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Horse Slaughter

Horse Slaughterhouse Open Soon in NM

NBC News.com. Jeri Clausing , The Associated Press, April 30. 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the southern New Mexico plant that has been fighting for more than a year for permission to slaughter horses will open soon, unless Congress reinstates a ban on the practice. In a telephone interview Tuesday, Vilsack said the department is working 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

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

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

NM Slaughterhouse Ground Zero in Horse Debate

ABC News, Associated Press,JERI CLAUSING, April 23 About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town’s famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that ...Full Article

Responsible Horse Breeders Council Endorses Federal Bill to End Horse Slaughter

The Humane Society of the United States works with council to develop strategic initiatives to protect horses (April 22, 2013)—As part of its efforts to protect American horses from ...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

The Thing Under the Rock Speaks

(Before you start, I want to apologize for ruining your day by placing this before you. Perhaps you might consider this a humor piece, but it isn’t. This is ...Full Article

Don’t reopen plants that slaughter horses for food

chicagotribune.com, By Wayne Pacelle,  April 19, 2013 Most Americans disapprove of slaughtering horses for food — 80 percent, according to a recent national survey. Responsible American horse lovers, breeders and ...Full Article

USDA EMBROILED IN FLAMES OF HORSE-SLAUGHTER FUROR

Food Product Design, Josh Long, April 17, 2013 WASHINGTON—Horses symbolize the grandeur and mystique of the American West. Their celebrated status may help explain the growing furor over requests ...Full Article