When I compare this issue to the issues we deal with in the management of wild horses it is the same manmade problem, with scapegoating animals natural behaviors or responses to manmade issues, and always in favor of making someone a profit. In this issue with salmon and sea lions, it is the fisherman who complains about the fish population decline, thus decrease in his profit. In the issue of wild horses, it is the rancher who complains, there is less forage so he can put fewer cows or sheep on the land, thus decrease in his profit.
©CAES2018 TAKE ACTION BELOW The House of Representatives will begin hearings on the FY 2019 appropriations bill today. This is the bill with the Stewart amendment we fought to get rid of last year, and succeeded. Last year Rep. Chris Stewart did, as in the previous year, stand in front of this Congressional committee and … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Contact the Appropriations Subcommittee
©CAES Jan.24, 2018 This document may not be copied or used without consent of CAES. For permission contact our office at 541.315.6650 24 January 2018; CAES filed a formal complaint with the US Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE). We have alleged that Representative Chris Stewart (R-UT) did in fact commit ethics violations, and US Criminal Code Title … Continue reading Citizens Against Equine Slaughter Files a Formal Ethics Complaint Against a Sitting Congressman
In a unprecedented step to stop the heavy impact of livestock grazing on our public lands, we have joined environmental and wildlife organizations to fight for our wildlands. The petition asks for limits to be set in areas that are fragile or need rest to recover from grazing impacts. It also asks for reductions in … Continue reading Breaking News – 20 Environmental and Wildlife Organizations Have Petitioned President Trump, Sec. of the Int. Zinke and Congress to Rectify the Livestock Grazing Issues on Public Lands.
A CAES Report card on Ryan Zinke's draft Strategic Plan.
Representative Chris Stewart of UT is a Mormon. He is also one of the most outspoken adversaries of wild horses. He claims they are over-populated, starving, destroying the land, and that they are merely animals that escaped domestication and now live wild on our public lands. There have been many scientific finds, mitochondrial analysis, … Continue reading Does Chris Stewart Give Alternate Facts About Wild Horses Or is He Questioning His Own Religion?
Citizens Against Equine Slaughter is raising funds to send Patience, a delegate for CAES, to the National Wild Horse and Burro Summit. The conference will take place in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 22nd – 24th, 2017. The goal of the summit will be to discuss full implementation of the 1971 Wild Horse and … Continue reading Wild Horse Summit Fundraiser!
Citizens Against Equine Slaughter stands in unity with 80% of the American public in its condemnation of horse slaughter processes used in Canada, Mexico and even when it was done in the USA. Anyone who has witnessed a horse being slaughtered can tell you how much suffering is inflicted on the animal before it finally … Continue reading CAES Stands with the American Public and Condemns Horse Slaughter
THE STEWART AMENDMENT TO THE INTERIOR FY 2018 BUDGET What it means for wild horses of the West. This is what is posted on the House Appropriations page.....doesn't make much clear does it? Let's take a look at what the bill said originally and what the change is, and the final, adopted version (by the … Continue reading STEWART SEMANTICS
Press Release: US Representative Amodei testified yesterday 7/12/17 in the House Appropriations Committee illegally “misleading” Congress and the nation, regarding extreme animal cruelty of in field sterilization experiments planned in Oregon. Per CAES legislative liaison Val Cecama Hogsett, Mr Amodei made a statement to the committee that an NGO had sued the BLM regarding birth control … Continue reading Representative Amodei Violates US Criminal Code, Title 18