The Nevada Independent confirmed the bill’s demise today, claiming that the measure did not succeed because of tension over land management concerns and degradation of habitat caused by wild horses.
Western Horse Watchers believes the legislators heard the not-so-subtle message of the advocates loud and clear, that wild horses are pests, and that other stakeholders just need to be patient while their volunteers get rid of them.
They owe an apology to the fourth graders at Doral Academy.
The following video from the final hearing on May 16 features a conga line of PZP fanatics testifying on behalf of their cherished wild horses.
The moral of the story: If you want to help wild horses, stay away from the advocates, especially the Campaign Against America’s Wild Horses, its affiliates, offshoots and supporters. Everything they touch turns to crap.
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