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Animal care advocate: Horses at raided Larry Wheelon Stables ‘in pain’

 Read more and COMMENT at the Daily Times The Daily Times, Iva Butler, April 24, 2013 A Knoxville animal care advocate who was at the scene of a raid by federal investigators at Larry Wheelon Stables in Maryville April 18 said some of the 27 horses appeared to be in pain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Full Article

Routine on US Tracks, Doping is Banned in Europe

NPR, Eleanor Beardsley, April 23, 2013 (LIsten to this story on All Things Considered) At the famous Hippodrome de Longchamp just outside of Paris this month, crowds came to cheer ...Full Article

Ellen DeGeneres, HSUS Take on Tenn. Antiwhistleblower Bill

National Audience Focuses on Gov. Haslam as Ellen DeGeneres, Humane Society of the United States Take on Tenn. Antiwhistleblower Bill April 24, 2013 – A campaign to persuade Tennessee ...Full Article

Editorial: Animal abuse bill should draw a veto

The Tennessean, April 23, 2013 The Tennessee General Assembly slunk out of the capital last week, having again done more harm than good for the people they supposedly represent. ...Full Article

Tennessee TV Ads Call for Governor to Veto Whistleblower Suppression Bill

The Humane Society of the United States Places Television Ads Against Bill to Ban Undercover Investigations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 22, 2013) – At a press conference at the state ...Full Article

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 ...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