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Over Public Outcry, Governor Signs Horse Slaughter Bill

Forbes / Vickery Eckhoff, Contributor / Uncovering the underground horse meat trade since 2011 / April 2, 2013 Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin overturned a 50-year state ban on slaughtering horses Friday, ignoring two-thirds of Oklahoma citizens, who oppose slaughtering horses according to a state-wide poll. Nationwide polls show that 80% of Americans are strongly opposed to slaughtering horses Governor Full Article

How the horsemeat scandal unfolded

neweurope.eu / April 2, 2013 Habitat for Horses is a 501.c.3 nonprofit equine protection organization supported solely by donations. We have around 200 donkeys and horses under our care, ...Full Article

Slaughtering Horses for Profit, Not Welfare

Michael Markarian / Humane Society Legislative Fund / April 1, 2013 Ignoring the global horse meat scandal that’s thrown the industry into further disrepute, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation ...Full Article

Prospective Wyoming horse slaughterhouse investors watch national scene

By JOAN BARRON Star-Tribune capital bureau CHEYENNE — A group of potential investors in a Fremont County horse slaughtering plant are watching the national political scene to see whether ...Full Article

Horse law could nip Fallin’s re-election bid

Capitol Report, Wayne Greene / TulsaWorld.com / March 31, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY – House Bill 1999 – the one that would legalize horse slaughterhouses in Oklahoma – is the ...Full Article

Okla. governor ends ban on horse-meat processing, says humane alternative for abandoned horses

Washington Post / Associated Press, Published: March 29 OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities ...Full Article

USDA Horsemeat Inspections Funded Through 2013

TheHorse.com / Pat Raia / March 28, 2013 Federal legislation intended to fund U.S. government agencies will continue provide revenue for USDA inspections at horse processing plants located in ...Full Article

Oklahoma officials looking into alleged horse violations

A criminal investigation is under way into fraudulent veterinary health forms being used to transport horses through Oklahoma, the state’s secretary of agriculture says. The state’s multicounty grand jury ...Full Article

Horse meat row: Row as food companies dispute latest test results

The horse meat scandal has been reignited after the food industry became embroiled in a dispute with the Government safety regulator over the latest batch of results.   The ...Full Article

Horse slaughter bill goes to Oklahoma governor

Oklahoma Senate approves a horse slaughter measure 32-14. newsok.com /Michael McNutt | Published: March 26, 2013 The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow horse slaughter in Oklahoma, ...Full Article