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Local Horse Rescue Offers Alternative to Slaughter

Seattle PI, Candace Calloway Whiting, May 17, 2013 In 2004 this sensitive and kind horse, Dakota, was purchased for fifty cents per pound to prevent her and the foal she carried from being slaughtered. The farmer who owned her had wrung all the use he could from her, and even though she was malnourished and Full Article

Congressional Letter to Obama

   REP. Ray Lujan, James Moran, Patrick Meehan and Jan Schakowsky collectively pen a note to the Obama Administration about horse slaughter. To read the rest of the letter, ...Full Article

Celebrities, School Children, Advocates Gather at Capitol to Lobby for Permanent Ban on Horse Slaughter

“Horses on the Hill” event participants urge Congress to pass the SAFE Act WASHINGTON (May 15, 2013)—As part of the “Horses on the Hill” event, celebrities, local school children, ...Full Article

The case of the missing mustangs; what happened to 1,700 wild horses?

NBC News, Lisa Myers and Michael Austin, May 14, 2013 The semis would rumble down country roads packed full of wild horses. Truckload after truckload, sometimes 36 horses at a time, ...Full Article

Thirty horses on way to slaughter die in New York trailer fire

May 7, 2013 – Equine Welfare Alliance EWA (Chicago) – An estimated 30 horses died in a truck fire on I-81 in Lisle, PA Monday night. According to police ...Full Article

Jarl: Horse slaughter is not ‘euthanasia’

Katie Jarl,  News-Journal.com. May 3, 2013 Here in Texas, we know a thing or two about horses. These loyal animals have been a part of the fabric of our ...Full Article

Horse Slaughterhouse Open Soon in NM

NBC News.com. Jeri Clausing , The Associated Press, April 30. 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the southern New Mexico plant that has been fighting for more than a year for ...Full Article

Maine Bill Would Ban Slaughtering Horses for Meat

Portland Press Herald , May 1, 2013, Eric Russell It would also ban the transportation of horses through Maine to be slaughtered in Canada, but similar bills have failed ...Full Article

Action Alert:URGENT: Tell Congress to Ban Horse Slaughter Once and for All!

NEW: S. 541/H.R. 1094—The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act Sponsors:  Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Representatives Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). Habitat for Horses ...Full Article

NM Slaughterhouse Ground Zero in Horse Debate

ABC News, Associated Press,JERI CLAUSING, April 23 About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town’s famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that ...Full Article