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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 to process and export horse meat, despite bitter opposition by animal rights activists. Supporters argue that a horse slaughtering facility in Oklahoma will provide a humane 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

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

Rep. Holt’s Crummy Trick

The Chattanoogan / Roy Exum / March 23. 2013 On the surface it appears that House Bill 1191 heading for a vote in the Tennessee Legislature next week appears ...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

US Anti-Slaughter Bill to be Reintroduced

The Western Producer – Canada/ Posted Mar. 11th, 2013 by Robert Arnason American politicians, animal welfare groups and horse lovers are expected to introduce a bill to the U.S. Congress this week that ...Full Article

Op-Ed: ERBE: Horse slaughter should remain banned

thegleaner,com / March 12, 2013 Here we go again. The soulless, heartless humans who make their living by slaughtering horses have managed to convince Congress and this supposedly liberal ...Full Article

Massive Insanity Strikes Arkansas Legislator

A lot of what I repost on Habitat for Horses pertains to the insanity surrounding the folks that slaughter horses for fun and profit. For real horse people, reading ...Full Article

Humane Society national office urges BLM to return Carson City wild horses back to public land

CarsonCityNow.org / Jeff Munson on Tue, 03/05/2013 The Humane Society of the United States is the latest animal rights organization to denounce the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to remove a ...Full Article

Advocates Concerned by Shipment of Horse Meat Through U.S. Ports

STEPHANIE STROM / February 27, 2013 / NYTimes (Expanded version of the story first published yesterday) As concerns over horse meat infiltrating products labeled ground beef grows among American consumers, an ...Full Article