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Horse Slaughterhouse Open Soon in NM

NBC News.com. Jeri Clausing , The Associated Press, April 30. 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the southern New Mexico plant that has been fighting for more than a year for permission to slaughter horses will open soon, unless Congress reinstates a ban on the practice. In a telephone interview Tuesday, Vilsack said the department is working Full Article

Maine Bill Would Ban Slaughtering Horses for Meat

Portland Press Herald , May 1, 2013, Eric Russell It would also ban the transportation of horses through Maine to be slaughtered in Canada, but similar bills have failed ...Full Article

FBI raids Another Chance 4 Horses in Berks County

WFMZ-TV | April 30. 2013 NORTH HEIDELBERG TWP., Pa. - Federal investigators have raided a horse rescue operation in Berks County. The FBI, acting on a federal search warrant, ...Full Article

Lawmaker likens animal cruelty investigations to “tape and rape”

(Note – Holt’s comments are beyond disgusting. Sadly, far too many politicians forget the reason they were originally elected to office. While the majority of the people he supposedly ...Full Article

Action Alert:URGENT: Tell Congress to Ban Horse Slaughter Once and for All!

NEW: S. 541/H.R. 1094—The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act Sponsors:  Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Representatives Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). Habitat for Horses ...Full Article

Horse whisperer breaks wild mustangs

WBIR.com, Russell Biven The wild mustang saddles a mystique that few American animals carry. Its muscular body and relentless spirit have been used by millions of United States soldiers in ...Full Article

Two for the Road ~ Horse and Rider Recuperate After Cross-Country Ride

By Jim Evans – Ramona Home Journal • Wed, May 01, 2013 Patrick Tyre and his horse Bucky are both a bit saddle-weary, but you can’t blame them. After all, it ...Full Article

Wild-horse advocates rally vs. roundups, slaughter

(Personal comment – This is really sad. 100,000 people show up for immigration reform, 120,000 people march for gay rights, but for wild horses – 70 people? 25 people ...Full Article

Nature Notes: A different kind of wild horse sanctuary

Elko Daily Free Press, April 28, 2013,  Larry Hyslop/Correspondent Elko County has the Northeastern Nevada Wild Horse Eco-sanctuary, sponsored by Madeline Pickens’ Saving America’s Mustangs. Barclay has a horse sanctuary ...Full Article

OpEd: Stop animal abuse bill in its tracks

The Tennessean. OpEd OUR VIEW We are continually reminded of the vigilance that is required to eradicate a culture of violence in our state and our nation — violence ...Full Article