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Horse Slaughter

The Faces of Evil

There is a video making the rounds on the internet this week of Tim Sappington shooting a horse for no other purpose than to intimidate “activists.” Sappington is the only paid employee of Valley Meat, the proposed horse slaughter plant trying to open in Roswell, NM. Bloomberg recently gave him his 15 minutes of fame Full Article

Confirmed by Equine Welfare Alliance: US Horsemeat Banned in EU

HaroldOnline.com / Equine Welfare Alliance / March 21, 2013 CHICAGO, MARCH 20, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Since Congress lifted the ban on USDA inspections of horse meat, several small shuttered cattle ...Full Article

Fox News: US companies seek final approval to start slaughtering horses for food

Vote in the poll - CLICK HERE – unlimited voting Barnini Chakraborty, Published March 20, 2013, FoxNews.com About eight miles outside of Roswell, N.M., a shuttered cattle farm is getting ready to ...Full Article

Horse for the U.S.A.

(Note – Here’s an article from the other side of the horse slaughter debate. I’m sure the author and Bloomburg would be interested in your thoughts. Click HERE to ...Full Article

Senate ag committee supports horse slaughter bill

Mick Hinton / The Norman Transcript / March 19, 2013 NORMAN — A bill to legalize the slaughter of horses in Oklahoma is approaching the finish line, after members of the ...Full Article

News investigation: America’s secret and brutal horsemeat trade

Few Americans are aware that their country’s horses are being exported and slaughtered abroad – often in appalling conditions – to supply European taste for a meat that’s shunned ...Full Article

Oklahoma horse slaughter bill author denies financial motivation

NewsOK.com /Zeke Campfield | Published: March 18, 2013 Skye McNiel, R-Bristow, said she proposed House Bill 1999 to help the horse livestock economy and open up an outlet for people to ...Full Article

Outside groups line up on both sides of horse slaughter debate

Advocates for resuming horse slaughter in Oklahoma decry out-of-state critics, saying it’s an issue for Oklahomans alone to decide. But pro-slaughter groups from outside Oklahoma also are influencing the ...Full Article

Pro-slaughter Mouth Speaks of the Wonders of “Cheval”

(I apologize if you’ve just had a meal because you will probably lose it after reading the latest from Sue Wallis. On the other hand, consider it entertainment, which ...Full Article

Slaughter once again a hot, polarizing topic

Daily Racing Form / Jay Hovdey / March 15, 2013 So it’s once again into the breach, with federal legislation that would effectively ban the horse slaughter business in ...Full Article