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Court Grants Emergency Injunction to Delay BLM Wyoming Wild Horse Roundup

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Cheyenne, WY (August 29, 2014)…..Late yesterday, the U.S. District Court in Wyoming granted an emergency injunction to delay until September 13 the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) planned roundup of more than 800 wild horses from public and private lands in the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide Basin Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in an area known as the Wyoming checkerboard.

40,000 Americans Sign Petition Opposing Wyoming Wild Horse Wipeout – Petition Delivered To BLM Advisory Board

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Citizen Board Convenes in Remote Location as Federal Court Considers Injunction Motion to Stop Roundup & Removal of 800+ Wild Horses from Wyoming Public Lands

Wild Horse Groups Slam BLM for Deaths of 75 Captured Mustangs

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Washington, DC (August 20, 2014). . .The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) , a national coalition and its parent organization Return to Freedom (RTF) today called for an independent investigation of the deaths of at least 75 wild horses at a feedlot in Kansas.

Wild Horse Groups Oppose State Intervention in Lawsuit to Stop BLM Wyoming Wild Horse Roundup

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ROCK SPRINGS, WY (August 18, 2014)…. The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, The Cloud Foundation, Return to Freedom, Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl today filed an opposition to the State of Wyoming’s motion to intervene as of right in a lawsuit they brought against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and its plan to roundup over 800 wild horses from the Adobe Town, Salt Wells and Great Divide Basin Herd Management Areas (HMAs).

57 Federally Protected Wild Horses Die: Response

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Lompoc, CA . . . Return to Freedom and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign today issued the following statement in response to the BLM’s disclosure that 57 wild horses perished from stress and age after the agency relocated 1,493 wild horses from a long-term holding pasture in Kansas to holding pens in Scott City, Kansas.

BLM Delays Wyoming Wild Horse Roundup As Preliminary Injunction Motion Filed

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Rock Springs, WY (August 11, 2014)….The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has agreed to delay the proposed roundup of more than 800 wild horses in Wyoming to allow the court time to rule on a motion for a temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction filed late Friday by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), The Cloud Foundation, Return to Freedom, and wild horse photographers Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl.

Lawsuit Filed to Halt BLM’s Scheduled Wild Horse Roundup on the Wyoming Checkerboard

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32,000+ Citizens Sign Petition to Protest Pending Removal of 800+ Mustangs from Designated Habitat Areas

Welfare Ranching Trumps Public Opinion: BLM Begins Utah Roundup to Appease Ranchers

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Milford, UT (July 28, 2014) . . . Amidst intense scrutiny and strong public opposition, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today moved forward with the roundup of wild horses living on public lands in southeastern Utah.

National Coalition Slams BLM for Plans to Wipe Out Wild Horses from Wyoming Checkerboard

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Rock Springs, WY (July 19, 2014)…. The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, today assailed a plan announced yesterday by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to round up and remove nearly 1,000 wild horses from 1.2 million acres of land in what is known as the “Wyoming Checkerboard” in the southwestern part of the state beginning.

Bundy Extremists Behind New Bill to Roll Back Federal Wild Horse & Burro Protections

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Washington, DC (July 15, 2014) …. The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, responded today to the introduction on Thursday of the “Wild Horse Oversight Act” by stating that the new legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives aims to bypass a Congressional prohibition on the sale of wild horses and burros for slaughter.

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