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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 of two polls released over the weekend provide conflicting information. The SoonerPoll conducted by Bill Shapard indicates that two-thirds,...

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The Western Producer - Canada/ Posted Mar. 11th, 2013 by Robert Arnason [caption id="attachment_16306" align="alignleft" width="247"] Reaction when told the news![/caption] American politicians, animal welfare groups and horse lovers are expected to introduce a bill to the U.S. Congress this week that could, effectively, shut down horse slaughter plants in Canada. Senator...

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Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="270"] Concerns related to the safety of horsemeat, especially of North American origin, have been previously raised. Kayla Grams/The HSUS[/caption] Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling...