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ROBERT REDFORD CALLS FOR A BAN ON HORSE SLAUGHTER

CHATHAM, NY, April 22, 2013 – On the cusp of the 2013 Annual American Equine Summit hosted by the New York-based national equine protection organization Equine Advocates, the call to ban horse slaughter permanently has received much needed support from Robert Redford. Actor, director, environmentalist and founder of the Sundance Festival, Redford wrote aletter to Equine Advocates Full Article

Roy Exum: Haslam Is Our Only Hope

The Chattanoongan.com. Roy Exum. April 19, 2013 It was with a heavy heart I learned on Thursday that the Tennessee Legislature has openly defied the First Amendment of the ...Full Article

Tennessee Governor Urged to Veto Whistleblower Suppression Bill

SB1248 Would Cover Up and Shield Soring Abuses in Tennessee Walking Horse Industry (April 19, 2013) – The Humane Society of the United States urged Gov. Bill Haslam to ...Full Article

Feds Pounce On Maryville Horse Trainer

The Chattanoongan, Friday, April 19, 2013 – by Roy Exum Federal agents, accompanied by Blount County animal control officers, raided the barn of walking horse trainer Larry Wheelon near Maryville, Tn., ...Full Article

House Bill would Amend Horse Protection Act

The Horse | Pat Raia | April 15, 2013 A new bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of 1970 by ...Full Article

USDA Utilizing Iris Scans in Horse Protection Program

April, 2013 USDA Horse Protection Program Utilizing Iris Scan Technology for Equine Identification APHIS’ Horse Protection program has a new technological tool that will allow its inspectors to better ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Oh No! Am I A Terrorist?

The Chattanoongan.com | Roy Exum | April 15, 2013 Tennessee’s dreaded “AgGag” bill, which make those who covertly film or expose acts of animal abuse into criminals, was delayed ...Full Article

No charges to be filed in NM horse shooting case

San Francisco Chronicle | April 13, 2013 ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico man seen in an Internet video swearing at animal activists before shooting a horse in the ...Full Article

Canada: SPCA explains why seized horses sent to auction

(Note – This “SPCA is NOT part of the ASPCA located in the US. The ASPCA is an independent nonprofit and not associated with any other “SPCA” on any ...Full Article

Undercover Activist Details Secret Filming of Animal Abuse & Why “Ag-Gag” Laws May Force Him to Stop

Democracy Now with Amy Goodman & Juan González, April 8, 2013 (NOTE – This is a viewer supported news site)   An animal rights investigator details how he has spent ...Full Article