MASS PROTEST of BLM and KEN SALAZAR. Call, Email and Fax Every Day.


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THERE WILL BE A MASS PROTEST AGAINST BLM ON MARCH 1.  In The Meantime, Please Fax, Call and Email Every Day Per the Instructions Below. 

BACKGROUND | ANIMAL LAW COALITION

Unified Call to Action from Animal Law Coalition, ASPCA, Cloud Foundation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Horse Fund, Equine Welfare Alliance, and Front Range Equine Rescue.

Join thousands of concerned and caring Americans around the country.

Protest Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s appointment of Callie Hendrickson to the BLM National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board [1] as the General Public Representative.

Background: Callie Hendrickson is the Executive Director of the White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts representing ranching interests, many of whom have permits to run livestock on public lands in Northwestern Colorado. The organization successfully petitioned to become an intervenor on the side of BLM to completely remove the West Douglas Wild Horse Herd on the Western Slope of Colorado.

  • Ms. Hendrickson supports the sale without limitation of all unadopted wild horses to the highest bidder (including slaughter buyers).
  • Ms. Hendrickson will speak at the second pro-slaughter conference (Summit of the Horse) in Oklahoma City this spring.
For more on Callie Hendrickson and her pro-horse slaughter, anti-wild horses and burros views, read R.T. Fitch’s Op-Ed, Infamous Horse Slaughter Advocate Appointed to BLM Advisory Board 
.

Does Callie Hendrickson represent you? If your answer is NO, then please call, fax, and email Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and politely, but firmly ask that Callie Hendrickson’s appointment to the Advisory Board be rescinded immediately.

Tell the Secretary that she does not represent you or the 80% of the General Public opposed to horse slaughter [2].

Number to Call: (202) 208-3100

Address to Email: feedback@ios.doi.gov

Number to Fax: (202) 208-6956

CLICK HERE to send Free Faxes From Your Computer.

PLEASE TWEET your protest messages to the following BLM Twitter Addresses:

@BLMNational
@BLMDirector
@BLM_Nevada
@BLMColorado
@blmca
@BLMOregon
@BLMUtah
@BLMAlaska

[1] The BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board recommends management strategies to the BLM. Hendrickson would join Jim Stephenson (appointed June 2011) on the Board. Stephenson openly advocates for horse slaughter. BLM has discussed killing wild horses in holding since at least 2008. With Hendrickson, they may have just the Board they want -a Board that could recommend to BLM that they dispose of the wild horses in holding.

[2] A recent nationwide poll reveals that 80% of Americans oppose the slaughter of U.S. horses for  human consumption regardless of their gender, political affiliation, whether they live in an urban or rural area, or their geographic location. Further, it confirms that a vast majority of horse owners are also against the slaughtering of our nation’s equines. The survey was sponsored by the ASPCA and conducted by Lake Research Partners.

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