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Horse Slaughter

Moran Calls on USDA to Deny Horse Slaughter Facility Permits

Office of Rep. Jim Moran Requests agency include slaughter ban in FY ’14 budget Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack calling on the USDA to deny permit applications for horse slaughter facilities, citing concerns with Full Article

Horse slaughter opponents spur last-minute efforts to kill Oklahoma legislation

Passage of a bill that would allow the slaughter of horses in Oklahoma is expected to be taken up this week. Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, says ...Full Article

Oklahoma: Horse Slaughter Debated

Norman Transcript, Mike Hinton, March 25, 2013 NORMAN — Whether Oklahomans support or oppose the slaughter of horses in the state depends upon which polling data you believe. Results ...Full Article

Response to a Pro-Slaughter Comment

While I seldom respond to comments, when a pro-slaughter person writes and expresses their view in a way that requires a response, I believe that opens a way to ...Full Article

Calls for alternatives to slaughtering horses

Chris Heyde / Animal Welfare Institute / March 22, 2013 The Animal Welfare Institute applauds Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for joining the Animal Welfare Institute and the majority ...Full Article

Man Shoots Horse Dead in Video to Defy Animal Activists

Company He Works for Likely to Become First US Horse Slaughterhouse Since 2007 MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT / March 22, 2013 Impatient with a virtual US ban ...Full Article

New Mexico slaughterhouse employee shoots his pro-slaughter friends

Editorial: Despite his attempt to prove his manhood and expert marksmanship by killing a horse from one inch away, Tim Sappington, former employee of Roswell, NM, Valley Meat, fired a ...Full Article

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 ...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