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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 Caucus, today sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack calling on the USDA to deny permit applications for horse slaughter facilities, citing concerns with 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

New Mexico slaughterhouse employee shoots his pro-slaughter friends

Editorial: Despite his attempt to prove his manhood and expert marksmanship by killing a horse from one inch away, Tim Sappington, former employee of Roswell, NM, Valley Meat, fired a ...Full Article

Confirmed by Equine Welfare Alliance: US Horsemeat Banned in EU

HaroldOnline.com / Equine Welfare Alliance / March 21, 2013 CHICAGO, MARCH 20, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Since Congress lifted the ban on USDA inspections of horse meat, several small shuttered cattle ...Full Article

Fox News: US companies seek final approval to start slaughtering horses for food

Vote in the poll - CLICK HERE – unlimited voting Barnini Chakraborty, Published March 20, 2013, FoxNews.com About eight miles outside of Roswell, N.M., a shuttered cattle farm is getting ready to ...Full Article

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 ...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