Don't fund the bloody wild horse roundups!

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As your constituent, I urge you to reject increasing the budget for the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) wild horse and burro program. In addition, I urge you to join the House in cutting the budget by $2 million to "send a very strong message" about the need for reform this costly and cruel federal program.

The BLM has stated that it will use the increased funding to roundup and remove nearly 5,000 additional mustangs and burros from our public lands by the end the year, after already removing nearly 6,000 wild horses since the fiscal year began in October 2010.

We already have over 42,000 wild horses held captive in holding facilities that will cost taxpayers $46 million this year alone.

Although the BLM is talking about making changes to this program, without pressure from Congress, it will continue to do business as usual. That has been the history of this program. While we have a moral obligation to care for the wild horses already in captivity, we cannot allow this agency to deepen its fiscal black hole by bringing more and more mustangs into taxpayer-funded holding facilities.

As Congress considers drastic spending cuts, we cannot afford to turn a blind eye to this broken federal program that is wasting tax dollars and harming our federally-protected wild horses and burros.

Thank you for your consideration.

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Stop doing this!! Using american tax dollars to kill horses! Government is not into the animal killing business
Shame on you
you would think ,one's time would and could be better spent,,not including the tax money,,spent for this and why,,,we are not a civilized people at all,and this is what it goes for,,to gun down a mother and shoot her in the head,,,we all have a MOTHER>>>picture your's being done this way,,,really,,or maybe you would love the SPORT of it all........change this ,and fast,,,,oh and my name is not hidden,,,my name is Kathy Ann Reyes,,,I am a n Animal activist and Rescuer ......
Working in a school we teach our children to respect all living things and the environment we do this to ensure their future. Please help by setting an example by not allowing this to continue to happen. I can not believe that tax payer dollars are being spent on this instead of the future of our children where it is most necessary needed.
Stop round ups of majestic horses.
This country is becoming the United States of Stupid and Shame