Lawsuit to Protect Wild Horses Continues Despite Denial of Injunction Against Massive Roundup
U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman ordered a lawsuit challenging a Bureau of Land Management roundup of thousands of wild horses in Nevada forward, but denied a preliminary injunction to stop the removal of horses, which is scheduled to begin December 28.
Judge Friedman’s 25-page decision indicates that he found merit in IDA’s argument that the BLM’s practice of stockpiling tens of thousands of horses in long-term holding facilities in the midwest is not authorized by law. Click here to read more.
From The Animal Law Coalition: Judge Friedman Denies Preliminary Injunction But Questions BLM Policies
Associated Press article: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_WILD_HORSES?SITE=JRC&SECTION=HOME&
LA Equine Examiner Article: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-25094-LA-Equine-Policy-Examiner~y2009m12d24-Judge-issues-go-ahead-in-massive-wild-horse-roundup–sort-of
Pre-decision Report from CBS’s George Knapp— excellent: http://www.lasvegasnow.com/Global/story.asp?S=11689987