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"The Humane Society Legislative Fund along with William Shatner, Kaley Cuoco, Willie Nelson and others, are urging law makers to pass an amendment that prohibits the use of federal funds to inspect horse slaughter facilities.”
"Despite lack of Congressional authorization to do so, the Bureau of Land Management is galloping ahead with plans to remove nearly 10,000 wild horses from their homes on the range in Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, and Colorado.”
"A precedent-setting victory makes clear that federal land management agencies cannot exclude federally protected wild horses or other key uses of public lands without grappling with the implications of such actions.”
"Federal lawmakers have introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of inhumane horse slaughter operations within the U.S., and end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad.”
"The House Appropriations Committee has passed a bill that will send wild horses to slaughter against the will of the American people.”
"The Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Markup of Appropriations bill may include language allowing for slaughter and mass killing of federally-protected wild horses.”
"The Horseracing Integrity Act is a step up from prior versions of the bill, not least because it seeks to bring regulation to all of horse racing and to ban any same-day drugging of horses.”
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