Author:jfinch

Testimony before Texas Senate Committee

[caption id="attachment_11472" align="alignleft" width="300"] Testimony before Texas Senate Committee[/caption] Some thoughts on the July 10th Texas Senate Hearing - We had a showdown of the pro vs anti slaughter folks in the Capitol in Austin. It was them vs us in a five hour trade of testimony...

Texas State Capitol

Yesterday, myself and many others had a chance to testify before the Texas Senate Committee regarding the possibility of bringing back horse slaughter to Texas. The testimony stared at 1pm and lasted until around 6:30. If you want to watch the whole video, click here: http://www.senate.state.tx.us/avarchive/...

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Sweet Sue's personal invitation to all the horse eaters in American should inspire you to respond, just as she suggests, to the members of the committee. Perhaps you might want to express a somewhat different opinion, especially since this audience is mostly comprised of "animal...

Independence Day

[caption id="attachment_11442" align="alignleft" width="150"] Independence Day[/caption] Once again, Americans gather together to celebrate our hard fought independence. Fireworks, speeches, small parades and BBQ all offer a gentle reminder of what we have vs what might have been if not for a few very courageous men and...

Hoof Prints In The Sand

[caption id="attachment_11390" align="alignleft" width="225"] The deformed foot[/caption] Like car wrecks and calls from Aunt Bertha, they seem to come in groups of threes; unrelated, from different places, yet they share the same physical problems. Yesterday it was leg injuries, severe enough that normally they would have...

Horse bound for slaughter

Back in December I wrote the first article about Bella, "Here's your typical slaughter bound horse." In that article I told you about a horse that was tied to a tree with wire that had become tangled around her foot. During her struggles, the foot...