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Barn Fire Report Documents 2.7 million+ Farm Animal Deaths

Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Washington, DC—Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017. The report, issued in...

97 Legislators Voice Opposition to Anti-Wildlife Spending Bill Riders

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Washington, DC—Ninety-seven legislators sent a letter yesterday urging House leadership to reject anti-wildlife riders in the final Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. The members urged House Speaker Paul Ryan and...

Congress to Decide Fate of America’s Wild Horses and Burros

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Washington, DC—Today, the House and Senate Appropriations Committee Conferees will meet to decide the fate of America’s federally protected wild horse and burro herds. At issue is an amendment inserted by Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT)...

CSU Withdraws from Barbaric Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

Thursday, August 09, 2018
Fort Collins, CO—Following substantial public outcry, Colorado State University (CSU) announced yesterday that it was withdrawing from a joint plan with the Bureau of Land Management to conduct surgical sterilization experiments on wild horses. More...

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