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UPDATE on BLM’s Plans to Kill and Experiment on Wild Horses

by Clare Read

  Last week, U.S. government agency, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), finally backed down on its gruesome and dangerous plan to conduct sterilization experiments on over 200 wild mares at a facility in Hines, Oregon. It would have been a great victory for the horses and all the caring people like you who acted […]

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Fundraising Your Way!

by Bob Price

Fundraising Your Way! With the launch of In Defense of Animals new crowd funding site “Sanctuary Superstars,” you can go from IDA supporter to IDA fundraiser with just a few clicks. We give you all the tools necessary to fundraise for our rescue shelter, Hope Animals Sanctuary; all while hosting events, celebrating occasions, or just […]

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10,000 Demand Justice for Wild Horses

by Fleur Dawes

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: media@idausa.org (415) 448 0048 10,000 Demand Justice for Colorado Wild Horses Illegally Slaughtered by Rancher – Colorado rancher sold over 1,700 wild horses for slaughter in Mexico – Government agency BLM spent $140,000 of taxpayer money to transport horses – 10,275 people so far have called on the Attorney General […]

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Arizona’s Salt River Wild Horses Are Safe

by Rhona Melsky

  Please Thank U.S. Forest Service Earlier this month, the Salt River Wild Horses of Arizona were in danger of being wiped off the face of the earth, along with their new born foals, one of whom was born very recently. The horses live in the Tonto National Forest on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona, […]

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Keep U.S. Horses SAFE

by Rhona Melsky

  Stop Horses From Being Shipped to Slaughter! As living, breathing, sentient beings with interests and lives of their own, all animals have the right to exist and thrive without exploitation and early death. As such, it is extremely disturbing that we have to fight to keep yet another animal off the menu in the […]

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End the Suffering of Horses and Cows

by Anja Heister

Live Animals Packed and Shipped to Russia for Slaughter Demand a Response from McDonald’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut, and Other Involved Fast Food Chains In January, 7765 IDA supporters signed our alert [link to alert] asking their federal representatives to investigate an incident which revealed that horses and cows from the United States are being live-exported […]

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In Defense of Animals Granted Seizure Order to Rescue Seventeen Starving Horses

by Eric Phelps

Grenada, Miss. (February 25, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, has been granted permission to act as agent of the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department in the seizure of a herd of seventeen starving Yalobusha County horses. The entire herd will be […]