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Ed Whitfield

Kentucky Congressman Denies Allegations of Ethical Misconduct

It is no surprise that The Big Lick crowd would not be pulling any punches in their push to stop the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act. The timing of these allegations against Rep. Whitfield (who introduced the PAST Act) – right before the summer break – is designed to muddy the waters and stop a Full Article

Whitfield exploring discharge petition on PAST Act

The discharge petition is to get the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act voted on before the Congress recesses for the summer. Rep. Whitfield needs 218 signatures to get ...Full Article

Stopping horse torture

There is still time to contact your representatives. In two more weeks, its going to get much tougher. If you have not done so, please look up your federal ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horse Vote ‘Inevitable’

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky), the primary sponsor of a broad bill that will greatly hamper those who abuse and torture Tennessee Walking Horses, ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Dutch’ Walks In D.C. Today

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum The last time there was a “Dutch” in Washington was in the 1980s when Ronald Reagan, famously nicknamed “Dutch” by his father and ...Full Article

Bill to End Horse “Soring” Draws Lobbying, War of Words

Open Secrets.org, Monica Vendituoli on July 29, 2013 A bill introduced in April to end the practice that gives Tennessee walking horses their distinctive gait brought the American Veterinary Medical ...Full Article

Is the U.S. Government Complicit in the Killing of Over a Thousand Wild Horses?

National Journal / By Billy House / January 29, 2013  A bipartisan pair of lawmakers is urging Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to disclose whether as many as 1,700 federally protected wild horses ...Full Article