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Horse slaughter fight in New Mexico officially over (Video)

Hurray! If this is true, it is a great victory against horse slaughter in the United States. Now to stop the hundreds and hundreds of American horses sent to slaughter in Mexico and Canada. ~ HfH From: KRQE By: Emily Younger ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s official. The controversial horse slaughterhouse in New Mexico will Full Article

National debate on horse slaughter hits home in New Mexico

This article points out that there are Roswell locals who are against horse slaughter. The national media has at times portrayed the locals as being for horse slaughter. The ...Full Article

Judge extends restraining order, temporarily blocking opening of NM horse slaughterhouse

Horse slaughter in Roswell has been stopped! For now at least. ~ HfH From: Tribtown.com By: Jeri Clausing AP News SANTA FE, New Mexico — A Roswell company that ...Full Article

Horse slaughter — back again?

Most New Mexicans I have known are compassionate, intelligent people. Like everywhere in the US, there will be those few people who think that eating any animal is “ok” ...Full Article

Horse slaughterhouse opening on hold

Our hopes have come true, at least for a while, in New Mexico where a state judge has temporarily put a halt on horse slaughter due to the NM ...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

Dangers of Factory Farms Infographic

Although this infographic might not seem associated with horses, it is closely related. Equine feedlots, where horses are held prior to shipping to slaughter, often contain hundreds of animals, ...Full Article

Grand Opening Of Horse Slaughter Plants Foiled Again

In this article, Vickery Eckhoff also explains how media coverage of Valley Meat and horse slaughter issue has been skewed to the benefit of the pro-horse slaughter crowd. Be ...Full Article

Horse slaughterhouses – judge rules they can open and the efforts to stop this

The Humane Society of the United States will appeal an Albuquerque federal judge’s ruling yesterday that USDA inspections can begin as early as this coming week. There is all ...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