Obama Tag

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NYTimes, Stephanie Strom, April 11, 2013 The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, the proposal would prevent money from being spent on inspection of horse slaughtering facilities. Without inspections, facilities could...

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New York Times, STEPHANIE STROM, February 28, 2013 [caption id="attachment_15443" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sally Ryan for The New York TimesSome horse auctions, like this one in Shipshewana, Ind., also deal in animals destined for slaughter in Canada and Mexico.[/caption] The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a...

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BY STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU / Las Vegas Review Journal / February 25, 2013 [caption id="attachment_12466" align="alignleft" width="300"] U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar - AP File[/caption] WASHINGTON - Nevada native Neil Kornze will soon be named acting national director of the Bureau of Land Management, officials confirmed Monday. Kornze,...

Sally Jewell, president and CEO of REI, speaks at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel

By JULIE PACE / Huffington Post / 02/06/13 08:41 AM ET EST [caption id="attachment_14463" align="alignleft" width="211"] This March, 2006 file photo shows Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) CEO Sally Jewell at REI's Seattle flagship store.[/caption] WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday will nominate business executive and...

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Obama’s second-term Cabinet shuffle David Murphy - MSNBC News 12:54 pm on 11/28/2012 “Hello, I must be going,” was one of Groucho Marx’s most notable lines—and perhaps a fitting coda to the Cabinet careers of several top Obama officials, expected to leave after his first term is complete. By...

Representative Moran name plaque

[caption id="attachment_11730" align="alignleft" width="277"] Rep. Whitfield at Press Conference[/caption] Thursday afternoon found RT Fitch, his wife, Terry, and myself presenting Representative Moran with around 16,000 letters calling for a stop to both horse slaughter and the BLM roundup of our wild horses. We arrived in time...

President Obama

For Immediate Release: September 12, 2012 Contact: R.T. Fitch, President WHFF, 800-974-3684 Jerry Finch, President Habitat for Horses, 866-434-5737 Wild Horse Letters to the President Swell in Support Equine Welfare Groups Join in Asking Obama to Stop the Roundups HOUSTON, (WHFF) – Wild Horse Freedom Federation’s letter writing campaign to...

Habitat for Horses

At the end of this letter, I’ll be asking you to do something. This is important. You need to be a part of this. Added together, I’ve probably written thousands of pages in both articles and blogs about the destruction of our wild horses, about the...

Testimony before Texas Senate Committee

[caption id="attachment_11472" align="alignleft" width="300"] Testimony before Texas Senate Committee[/caption] Some thoughts on the July 10th Texas Senate Hearing - We had a showdown of the pro vs anti slaughter folks in the Capitol in Austin. It was them vs us in a five hour trade of testimony...