Monday, November 8, 2010

BLM Takes Wild Horse Killing to Oregon

Straight from the Horse's Heart

Sun J Chopper at Warm Springs Stampede ~ Photo by Laura Leigh

As the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prepares to enter a Reno, NV courtroom to answer charges on First Amendment rights violations and Contempt of Court charges, yet another instance of discriminatory press and public access took place.
This time it occurred at the Warm Springs, OR wild horse roundup (what the BLM euphemistically calls a “gather”). The roundup that began on Nov. 2, 2010 and is expected to continue until Nov 14, had only 2 scheduled public observations days, Nov 5 and 6, which would allow only 10 people who had put in a request with the Burns District BLM office 3 months earlier.  MORE ...

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