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Lawsuit Filed to Block Horse Slaughter

July 2, 2013 In response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to allow horse slaughter facilities to resume operating on U.S. soil, animal protection organizations have filed suit against the agency and asked for an immediate injunction. The Humane Society of the United States, Front Range Equine Rescue, Marin Humane Society, Horses for Life Full Article

NM Facility On Hold

July 2, 2013, Huffington Post, Jeri Clausing ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal officials cleared the way Friday for a return to domestic horse slaughter, granting a southeastern New Mexico company’s application ...Full Article

More Letters From the Dark Side

(Before I let Sweet Sue have her say in the letter she is sending out to her followers, let me share a few thoughts with you. From the sunny ...Full Article

Statement from the Dark Side

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 28, 2013 Contact: Sue Wallis, U.S. Chair 307 680 8515 – sue.wallis@ieqabassn.org Return of Humane and Regulated Horse Processing is Welcome News The majority of ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups Plan Suit in Response to USDA Decision to Support the Slaughter of Horses for Human Consumption

(June 28, 2013)— The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the green light for the grisly practice of horse slaughter to resume on U.S. soil. The agency approved an ...Full Article

Missouri Regulators Asked to Rule that Horse Meat Is Adulterated

Animal Protection Groups Demonstrate Potentially Toxic Nature of Horse Meat (June 17, 2013) – Front Range Equine Rescue and The Humane Society of the United States filed a legal ...Full Article

House Appropriations Committee Votes to Block Horse Slaughter From Resuming on U.S. Soil

HSUS – June 13. 2013 WASHINGTON (June 13, 2013)—The U.S. House Appropriations Committee has voted to block funding for inspections at prospective horse slaughter plants, which if it survives ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS: N.M. moves to halt first U.S. horse slaughterhouse

By Stephen Dinan The Washington Times \ June 10, 2013 New Mexico’s attorney general has ruled that horse meat is an adulterated product, which animal-rights advocates said should halt a slaughterhouse ...Full Article

New York Lawmakers Press for Horse Slaughter Ban

Vickery Eckhoff, June 6, 2013, Forbes Whether or not to slaughter horses for human consumption has been a frequent topic of debate ever since Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri ...Full Article

Lessons for the BLM

May 31, 2013 Strange as it may seem, an outfit named World Horse Welfare pulled together a number of other groups in Scotland and tackled a herd of wild ...Full Article