slaughter

Published on Sep 27, 2019

FY 20 Interior Appropriations bill language designed to stop the destruction and slaughter of Calfornia wild horses in Modoc National Forest

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U.S. Senate Committee Funds Cattlemen’s Mass Mustang Roundup & Incarceration to Tune of $35 Million

Published on Sep 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2019) Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed a Fiscal Year 2020 spending bill that includes a shocking $35 million in funding to implement a potentially catastrophic mass m

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Almost 300 Horses Lose Their Homes as Roundup on the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory Continues

Published on Sep 25, 2019

September 25, 2019 – Almost 300 Horses Lose Their Homes as Roundup on the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory Continues

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Brieanah Schwartz: A herd of horses on public lands changed my life

Published by Brieanah Schwartz, American Wild Horse Campaign on Sep 25, 2019

In celebration of #NationalPublicLandsDay, we're sharing our staffers' own most memorable wild horse experiences on public land. These are their personal accounts.

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Fate of Nation’s Wild Horses and Burros At Stake in Senate Hearing Tomorrow

Published on Sep 23, 2019

FY 20 Interior Approps Markup to Tackle Controversial Issues of Mass Roundups & Slaughter 

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Massive U.S. geothermal lease sale draws few bids

Published by Nichola Groom, Reuters on Sep 19, 2019

September 17, 2019

(Reuters) - A massive government sale on Tuesday of geothermal energy leases in Nevada generated bids on just 26% of the land parcels offered, with most selling at the minimum price of $2 an acre.

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The battle over wild horses

Published by Karin Brulliard, The Washington Post on Sep 19, 2019

September 18, 2019

ELKO COUNTY, Nev. — Wild horses may be symbols of the wide-open American West, but J.J. Goicoechea watched them warily. Under a bright desert sky, about 20 mustangs munched on the crested wheatgrass meant for the Angus cattle he grazes here on public land.

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