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New Mexico

Placitas horse issue proving divisive

Humans encroaching on wild / feral horses is an issue that is becoming far more common as we keep spreading our neighborhoods into areas that were once considered too remote. Any mediator hired to resolve these issues should know what they are getting themselves into – there will be those who value property rights alone, Full Article

Video of New Mexico’s AG on lawsuit to stop horse slaughter

The Attorney General of New Mexico, Gary King, has put forward a lawsuit to stop Valley Meat from proceeding with horse slaughter. Mr. King touches on these salient points ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter Plant to Open January 1st, 2014

With a terrible history of repeatedly violating safety and environmental laws, New Mexico’s Valley Meat will now be slaughtering horses on January 1st. We can only hope New Mexico’s ...Full Article

New Mexico ranked as tops in animal abuse

Sound laws and a fair justice system is what makes a society civilized. States where there are fewer laws protecting animals will only serve those who wish to do ...Full Article

Valley Meat Company back in court Tuesday (Video)

ROSWELL, N.M. —The controversy surrounding the first horse slaughterhouse in the country continues as the number of protesters and petitioners grows. From: KOAT.com By: Angela Brauer From Transcript: Valley ...Full Article

Navajo Leader Drops His Support for Slaughter of Wild Horses on the Reservation

From: The New York Times By: Fernanda Santos PHOENIX — Under pressure by animal welfare groups and many of his own people, the president of the Navajo Nation, Ben ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS: USA Slaughterhouses Will Not Open Monday

(Before you break out the champagne, we won a Temporary Restraining Order, not a final ruling – Jerry) JERI CLAUSING / Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge on ...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

NM Facility On Hold

July 2, 2013, Huffington Post, Jeri Clausing ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal officials cleared the way Friday for a return to domestic horse slaughter, granting a southeastern New Mexico company’s application ...Full Article

Lift up the rock and let the sun shine in

Jerry Finch By now most of the world knows that the BLM received a rap on the knuckles from the National Academy of Sciences. If you haven’t heard, read ...Full Article