Congress just voted to allow the slaughter of tens of thousands of wild horses and burros

This week, a Congressional committee signed the death warrant for tens of thousands of wild horses and burros in the US. The House Appropriations Committee voted on Tuesday to remove language from the BLM budget that prohibited the “destruction of healthy, unadopted wild horses and burros,” opening the door for inhumane and unnecessary killing of the iconic symbols of the American West.

Congressman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) authored the amendment, stating “I love horses and am concerned about…

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