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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 of two polls released over the weekend provide conflicting information. The SoonerPoll conducted by Bill Shapard indicates that two-thirds, or 66 percent, of Oklahomans object to Full Article

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 ...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

Roy Exum: The Genesis Awards Really Matter

The Chatanoogan.com, Roy Exum, March 17, 2013 There will be a huge Hollywood gala at the Beverly Hilton this Saturday night and I’m told that if I want to ...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

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

“But what can we do?” – Here’s the answer.

“The legislators in Oklahoma have no intention of listening to anyone other than those sticking money in their pockets!” “If this country is so against horse slaughter, why does ...Full Article

HSI/Canada Calls for a Prohibition on Horse Slaughter after Cruelty in Canadian Facilities Exposed

Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling for a federal prohibition on ...Full Article

Horsemeat Scandal Illustrates Need for Federal Action

Humane Society Legislative Fund, February 26, 2013 A food scandal has rocked Europe, where products labeled as beef—everything from frozen lasagna to Swedish meatballs—have tested positive for horsemeat. But it’s not just in ...Full Article

The American Horse Christmas Tree

The Celebration didn’t happen. There is no star shining brightly on the top of the tree. Many supporters may remember the first lighting of the American Horse Christmas Tree, ...Full Article