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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 dispose of their horses. Critics, however, call it a conflict of interest meant to boost finances at her grandparent’s horse auction, the largest in the state. 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

Four New Slaughterhouses Set to Open

FRONT RANGE EQUINE RESCUE DISCOVERS SEVERAL NEW APPLICATIONS FOR HORSE SLAUGHTER FACILITIES LARKSPUR, COLORADO – Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) has received copies of four previously undiscovered applications for ...Full Article

A Personal Request From Habitat for Horses

They seem to come in every couple of days – used, abused and neglected, every color and kind of horse imaginable, plus donkeys of assorted types and colors. Usually ...Full Article

A Renewed Effort to Stop the Slaughter of American Horses

This morning at a Capitol Hill press conference, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Reps. Pat Meehan, R-Pa., and Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., joined animal welfare groups, equestrians, and ...Full Article