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US agriculture bill could bury horse slaughter plans

Mid-January is too late for the January 1st opening of the slaughterhouses. There must be some way to stop them – perhaps in New Mexico AG Gary King will find a way. ~ HfH From: HorseTalk A wide-ranging agriculture bill set to be dealt with by Congress in mid-January could bury plans to resume horse Full Article

Video of New Mexico’s AG on lawsuit to stop horse slaughter

The Attorney General of New Mexico, Gary King, has put forward a lawsuit to stop Valley Meat from proceeding with horse slaughter. Mr. King touches on these salient points ...Full Article

2013 the Year of Chimps and Horses in Congress

Below are a few excerpts from an article on Animals and Politics. As we here at HfH know, it has been a very active year in Equine Legislation news ...Full Article

Urgent Action Needed to Protect Horses from Slaughter

This is a reprint of an email the Humane Society sent out yesterday. We need to do all we can to stop Rains Natural Meat from slaughtering horses. January ...Full Article

Journalism Is Never Perfect: The Politics of Story Corrections and Retractions

Horse abuse and horse slaughter – both are subjects in this article by James McWilliams on the flawed AP coverage of Valley Meat in Pacific Standard and the AP’s ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter Plant to Open January 1st, 2014

With a terrible history of repeatedly violating safety and environmental laws, New Mexico’s Valley Meat will now be slaughtering horses on January 1st. We can only hope New Mexico’s ...Full Article

Horsemeat dinner is served, courtesy of organised crime

Self regulation of industries – especially meat processing – is a catch phrase that has been making the rounds with our most recent budget negotiations. Cost cutting and pandering ...Full Article

Another Horsemeat Scandal Hits France

Good doesn’t always win over evil in this world, but evil can ultimately destroy itself. The concept of vaccines is simply a dead virus being used to help the ...Full Article

COALITION REACTS TO HORSE SLAUGHTER RULING BY TENTH CIRCUIT

There are few organizations for whom I have more respect than The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) and its parent organization Return to Freedom (RTF).  Throughout the years they have been steadfast in ...Full Article

Appeals Court Vacates Ban on US Horse Slaughter

The will of the majority of Americans is not only cast aside by Congress, but also by our courts. From the USDA to the smoke-filled back rooms of courthouses, ...Full Article