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March for Mustangs Rally

Friends of Animals hosted the March for Mustangs to protest the Bureau of Land Managements round up of wild horses and burros on public lands.

A press conference and rally took place on Thursday, 25 March at 1 pm in Lafayette Square Park, followed by a march to the Department of the Interior building (17th and C Streets, N.W.), where FoA President Priscilla Feral personally delivered an open letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar urging him to end the round up and confinement of these animals.

March for Mustangs Presentation

Priscilla Feral
Priscilla Feral

Lafayette Park - 25th March 2010

Good afternoon!

I want to welcome everyone to March for Mustangs!

It is so important that you could join us today. My name is Priscilla Feral. I am the President of Friends of Animals, an international advocacy group founded in 1957. Our goal is to free animals from cruelty and exploitation in the United States and internationally.

Groups Call on President Obama and Interior Secretary Salazar to End the Round Up of Wild Horses and Burros

Activists from across the country descend on DC to join the March for Mustangs

Washington, DC - The international animal advocacy group Friends of Animals (FoA) and the Cloud Foundation's Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ginger Kathrens are calling on President Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to end the round up and confinement of wild horses and burros living on public lands in the western United States.

Group to Protest Round-Up of Wild Horses and Burros

Media Advisory

Washington, DC - The international animal advocacy group Friends of Animals (FoA) will be hosting the March for Mustangs to protest the Bureau of Land Management's round up of wild horses and burros on public lands.

Open Letter on Horses & Burros to Ken Salazar

The Honorable Ken Salazar
Secretary of the Interior
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington DC 20240

Dear Secretary Salazar,

On behalf of Friends of Animals, an international animal advocacy organization founded in 1957, I urge you to end roundups of free-roaming horses and burros. I also call on you to halt plans to move mustangs from their home territories in order to store them in the Midwestern and Eastern United States--or anywhere else.

Friends of Animals and WildEarth Guardians Sue to Protect Free-Living Cockatoos, Parrots and Parakeets

2 March 2010

parrot
Hyacinth macaw

DARIEN, CT / SANTA FE, NM / WASHINGTON, DC, US -- Friends of Animals and WildEarth Guardians today sued Ken Salazar, U.S. Secretary of Interior, for failing to determine that twelve species of parrots, macaws, and cockatoos are endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

WildEarth Guardians, Friends of Animals Demand a Future for the Last Indigenous US Parrots

Friends of Animals joined WildEarth Guardians in filing a ten-page Injunction and Complaint for a Declaratory Judgment this month against Ken Salazar, U.S. Secretary of the Interior, under the Endangered Species Act ("ESA"), 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq., and the Administrative Procedure Act ("APA"), 5 U.S.C. 706(1) & 706(2)(A), to secure a recovery plan for Thick-billed Parrots (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha).

Friends of Animals Urges Canada to Support Increased Polar Bear Protections

Calls decision to oppose the proposal "reckless"

Friends of Animals today urged the Canadian government to reverse its decision to oppose greater international protections for polar bears.

Southeast Oregon Plans a Coyote Killing Derby this Weekend

Beginning this weekend, hunters in southeast Oregon will host a killing derby, where "as many coyotes as possible" will be killed for prizes such as rifles, binoculars and scopes.

According to a 13 January Big Game Hunt notice, the derby will run from 16 January through the 17th throughout Lake, Malheur, Harney, and Klamath counties. The event will be headquartered in Silver Lake, Oregon, where the final winners will be determined.

"It's a Victory": U.S. Officials Call Off Deer-Control Plan at Valley Forge National Park

Valley Forge deer shoot postponed

Philadelphia Inquirer
By Jeff Gammage
Staff Writer

National Park Service officials have called off this winter's long-planned and highly controversial deer kill at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

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