Wednesday, May 11, 2011

ASPCA opposes bill that would deny water to Nevada mustangs

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has joined wild horse advocates in opposition to an Assembly bill that they say would deny access to water for wild horses and burros in the state.

AB-329 would change the definition of “wildlife” in state water rights laws to specifically exclude wild horses and burros but include all other animals, birds and fish, “found naturally in a wild state, whether indigenous to Nevada or not and whether raised in captivity or not,” according to the bill.   Read MORE...

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