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National Animal Welfare Groups, Veterinarians and Horse Owners Applaud Federal Efforts to Protect Horses and the Public

Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act prohibits cruel export and slaughter of drugged horses for human consumption WASHINGTON, D.C.—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI),The Humane Society of the United States (The HSUS) and the Center for Science in the Public Interest applaud U.S. Sens. Mary Landrieu, D-La., Full Article

BREAKING NEWS: Save the Horses! Three Lawmakers Will Try to Ban Slaughter for Food

ABC NEWS / Chris Goos / March 13, 2013 A trio of U.S. lawmakers is saying “no” to horse meat. The U.S. is set to begin slaughtering horses again ...Full Article

US Anti-Slaughter Bill to be Reintroduced

The Western Producer – Canada/ Posted Mar. 11th, 2013 by Robert Arnason American politicians, animal welfare groups and horse lovers are expected to introduce a bill to the U.S. Congress this week that ...Full Article

PETA wants ban, but says reopening US slaughterhouses is lesser of two evils (Interview)

(Note – Personally, I’ve always had a strong distaste for PETA. Between ads with naked women, promoting the “slippery-slope” fear in ranchers and the scandal of euthanizing pets drawn ...Full Article

Horsemeat: What if the scandal happened in the US?

Christian Science Monitor /Paul Ames / March 11, 2013 BRUSSELS, Belgium — There are places where the food chain in Europe‘s meat industry is short and brutally simple. In the Anderlecht ...Full Article

Could US beef contain horse meat?

current.com /By Stephanie Whiteside / March 12, 2013   IKEA’s famous Swedish meatballs were the latest casualty in the European horse meat scandal, with the company pulling them off the shelves in ...Full Article

Op-Ed: ERBE: Horse slaughter should remain banned

thegleaner,com / March 12, 2013 Here we go again. The soulless, heartless humans who make their living by slaughtering horses have managed to convince Congress and this supposedly liberal ...Full Article

Danger on Europe’s Dinner Plate

NYTimes, Op-Ed, Wayne Pacelle, March 11, 2013 The discovery of horse meat in products labeled as beef in the European Union has raised serious questions, not just about food ...Full Article

Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Call for a Ban on Horse Slaughter as Phenylbutazone is Detected in Canadian Horsemeat

MONTREAL (Mar. 8, 2013) — Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition are renewing calls for an immediate federal prohibition on the slaughter, sale, transport and live ...Full Article

IMPORTANT: Moran Statement on Reports of Horse Slaughter Plants Reopening

Congressman James P. Moran (D-VA) Washington, DC - Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today reaffirmed his commitment to banning horse slaughter ...Full Article