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Udall wants to give Anti-Doping Agency power to police horse races with simulcast wagering

Alamogordo Daily News, Milan Simonich, Texas-New Mexico Newspapers, 05/04/2013 SANTA FE – Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. Honesty and candor were missing in most testimony from players, but baseball seems cleaner since the federal inquiry exposed muscle-bound sluggers as cheats. Now U.S. Sen. Full Article

All Eyes on Kentucky Derby and Needed Reforms

Michael Markarian, 02 May 2013 In what other professional sport is it acceptable for 24 athletes to die each week? With millions of Americans watching the Kentucky Derby this weekend, ...Full Article

Action Alert: Donkey Roping Contest

May 4th Update – Reports are that this event has been cancelled! Thanks to everyone that put in the effort to act. May 1, 2013 www.HorseHumane.org  There is a donkey ...Full Article

More Time to Decide Whether to Sign or Veto TN “Ag-Gag”

Food Safety News, May 2, 2013 Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has longer to decide whether to sign the state’s “ag-gag” bill than Food Safety Newsoriginally reported. If signed, the bill ...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

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

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