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Banning Double-Deck Trailers For All Horses

Paramus Post, August 5, 2013,Mel Fabrikant Menendez, Kirk Reintroduce Horse Transportation Safety Act Of 2013   Bipartisan legislation would prohibit interstate transport of horses in double-decker trailers WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) have reintroduced the Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2013, which would prohibit the interstate transportation of Full Article

Redford, Richardson Join Lawsuit

By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Robert Redford and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson on Monday joined the divisive debate against a return to domestic ...Full Article

U.S. approves second horse slaughterhouse, but renews bid for ban

July 3, 2013, Reuters, Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The government approved a horse slaughter plant in Iowa on Tuesday, its second such move in four days, but at ...Full Article

More Letters From the Dark Side

(Before I let Sweet Sue have her say in the letter she is sending out to her followers, let me share a few thoughts with you. From the sunny ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Neigh’ To The Ag-Gag Bill

The Chattanoogan, May 13, 2013 There will be two pivotal events in Tennessee this week that will thrill horsemen and their families all around the world. Later today Bill ...Full Article

Udall wants to give Anti-Doping Agency power to police horse races with simulcast wagering

Alamogordo Daily News, Milan Simonich, Texas-New Mexico Newspapers, 05/04/2013 SANTA FE – Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. ...Full Article

Lawmaker likens animal cruelty investigations to “tape and rape”

(Note – Holt’s comments are beyond disgusting. Sadly, far too many politicians forget the reason they were originally elected to office. While the majority of the people he supposedly ...Full Article

OpEd: Stop animal abuse bill in its tracks

The Tennessean. OpEd OUR VIEW We are continually reminded of the vigilance that is required to eradicate a culture of violence in our state and our nation — violence ...Full Article

OpEd: Cruelty to farm animals demands exposure

Washington Post, April 26, 2013 SO GUT-WRENCHING are the images — cows being shocked, turkeys being stomped, horses being burned with chemicals, piglets kicked like soccer balls — that the videos ...Full Article

A lot of news – all at once…

Usually I try to break the news down into the most important articles, but today a lot of information came across the wires. Rather than posting all the articles, ...Full Article