Congress Votes to Protect Wild Horses from Slaughter

Wild horses in the United States received a reprieve on May 19, when the House voted in favor of an amendment to prohibit the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from selling wild horses and burros to commercial entities.

An amendment to the Interior Appropriations bill bars the BLM from using funds to sell wild horses or burros at auction, which, in turn could be sold to slaughter,

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