Michael Medved
The federal government is fighting in court to spend millions on a controversial new program to castrate wild stallions in Nevada. The mustangs live on federal land and the growing herds threaten environmental damage. Animal rights activists won’t allow the obvious solution of encouraging hunters to cull the herds, and they’re suing to stop the castration plans because they’d allegedly alter the “fighting spirit” of the horses. Meanwhile, taxpayers spend $75 million a year to handle the mustangs, and more big money to debate these issues in court. Why not let private citizens who value and honor the horses maintain them with donated funds in private reserves? The expenditure of big money to supervise the reproductive lives of wild horses represents a classic case of government taking over functions where bureaucrats don’t belong.

Michael Medved

Michael Medved's daily syndicated radio talk show reaches one of the largest national audiences every weekday between 3 and 6 PM, Eastern Time. Michael Medved is the author of eleven books, including the bestsellers What Really Happened to the Class of '65?, Hollywood vs. America, Right Turns, The Ten Big Lies About America and 5 Big Lies About American Business
 
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