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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 will make it a crime to record animal cruelty unless the material is quickly turned over to local law enforcement. In Tennessee, the Executive’s decision on 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

OpEd: Cruelty to farm animals demands exposure

Washington Post, April 26, 2013 SO GUT-WRENCHING are the images — cows being shocked, turkeys being stomped, horses being burned with chemicals, piglets kicked like soccer balls — that the videos ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Notorious Horse Trainer Arrested

The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s office has received thousands of telephone calls, hundreds of letters and is expecting a petition bearing over 6,000 names from those ...Full Article

A lot of news – all at once…

Usually I try to break the news down into the most important articles, but today a lot of information came across the wires. Rather than posting all the articles, ...Full Article