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"Overcriminalization" describes the trends in America - and particulary in Congress - to use the criminal law to "solve" every problem, punish every mistake (instead of making proper use of civil penalties), and coerce Americans into conforming their behavior to satisfy social engineering objectives.

HR 249: Wild Free Roaming Horses and Burros

Official Title

Restores the prohibition on the commercial sale and slaughter of wild free-roaming horses and burros.


Restores prohibition on sale and slaughter of wild horses.

Legislation Details

rahall (D - WV)


01/05/2007: Referred to Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
01/05/2007: House Passage