Horse Slaughter

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Watchdog.com / By Rob Nikolewski  /   August 8, 2013   ALBUQUERQUE – The long-running arguments over opening the first horse slaughterhouses in the U.S. in seven years took another turn Thursday. A U.S. magistrate judge ordered theHumane Society of the United Statesand other animal rights advocates to post, for one...

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Paramus Post, August 5, 2013,Mel Fabrikant Menendez, Kirk Reintroduce Horse Transportation Safety Act Of 2013   Bipartisan legislation would prohibit interstate transport of horses in double-decker trailers WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) have reintroduced the Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2013, which...

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AgriPulse.com, By Sarah Gonzalez, August 2, 2013 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 2, 2013- A federal judge granted a Temporary Restraining Order against USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to prevent the inspection of horse slaughter facilities to go forward. U.S. District Judge Christina Armijo heard oral arguments Friday to block the...