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Horse law could nip Fallin’s re-election bid

Capitol Report, Wayne Greene / TulsaWorld.com / March 31, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY – House Bill 1999 – the one that would legalize horse slaughterhouses in Oklahoma – is the sort of visceral, divisive issue that newspapers love and politicians hate. Education policy or infrastructure repair or workers compensation reform might matter more in the long Full Article

Okla. governor ends ban on horse-meat processing, says humane alternative for abandoned horses

Washington Post / Associated Press, Published: March 29 OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities ...Full Article

USDA Horsemeat Inspections Funded Through 2013

TheHorse.com / Pat Raia / March 28, 2013 Federal legislation intended to fund U.S. government agencies will continue provide revenue for USDA inspections at horse processing plants located in ...Full Article

Oklahoma officials looking into alleged horse violations

A criminal investigation is under way into fraudulent veterinary health forms being used to transport horses through Oklahoma, the state’s secretary of agriculture says. The state’s multicounty grand jury ...Full Article

Horse slaughter bill goes to Oklahoma governor

Oklahoma Senate approves a horse slaughter measure 32-14. newsok.com /Michael McNutt | Published: March 26, 2013 The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow horse slaughter in Oklahoma, ...Full Article

Canadians see horse sales lag in wake of European scandal

Western Producer /Mar. 11th, 2013 by Barb Glen The price for slaughter horses in Alberta has been cut in half by recent discoveries in Europe that beef has been combined with ...Full Article

Moran Calls on USDA to Deny Horse Slaughter Facility Permits

Office of Rep. Jim Moran Requests agency include slaughter ban in FY ’14 budget Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection ...Full Article

Horse slaughter opponents spur last-minute efforts to kill Oklahoma legislation

Passage of a bill that would allow the slaughter of horses in Oklahoma is expected to be taken up this week. Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, says ...Full Article

Oklahoma: Horse Slaughter Debated

Norman Transcript, Mike Hinton, March 25, 2013 NORMAN — Whether Oklahomans support or oppose the slaughter of horses in the state depends upon which polling data you believe. Results ...Full Article

Response to a Pro-Slaughter Comment

While I seldom respond to comments, when a pro-slaughter person writes and expresses their view in a way that requires a response, I believe that opens a way to ...Full Article