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ABC News – How low can you go?

February 16th, 2013 (16)
Media reporters usually try to write unbiased reports, be they for TV or print.  However, we’re also used to seeing the lack of research, the quoting of unsubstantiated “facts” and biased, pro-slaughter angle stories. In the article below, one ...

“It ain’t my damn horse.”

February 12th, 2013 (12)
The call came in on January 30th – about a very skinny horse that’s down and couldn’t get up. A few minutes later I was standing next to a 20 something bay mare stretched flat out on the cold, ...

State Senate committee advances bill on commercial slaughter of horses

February 12th, 2013 (19)
Wayne Greene / Tulsa World / February 12, 2913   A state Senate committee unanimously passed a bill to allow the operation of horse slaughterhouses in the state. Senate Bill 375 – written by Sen. Mark Allen, R-Spiro – ...

Calls for EU to immediately ban horsemeat from America

February 12th, 2013 Comments Off
Horsetalk,co,nz / February 12, 2013 Humane Society International is calling on European Union officials to protect consumer health and immediately ban the sale of horsemeat coming from North America. Its call is in response in response to news reports ...

Horsemeat a health issue? “Yes, it is” “No, it isn’t”

February 11th, 2013 (1)
(The Brits are acting like actors in Monty Python’s Flying Circus. The scandal has become a true-to-life comedy act, except this time the actors are playing with the lives of both people and horses. Ignoring the facts seem to indicate the ...

You better wake up, Oklahoma!

February 11th, 2013 (9)
This week, the Oklahoma legislature will do its best to pass bills that will bring horse slaughter back to the good, old USA. Senate Bill 375 (SB375) will be heard Monday afternoon in the Oklahoma Agricultural Committee. Written by ...

Measures would legalize horse slaughter in Oklahoma

February 9th, 2013 (10)
Wayne Greene, World Senior Writer / TulsaWorld.com / February 9. 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY – Two bills pending before the Oklahoma Legislature would legalize commercial horse slaughter – a humane alternative for dealing with aging, broken-down animals or a horrifying ...

The horsemeat scandal: could there be much more to come?

February 9th, 2013 (2)
Last month, horsemeat was found in supermarket beefburgers. Now it’s ready meals – and with new test results due next week, the revelations may not be over yet Felicity Lawrence / The Guardian / February 8, 2013 The story ...

MP hints at ban on EU meat imports

February 8th, 2013 (4)
 The Telegraph / February 8, 2012 Anne McIntosh, chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, has suggested a ban on EU meat imports may be necessary, adding that French authorities would not have hesitated to issue ...

ND: Stiff penalties needed for animal abuse

February 8th, 2013 (4)
In a recent edition of the Williston Herald, two stories on similar topics provided a stark contrast. Williston (N.D.) Herald, The Jamestown Sun, February 8, 2013 In a recent edition of the Williston Herald, two stories on similar topics ...