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Roy Exum: Horse Breeders Still Scoff

The Chattanoogan -Monday, June 10, 2013 Several weeks ago the president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitor’s Association saw the handwriting on the wall and the group’s Executive Committee elected to support the far-reaching Whitfield Amendment that is now in Congress and will greatly strengthen the federal Horse Protection Act.  “We must rid Full Article

Roy Exum: Hypocrisy And Horses

The Chattanoogan.com | Thursday, May 23, 2013 | by Roy Exum I am still wincing over the fact a horrendous bill passed in the state legislature that would make whistle-blowers ...Full Article

Governor Haslam’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Veto Could Have National Impact

Food Safety News, May 14, 2013, Dan Flynn The veto by Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam of a bill requiring anyone taking pictures or shooting video of animal abuse ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Advocates Applaud Governor Haslam for Vetoing Ag-Gag Bill

Governor Cites Opinions that Bill is “Constitutionally Suspect,” “Appears to Repeal Parts of Tennessee’s Shield Law” and “Makes it More Difficult to Prosecute Animal Cruelty Cases” NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 13, ...Full Article

Roy Exum: America’s First ‘Ag-Gag’ Victim

The Chattanoogan.com, Saturday, May 04, 2013 – by Roy Exum The town of Draper City, Utah, finally became famous this week when Amy Meyer became the first American to be ...Full Article

More Time to Decide Whether to Sign or Veto TN “Ag-Gag”

Food Safety News, May 2, 2013 Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has longer to decide whether to sign the state’s “ag-gag” bill than Food Safety Newsoriginally reported. If signed, the bill ...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

Roy Exum: Notorious Horse Trainer Arrested

The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s office has received thousands of telephone calls, hundreds of letters and is expecting a petition bearing over 6,000 names from those ...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

Editorial: Animal abuse bill should draw a veto

The Tennessean, April 23, 2013 The Tennessee General Assembly slunk out of the capital last week, having again done more harm than good for the people they supposedly represent. ...Full Article