California Lawmakers Vote to Block Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks, Defying Newsom — KTLA

California lawmakers, over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s objections, passed sweeping legislation early Saturday allowing the state to impose strict endangered species protections and water pumping restrictions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The governor must now decide whether to veto the bill and raise the ire of California environmentalists, who will surely accuse him of sidling…

via California Lawmakers Vote to Block Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks, Defying Newsom — KTLA

Bipartisan U.S. House Delegation from Illinois Champions Passage of Anti Horse Cruelty Legislation in a Landslide — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: EIN Presswire “The PAST Act moves to the Senate with a clear message—the American people will not stand for animal cruelty in any form.” WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 693, by a vote of 333 […]

via Bipartisan U.S. House Delegation from Illinois Champions Passage of Anti Horse Cruelty Legislation in a Landslide — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Proposed law would make animal cruelty a federal felony — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Theresa Braine as published on NYDailyNews.com “It would be a felony under the PACT Act to crush, burn, drown, suffocate, impale or sexually exploit animals“ “I wonder if this would apply to wild horses and burros being used, abused and killed by the mismanagement of the BLM and their contractors?” ~ R.T. U.S. House […]

via Proposed law would make animal cruelty a federal felony — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Alberta’s Free Roaming Horses Society takes legal action to save Canada’s wild horses (wildies) — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Alberta’s Free Roaming Horses Society Alberta’s Free Roaming Horses Society and have just begun legal action against the Alberta Provincial Government for, what appears to be, a violation of their Statutes and Regulations with regards to capturing and removing the wild horses from Public Lands. They have been gathering documentation from Freedom of Information Requests […]

via Alberta’s Free Roaming Horses Society takes legal action to save Canada’s wild horses (wildies) — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Wyoming Gives 22 Winners The Chance To Hunt Grizzlies — Or Not — News : NPR

A whopping 7,000 people vied for the chance to hunt Wyoming grizzly bears for the first time in 44 years. Many entrants in the permit lottery said if they won, they would sit out the hunt.(Image credit: Bryant Aardema/Getty Images)

via Wyoming Gives 22 Winners The Chance To Hunt Grizzlies — Or Not — News : NPR

The Dinosaur that ate Ryan Zinke — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Alexander Nazaryan as published on Yahoo News “That specimen was found in a national monument you shrunk so you could sell mining rights,” WASHINGTON — The dinosaur was a Lythronax, a fearsome predator who lived 80 million years ago. Known as the “King of Gore,” it spent its days feasting upon smaller dinosaurs on the […]

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SPEAK UP! Here’s Why the Endangered Species Act Was Created in the First Place – TIME

Over the past two weeks, Republican lawmakers, lobbyists and the Trump administration have proposed, introduced and in some cases voted on legislation and amendments to the Endangered Species Act. This act, which has been in place since the Nixon administration, protects threatened species from logging, drilling and other human activities that would destroy habitats and…

via Here’s Why the Endangered Species Act Was Created in the First Place — TIME

Scandals Pile Up For Interior Chief Ryan Zinke — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Chris D’Angelo as published on Huffington Post Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned amid at least 18 federal investigations. Zinke has tallied up nearly a dozen. For several months, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke managed to fly under the radar, as Democrats and environmental groups focused their attention on the steady drip of ethical lapses […]

via Scandals Pile Up For Interior Chief Ryan Zinke — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Wildlife advocates warn Trump administration’s proposed rule changes will speed extinctions — NBC News Top Stories

The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government.

via Wildlife advocates warn Trump administration’s proposed rule changes will speed extinctions — NBC News Top Stories

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Action Alert: House Passes 2019 Appropriations Bill that Calls for Sterilized Wild Horse and Burro Herds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Wild Hoofbeats Breaking News: On July 19, 2018 the House of Representatives passed a Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Bill. By Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bill included an amendment by Representative Chris Stewart of Utah which authorizes the Bureau of Land Management to manage all wild horses and […]

via Action Alert: House Passes 2019 Appropriations Bill that Calls for Sterilized Wild Horse and Burro Herds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart