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HSI: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse

Humane Society International/Europe Humane Society International: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse LONDON – In the wake of recent revelations that quantities of horsemeat have been found in beef burgers for sale in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Humane Society International affirms that there is widespread confusion about the origin of horsemeat in Full Article

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to leave cabinet position in March

By Allison Sherry The Denver Post WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will step down from his cabinet position in the Obama administration and return to Colorado to spend ...Full Article

NV Senator Calls for Sanctuaries for Wild Horses

by Cy Ryan, January 11, 2013, HispanicBusiness.com A state senator from Las Vegas believes the wild horses and burros roaming the range in Nevada “are living symbols of freedom ...Full Article

American Humane Assn. board Chairman Eric Bruner resigns

By Richard Verrier – Los Angeles Times – January 9, 2013 Eric Bruner, the controversial chairman of the American Humane Assn., has resigned from the board of the the ...Full Article

In Honor of Jessica Rekos

While the short attention span of the media has turned its face away from Newtown, Connecticut, the effects of the senseless shootings still reverberate across our nation. The images ...Full Article

BLM Stiffens Mustang Purchase Rules

by Pat Raia – The Horse – January 7, 2013 Those who purchase wild horses and burros from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be subject to stiffer rules ...Full Article

Protesters ask Sandoval to halt wild horse auction

CARSON CITY – About 40 sign-carrying wild horse advocates marched Friday in front of the Legislative Building in a move to induce Gov. Brian Sandoval to block a Feb. ...Full Article

BLM reins in wild horse sales

Reforms aim to end abuses January 04, 2013 5:13 PM Dave Philipps – The Gazette The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday it has severely restricted sales of protected wild ...Full Article

Horse advocates fear slaughter of Nevada mustangs

Las Vegas Review-Journal BY SCOTT SONNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Posted: Jan. 3, 2013 RENO – State agriculture officials have discussed ways to muster support for the slaughter of stray ...Full Article

HBO Sued Over Alleged Horse Deaths Cover-Up on ‘Luck’

Former American Humane Association employee blows the whistle on an alleged attempt by show producers to pressure animal monitoring organization to look the other way.   The Hollywood Reporter 1/2/2013 ...Full Article