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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This is sick you people are morons and making the earth horribly sad to even live in Let the horses go
We need to be kinder to people, and we need to be kinder to animals.
These horrific roundups MUST be stopped! You are allowing the destruction of our beautiful national heritage, our wild . horses for the greed of special interest groups including welfare ranchers! This travesty must stop!
please stop the extinction of our American Icon
These horrific roundups MUST be stopped! You are allowing the destruction of our beautiful national heritage, our wild . horses for the greed of special interest groups including welfare ranchers! This travesty must stop!
UNCONSCIONABLE!!!!! This MURDER of precious sentient creatures must stop!!!!!!!!!
The bureau of Land Management caters to cattle ranchers, hence the removal & torture of Wild Horses. Review the site of Madeline Pickens; she's fighting for our horses.
Try to remember who you're supposed to be working for! Hint: it's the people...NOT corporations & big money. Show us some respect. If ranchers are in charge of the BLM, & they seem to be we have the fox guarding the hen house. HELP!