Presidents’ Day 2014
Dear Mr. President,
We request a 10 year moratorium on wild horse & burro roundups for scientific research before they are wiped out. Here is our growing petition: http://www.change.org/petitions/sally-jewell-urgent-grant-a-10-year-moratorium-on-wild-horse-roundups-for-scientific-research
There is no overpopulation problem despite what the spin Dr.s say. What we find on the range is an underpopulation problem.
Recently the Washington Post covered the crisis: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/us-looking-for-ideas-to-help-manage-wild-horse-overpopulation/2014/01/26/8cae7c96-84f2-11e3-9dd4-e7278db80d86_story.html and mentioned the Princeton study showing Wildlife and cows can be partners, not enemies, in search for food http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S32/93/41K10/index.xml?section=featured
Americans and people around the world want the cruel roundups to stop. The petition to defund and stop roundups is growing too: http://www.change.org/petitions/defund-and-stop-the-wild-horse-burro-roundups
We request the U.S. government stop removing wild horses and burros to allow fracking on the land. Fracking pollutes the environment and causes global warming. Here is the petition to protect them from fracking: https://www.change.org/petitions/sen-dianne-feinstein-don-t-frack-wild-horse-land
We respectfully ask that the U.S. government classify America’s wild horses, E. caballus, as a native species and protect them correctly. The petition is here: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/save-our-native-wild Horses originated in America and were either returned to their native land or never left. More information can be found here: http://protectmustangs.org/?page_id=562
After native wild horses and burros are torn from their land they are held captive in pens without shelter. This is horrible and violates basic humane standards. The petition for emergency shelter and shade is growing and the public is outraged: http://www.change.org/petitions/bring-emergency-shelter-and-shade-to-captive-wild-horses-and-burros
This is what some roundups look like:
Please order the BLM to abolish mustang atrocities!
Thank you for your attention to this urgent matter.
Executive Director of Protect Mustangs
Read about the wild horse crisis in the news: http://protectmustangs.org/?page_id=218