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Senate ag committee supports horse slaughter bill

Mick Hinton / The Norman Transcript / March 19, 2013 NORMAN — A bill to legalize the slaughter of horses in Oklahoma is approaching the finish line, after members of the Senate agriculture committee voted unanimously Monday in support of the measure. The proposed legislation has riled the Oklahoma Humane Society and some horse owners who fear Full Article

Sound Off: Over 80% of Americans Oppose Predatory Horse Slaughter

  You are frustrated, angry, hurt and confused as to why a small band of deviate horse haters can progress legislation and gain media attention in their attempt to ...Full Article

Oklahoma horses doped with ‘frog juice’ jumped to winner’s circle

The illegal use of secretions from a type of South American frog is at the heart of a recent doping scandal that threatened Oklahoma’s billion-dollar horse racing industry. (Comment ...Full Article

Oklahoma horse slaughter bill author denies financial motivation

NewsOK.com /Zeke Campfield | Published: March 18, 2013 Skye McNiel, R-Bristow, said she proposed House Bill 1999 to help the horse livestock economy and open up an outlet for people to ...Full Article

Outside groups line up on both sides of horse slaughter debate

Advocates for resuming horse slaughter in Oklahoma decry out-of-state critics, saying it’s an issue for Oklahomans alone to decide. But pro-slaughter groups from outside Oklahoma also are influencing the ...Full Article

Pro-slaughter Mouth Speaks of the Wonders of “Cheval”

(I apologize if you’ve just had a meal because you will probably lose it after reading the latest from Sue Wallis. On the other hand, consider it entertainment, which ...Full Article

Slaughter once again a hot, polarizing topic

Daily Racing Form / Jay Hovdey / March 15, 2013 So it’s once again into the breach, with federal legislation that would effectively ban the horse slaughter business in ...Full Article

Horse-Slaughter Plant’s Lawyer Says Opening Three Weeks Away

Bloomberg /Alan Bjerga - Mar 15, 2013 The lawyer for a New Mexico meat plant that wants to be the first to slaughter horses in the U.S. since 2007 says the facility may ...Full Article

Horsemeat Scandal Could Boost U.S. Beef Exports

UK consumers are turning to trusted suppliers such as the U.S. and Australia in light of a recent scandal in which processed beef containing horsemeat was widely sold in ...Full Article

Horse Meat Applicant’s Food Safety Is Questioned

NYTimes /Stephanie Strom / March 14, 2013 The New Mexico company seeking to become the first slaughter house for horses in the United States since 2007 drew complaints over ...Full Article