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Horse slaughter opponents spur last-minute efforts to kill Oklahoma legislation

March 25th, 2013 (13)
Passage of a bill that would allow the slaughter of horses in Oklahoma is expected to be taken up this week. Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, says the measure should pass, and if no changes are made ...

Oklahoma: Horse Slaughter Debated

March 25th, 2013 (9)
Norman Transcript, Mike Hinton, March 25, 2013 NORMAN — Whether Oklahomans support or oppose the slaughter of horses in the state depends upon which polling data you believe. Results of two polls released over the weekend provide conflicting information. ...

Response to a Pro-Slaughter Comment

March 24th, 2013 (27)
While I seldom respond to comments, when a pro-slaughter person writes and expresses their view in a way that requires a response, I believe that opens a way to have an open dialogue. Lynda’s comment to “The Faces of ...

Deer Run group adopts Carson City wild horses removed from BLM

March 24th, 2013 (9)
Carson Now.org /Jeff Munson on Sat, 03/23/2013 A herd of wild horses removed from an area off of Deer Run Road last month were purchased Saturday at a Bureau of Land Management adoption in Carson City. The BLM-sanctioned silent bid ...

Rep. Holt’s Crummy Trick

March 23rd, 2013 (6)
The Chattanoogan / Roy Exum / March 23. 2013 On the surface it appears that House Bill 1191 heading for a vote in the Tennessee Legislature next week appears pretty stupid. It requires anyone gathering evidence of animal abuse ...

Calls for alternatives to slaughtering horses

March 23rd, 2013 (7)
Chris Heyde / Animal Welfare Institute / March 22, 2013 The Animal Welfare Institute applauds Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for joining the Animal Welfare Institute and the majority of Americans who feel there are better, more humane, more ...

Man Shoots Horse Dead in Video to Defy Animal Activists

March 23rd, 2013 (5)
Company He Works for Likely to Become First US Horse Slaughterhouse Since 2007 MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT / March 22, 2013 Impatient with a virtual US ban on slaughtering horses for meat, a worker for Valley Meat ...

New Mexico slaughterhouse employee shoots his pro-slaughter friends

March 22nd, 2013 (55)
Editorial: Despite his attempt to prove his manhood and expert marksmanship by killing a horse from one inch away, Tim Sappington, former employee of Roswell, NM, Valley Meat, fired a shot that severely injured all his pro-slaughter friends. His YouTube ...

Texas Residents:Day of equine events planned at Texas A&M on May 4

March 22nd, 2013 (2)
AgriLife Today / March 21, 2013 / Blair Fannin Horse Short Course, Horse Sale, Run for the Roses Banquet Contacts: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Courtney Coufal, 979-845-1542, cacoufal@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION  - A series of  events showcasing equine science in the department of ...

The Faces of Evil

March 21st, 2013 (54)
There is a video making the rounds on the internet this week of Tim Sappington shooting a horse for no other purpose than to intimidate “activists.” Sappington is the only paid employee of Valley Meat, the proposed horse slaughter ...