TITLE

They should shoot horses, shouldn't they?

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Ted
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;12/11/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 23, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act passed by the U.S. Congress, which placed all unrestrained, unclaimed horses and burros under government care and made it a felony to kill, capture, sell or harass one. He argues that this move is impossible because the Bureau of Land Management does not begin to have the capacity to manage feral horses and burros. In addition, horses and burros are aliens and therefore simply cannot exist anywhere in North America.
ACCESSION #
23436426

 

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