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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Enough of the bloodshed on an important part of our history... Stop supporting the cattle industry
I love horses. Always have always will. Horses should be respected. They provide history to this country and should be protected not not rounded up and treated like dirt or lower then dirt. Each and every horse has a personality. Just like humans. How would you like to be rounded up and treated like dirt or lower then dirt just because of who you are. Horses have a place in this world just like people. Let the wild horses run free!!
STOP ROUNDING UP OUR WILD HORSES. STOP FUNDING THE BLM ACTIVITY OF ROUNDING UP OUR WILD HORSES. It's not management, it's abuse! Do some research. Do not drink the coolaid. Removing our wild horses from our public land is a way to allow greedy cattlemen free, or cheap grazing rights. It's just wrong in so many ways.
Let the voice of your constituents be heard and heed this petition, please!
The Scientists & Biologists even refute their current practices, doing more harm than good.
Doing this to the horses is just cruel and wrong and we have no right. We need to stop playing god those animals belong there.
The blm is good for nothing. Waste of ****ing money.
I do not want my taxpayer money used to hold these horses. why not utilize some sterilization like is done with asseteeague ponies? it is abusive to traumatize these wild horses and put crowd them in stockyards and does not make sense to feed them when they would be foraging...