One Truth - LOVE

August 4, 2017, San Diego, CA - The Wild For Life Foundation and Saving America's Horses today announced the launch of "One Truth - LOVE", a project under the their lifesaving mission.

A chief goal is to raise compassion for the protection of America's horses and burros, who are at this time are fighting for their right-to-life on this great planet we share. "These sentient beings are a treasure trove of wisdom and love," states, Jeanne Sullivan, CFO WFLF. The horse nation (the world's horses and burros...) have been loyal in their devoted service and friendship to mankind for thousands of years. They are a proven native species to North America. They complement and contribute to the natural ecosystems of our public rangelands in many ways. "To turn our heads and allow them to be exterminated or sold for slaughter is a betrayal to both the horse nation, and a betrayal to humanity."

"The heart only knows one truth - love, the fire of life", says Chief Daniel 'Eagle Warrior' Ramos, Chief Spiritual Leader, Choctaw Muskogee Yamassee Nation. Chief Daniel is a longtime Ambassador to the Wild For Life Foundation and it's Saving America's Horses program.  "Our sacred native four-legged relatives are facing critical challenges and we need to help them today."

WFLF Saving America's Horses' speaks to the need for protection of America's wild and domestic horses and burros both locally and on a national level. "We are adamantly opposed to slaughter," said Jay Coskie, vice president, WFLF.  "We seek and support strong federal protection for these animals, for a permanent federal ban against slaughter in the U.S. and an end to their exportation from the U.S. for slaughter in foreign countries." "Without federal protection more than 100,000 wild and domestic horses and burros are funneled across U.S. borders for gruesome slaughter each year," added Katia Louise, founder and president WFLF.

America's wild horse and burro population is under direct threat by these issues as well. In May of 2017 the United States, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released their 2018 “BUDGET JUSTIFICATIONS” with a call for approval of proposed provisions that if passed would strip protections and effectively allow the BLM to shoot and kill wild horses and burros and sell wild horses and burros for slaughter. The Senate has yet to vote on this BLM/ DOI budget proposal. Their vote is anticipated to take place toward the end of this summer.

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The Wild for Life Foundation (WFLF) is a U.S. Registered 501 (c)(3) all volunteer grassroots nonprofit charity. The WFLF is internationally recognized as a leader in animal welfare -- among our greatest concerns are victimized imperiled equines. We vigorously work to save, protect and preserve abused, neglected, displaced and slaughter bound wild and domestic equines, and improve the standards of protection for America’s equine populations as a whole. Federal ID No. 26-3052458

DON'T BE DUPED! Get the facts you need to protect America's Horses

For Immediate Release
Wild for Life Foundation
Saving America's Horses
July 25, 2017
Studio City, CA

The Wild For Life Foundation and Saving America's Horses today announced the release of two new powerful tools for the protection of equines from cruelty in the U.S. "  8 Quick Need-to-Know Facts to Help Protect Horses and Burros from Slaughter" and "10 Need-to-Know Facts that can Raise Needed Protection for Wild Horses and Burros", both reports provide dynamic talking points that directly counter the onslaught of misinformation triggered by the Department of Interior's misguided proposal to kill America's wild horses and burros and enable the sale of these historic treasured animals by the BLM for slaughter," says Katia Louise, Founder and President Wild for Life Foundation.

Jay Coskie, WFLF  co-founder and Vice President observed, "The WFLF fact sheets should be compassionately utilized and distributed as powerful reference tools amongst community members and their local representatives. Our opponents have waged an insidious, well-funded disinformation campaign to support the extermination of America's treasured wild horses and burros. Even the House was duped. Through its film, research and multimedia educational program, WFLF
brings home horses and burros are in fact native species to North America and who evolved on this continent."  The mislabeling and eradication of wild horses and burros on America’s public rangelands is a clear demonstration of ‘special interests’ and ‘government agency’ support for the competing economic value of commercial livestock and reveals certain agency defiance of their mandate to protect wild horses and burros, a native wild species known to have no economic value," added Katia Louise, WFLF founder and President. "The fact sheets bring home that horse slaughter is a cruel, inhumane practice that leaves communities devastated with toxic environmental contamination, and economic losses."

Katia is also the Director, Producer of the award winning film, SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES,
an intelligent and hard hitting expose` that reveals how government agencies and special interests run over the laws that are supposed to protect the horses, the people and the environment.

The documented evidence of cruelty, egregious violations of the law and a lack of enforcement by the USDA led to the closure of horse slaughter houses in 2007, but in the absence of federal ban on horse slaughter, U.S. horses continue to be shipped across the borders where they are inhumanely slaughtered to this very day. Now,  the BLM is pushing for the government's permission to sell  America's treasured wild horses and burros for slaughter. “

The vast challenges facing America’s wild and domestic equines and their natural habitats are immense. However, armed with compassion and the true facts, and through joining together to make a compelling and united voice heard for the horses and burros, we can educate and effect positive change. By raising awareness and educating the public about the importance of protecting these animals, we can make a win for the horses.  Check out the below facts sheets and visit our website to learn more.

Get the PDF's:
8 Quick Need-to-Know Facts to Help Protect Horses & Burros from Slaughter, and
10 Need-to-Know Facts that can Raise Needed Protection for Wild Horses and Burros

Download the featurette from the international award winning landmark film, SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES - A NATION BETRAYED, on Vimeo. Everyone should see it.  It's a wakeup call that will undoubtedly inspire the support needed to protect Americas horses and burros.

See and share the many published inspirational videos, alerts, reports and other educational materials from Saving America's Horses.
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SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES is acclaimed for awakening the moral fabric of humanity,
and together with the Saving America's Horses Initiative this powerful podium and its multimedia educational program has a dynamic reach to animal lovers worldwide. And no matter the insidious, well-funded disinformation campaign by neigh-sayers and proponents of slaughter, we continue to our work saving lives and shedding light on how the public has been misled by certain government agencies and special interests that run over the laws that are supposed to protect the horses, people and the environment. WFLF and its Saving America's Horses program remains a staple and central tool in the national grassroots effort focused on protecting and saving this indigenous species for the greater good, and supporting the wildlife and natural ecosystems that depend on them now and for generations to come.  

Wild for Life Foundation (WFLF) is a 501 (c)(3) all volunteer, nonprofit charity dedicated to providing lifesaving stewardship to rescue horses and burros in need and the public with learning experiences that inspire advocacy for the prevention of cruelty to animals. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Contact: WFLF, Saving America's Horses

Senate Appropriations Committee passes the Udall-Graham Amendment

Thursday, July 20, 2017 – The Senate Appropriations Committee approves the defunding language which prohibits U.S. Department of Agriculture from hiring horse meat inspectors which in turn prevents horse slaughter plants from being re-opened in the U.S. in the coming year. 

WFLF and Saving America’s Horses applauds the Senate leadership and Appropriations Committee for their continued ‘defunding’ support and is especially grateful to Sen. Tom Udall and the co-sponsors of the amendment which prevents horses slaughter, Sens. Lindsey Graham, Dianne Feinstein, Jack Reed, Christopher Coons, Susan Collins and Jeanne Shaheen. The Udall-Graham Amendment, introduced by Sens. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), was passed in the full committee by a bipartisan vote and will effectively continue a ban on the gruesome horse slaughter industry on U.S. soil. 

Protection is however still needed for America's horses from the exportation across federal borders where they continue to face gruesome slaughter every day. And the Senate has yet to vote on the BLM/ DOI appropriations proposal regarding the killing and sale of Mustangs and burros - which will take place toward the end of summer. 

You can make a difference by raising awareness and compassion about why wild and domestic horses and burros need protection and the reasons are many. 

Let us be compassionate in our quest to seek compassion from others, especially those who lead our country - our nation of horses and burros are counting on us. They need us more than ever - we are their voice, and they must be heard. 

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