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Horse Advocates Rally Against Horse Slaughtering Plan In Oklahoma

News9.com / Heather Hope, News 9 / March 4, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY - Horse advocates are rallying against the possibility of wild horse slaughter in the state of Oklahoma. Right now, our lawmakers are considering two separate measures. Equine advocates fear the bills allowing for horse slaughter could eliminate nearly 22,000 wild horses currently held in Full Article

Lifted ban on US horse slaughter puts abandoned horses at risk of horrible death

All Voices.com / Tampa : FL : USA | Mar 04, 2013 Sunrise at a horse auction lot brings hope for only a few victims of neglect and abuse. When economic times were better, horses ...Full Article

“But what can we do?” – Here’s the answer.

“The legislators in Oklahoma have no intention of listening to anyone other than those sticking money in their pockets!” “If this country is so against horse slaughter, why does ...Full Article

Outraged Tax Payers to Stage Press Conference During BLM Board Meeting

Spurred by angst over the continued waste of federal funds on a failed Bureau of Land Management (BLM) agenda of illegally removing native wild horses and burros from public ...Full Article

Horse Meat Scandal Ensnares U.K. Taco Bell, as U.S. Mulls Horse Slaughterhouses

Three other beef products in England also tested positive for horse meat NBCDWF /  Cathy Rainone / Friday, Mar 1, 2013    Europe’s horse meat food labeling scandal continues to hit ...Full Article

What’s in Your Horse Burger? Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

It’s not just because they’re pretty. Their meat poses serious health risks. Vickery Eckhoff in Newsweek. The French take few tips from the British, but French Agriculture Minister Stéphane ...Full Article

U.S.D.A. May Approve Horse Slaughter Plant

New York Times, STEPHANIE STROM, February 28, 2013 The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which ...Full Article

HSI/Canada Calls for a Prohibition on Horse Slaughter after Cruelty in Canadian Facilities Exposed

Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling for a federal prohibition on ...Full Article

Slaughter of U.S. horses soars as horse meat scandal explodes

Equine Welfare Alliance / February 27, 2013 Chicago (EWA) – According to USDA statistics, the slaughter of US horses soared by 32% in 2012 to over 176,000, a twenty year ...Full Article

Advocates Concerned by Shipment of Horse Meat Through U.S. Ports

STEPHANIE STROM / February 27, 2013 / NYTimes (Expanded version of the story first published yesterday) As concerns over horse meat infiltrating products labeled ground beef grows among American consumers, an ...Full Article