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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 head will not face any charges. Chaves County District Attorney Janetta Hicks determined that while Tim Sappington showed poor judgment and insensitivity, his conduct did not violate state law. Hicks outlines her 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

Roy Exum: Vote Down The AgGag Bill

The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum, April 8, 2013 When Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill last year that would make soring a Tennessee Walking Horse a Class E felony, punishable ...Full Article

Convicted Mustang Abuser Jailed for Parole Violation

The Horse, Pat Raia, April 8, 2013 Jason Meduna, the Nebraska rancher convicted of maltreating more than 200 mustangs adopted from the Bureau of Land Management, has been jailed ...Full Article

Guest Op Ed: A little mystery with our meat

Bob Gaydos, April 6, 2013 The horse-meat-in-ground-beef scandal that broke in Europe at the beginning of the year has spawned numerous investigations there as well as a booming business ...Full Article

Grand National protesters accuse Channel 4 of exploiting deaths of horses

Animal rights campaigners gather at broadcaster’s London headquarters to condemn advert that ‘ramps-up’ danger of race Mark Townsend, guardian.co.uk, Saturday 6 April 2013   Animal rights campaigners have staged a protest outside the ...Full Article

Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime

The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. – April 6, 2013 On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming ...Full Article

Second horse dies at Aintree steeplechase in England

Christian Science Monitor – April 6, 2013 – AP AINTREE, ENGLAND The Aintree Festival was plunged into more grief Friday following the death of another horse over the fences ...Full Article

Convicted horse abuser arrested for possessing horses

(Jason Meduna back in jail. Why am I not surprised? – Jerry) Starheraold.com -MAUNETTE LOEKS New Media Editor April 5, 2013 TORRINGTON, Wyo. — A former Morrill County rancher ...Full Article