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Petitioning BLM BLM and 4 others

Stop wild Horse Roundups, protect Horses from Cruelty and Slaughter

1,504
Supporters

Please contact BLM to protest the harsh practice of chasing wild horses and burros with helicopters, often over exceedingly long distances. Please also ask that what appear to be no-bid contracts to BLMs primary round-up contractor, Catoor Livestock Roundup, Inc., totaling about 18 million dollars (our tax dollars!) since 1996, be subject to review. The owner of this company is a known convicted criminal!

BLMs primary concern in round-up operations continues to be efficiency, to the detriment of the horses? welfare. Instead of helicopters, urge officials to use bait trapping, a much safer and more humane method of capture. BLM has refused to use bait trapping in such instances as last year?s Jackson Mountain round-up, when 185 horses ended up dying at the holding facility due to stressed immune systems. Demand that limits on distances over which horses may be chased be enforced, and that accountability and penalties be established for round-up contractors who violate humane handling procedures.

Stop wild Horse Roundups, Protect Horses from Slaughter, Cruelty.

1.sign Petitions

http://www.petition2congre​ss.com/2710/ken-salazar-se​cretary-blms-resignation/?​src=widget

http://www.thepetitionsite​.com/takeaction/769/791/49​3/

http://www.thepetitionsite​.com/1/no-to-blm-euthanizi​ng-our-mustangs/

http://www.thepetitionsite​.com/1/11-burros-shot-to-d​eath-5000-reward/

http://www.thepetitionsite​.com/1/mexico-illegal-hors​e-slaughter-a-living-hell/

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/death-agony-wild-hor​se-roundup

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/horses-are-dying

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/stop-the-blm-from-de​stroying-one-of-americas-l​ast-symbols-of-freedom

http://org2.democracyinact​ion.org/o/6931/p/dia/actio​n/public/?action_KEY=7745

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/stop-horse-abuse-in-​nyc

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/international-commun​ity-demands-protection-and​-justice-for-the-danube-de​lta-wild-horses

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/return-the-wild-hors​es-to-the-wild

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/ask-nbc-today-show-t​o-broadcast-an-educational​-episode-about-the-calches​-in-montral

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/please-sign-the-peti​tion-to-prohibit-carts-pul​led-by-horses-in-uruguay

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/close-mercado-de-san​-bernabe-the-shame-of-mexi​co

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/ban-cruel-colorado-r​odeos

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/show-jackson-county-​kansas-that-justice-must-b​e-served-crimes-against-ho​rses-are-still-crimes

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/support-bill-to-end-​cruel-transport-of-horses-​to-slaughter

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/ban-all-sales-and-au​ctions-of-horses-for-slaug​hter-and-all-transport-to-​slaughter-in-the-usa

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/urge-yalumba-to-stop​-funding-cruelty

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/protect-wild-horses-​from-capture-and-all-horse​s-from-slaughter

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/free-government-held​-wild-horses-to-madeleine-​pickens-sanctuary

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/mr-president-congres​s-save-the-mustangs-fire-i​nterior-secretary-salazar

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/obama-administration​-proposal-is-bad-for-wild-​horses-help-secure-a-morat​orium-on-cruel-blm-roundup​s

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/petitioning-us-senat​ors-to-cosponsor-s1176-the​-horse-slaughter-preventio​n-act-of-2011

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/blm-and-wild-horse-r​oundups

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/stop-horse-slaughter​-now-2

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/death-agony-wild-hor​se-roundup

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/stop-horse-abuse-in-​nyc

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/ban-horse-drawn-carr​iages-in-new-york-city-new​-bill-needs-support

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/stopping-horse-slaug​hter

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/president-of-the-uni​ted-states-blm-department-​of-the-interior-stop-blm-w​ild-horse-roundups

http://www.thepetitionsite​.com/takeaction/356/003/58​3/

http://www.thepetitionsite​.com/takeaction/642/749/30​1/

http://www.thepetitionsite​.com/takeaction/619/771/09​4/

http://www.change.org/peti​tions/stop-horse-slaughter​-now-2

2. write Letter to BLM, USDA, B. Obama

sample letter:

DEAR PRESIDENT OBAMA

i urge you to replace the Head of the Department of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar. He has demonstrated that he is not willing or capable of addressing the wild horse issue in an effective way which takes into consideration the welfare of these animals and the will of most Americans. Polls show an overwhelming majority of Americans want the wild horse and burro protected as he was meant to be under the 1971 Free Roaming Wild Horse and Burro Protection Act. Mr. Salazar seems more interested in furthering the interests of a small handful of welfare ranchers. We implore you to look into this matter and to protect America's national treasure, the American mustang and wild burro. Thank you.

Sincerely,

Emailadresses:
BLM:
eaglegather@blm.gov,
eric_reid@blm.gov

USDA
agsec@usda.gov,
ace@aphis.usda.gov,
acwest@aphis.usda.gov,
aceast@aphis.usda.gov

Barack Obama
Webform: http://www.whitehouse.gov/​contact

Letter to
BLM BLM
BLM BLM
USDA western region USDA western region
and 2 others
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
President of the United States
i urge you to replace the Head of the Department of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar. He has demonstrated that he is not willing or capable of addressing the wild horse issue in an effective way which takes into consideration the welfare of these animals and the will of most Americans. Polls show an overwhelming majority of Americans want the wild horse and burro protected as he was meant to be under the 1971 Free Roaming Wild Horse and Burro Protection Act. Mr. Salazar seems more interested in furthering the interests of a small handful of welfare ranchers. We implore you to look into this matter and to protect America's national treasure, the American mustang and wild burro. Thank you.

Sincerely,