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Saving America's horses: Are roundups safe?

  • Government rounding up wild horses in Nevada
  • Program has some vocal critics

The Bureau of Land Management is forcibly rounding up wild horses in northern Nevada. The government says they are trying to help the animals because they are starving, but critics say the roundup is torturing these animals.

Jane Velez-Mitchell spoke with the Director and Founder of Wild Horse Education, Laura Leigh, who was near Jackson Mountain where the roundup is taking place.

For more on the roundup, visit

And you can let the Bureau of Land Management know how you feel about it by calling 202-208-3801.

Watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. 

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