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Congress should work together to prohibit abuse of show horses

Rep. Whitfield is still fighting to get the PAST Act through Congress. May his colleagues read this and join in on supporting HR 1518. ~ HfH From: The Hill By: Representative Ed Whitfield On April 11, 2013, I, along with Reps. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.), Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) and Jim Full Article

Whitfield releases document showing names on ethics complaint

From: The Jackson Sun By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – Rep. Ed Whitfield released a redacted document Tuesday showing how the complaint filed against him with the House Ethics ...Full Article

Kentucky Congressman Denies Allegations of Ethical Misconduct

It is no surprise that The Big Lick crowd would not be pulling any punches in their push to stop the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act. The timing of ...Full Article

Whitfield exploring discharge petition on PAST Act

The discharge petition is to get the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act voted on before the Congress recesses for the summer. Rep. Whitfield needs 218 signatures to get ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse event hires veterinarians

While we still must pass the PAST Act to stop all soring…this maybe a step in the right direction. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By: Heidi Hall A new, ...Full Article

Randy Hultgren Urged to Co-Sponsor Bill to Stop Horse Abuse

Why is there such a push right now to get the PAST Act passed? The reason is pretty clear when you realize that our Congress has barely passed any ...Full Article

Call for Congress to pass anti-soring bill

We need to get this passed. The end of July is fast approaching and Congress will recess… action needs to be taken now before the momentum is lost. ~ ...Full Article

Stopping horse torture

There is still time to contact your representatives. In two more weeks, its going to get much tougher. If you have not done so, please look up your federal ...Full Article

Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

The thought that horse slaughter could at all be introduced into the upcoming agricultural budget is appalling. We can thank Oklahoma GOPer Rep. Markwayne Mullin for introduce amendments to ...Full Article

300 U.S. Representatives cosponsor Horse Soring Legislation

From: Humane Society Press Release WASHINGTON (July 10, 2014) —A federal bill to protect Tennessee walking horses from the cruel practice known as “soring” reached a congressional milestone by ...Full Article