Thursday, February 23, 2012

Horses slaughter

  • HARRISBURG - A Chester County woman accused of selling thoroughbreds for slaughter after promising to put them up for adoption will avoid prison by agreeing to enter a first-offender program.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • GREENLAND — Nine-year-old Declan Gregg is on a mission to save as many horses from reaching the slaughter houses as he possibly can.
  • (Fosters Daily Democrat)
  • She said lawmakers need to take this information into consideration when voting on legislation.
  • (Santa Maria Sun)
  • Unified Equine has been working on its business model for two years, and when federal legislation in November brought back the ability for the USDA to inspect horse slaughter plants, the Wyoming company got serious about finding its flagship location.
  • (KYTV)
  • Lovers of horses, our problems with horse slaughter continue. Are you ready to buy horsemeat for your dinners? There are those in the government that want you to serve horsemeat. Horse slaughter is now legal again, within the borders of the United States.
  • (Examiner)
  • But on that recent afternoon, Hauenstein was making a statement. The 39-year-old horse trainer has come south from Santa Barbara County to protest the commercial slaughter of horses.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • When the last three horse slaughter plants operated in the U.S., they employed fewer people than a strip mall in low-paying, dangerous, high-stress jobs. The companies that owned them were all foreign-owned, so their profits went overseas.
  • (Iowa State Daily)
  • The lawyer for a woman accused of sending horses to slaughter instead of finding them homes as she allegedly promised said the issue of horse slaughter has been "like the crazy uncle in the basement nobody is talking about.
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  • two puncture wounds under the chin and thats basically how the horse is bled out, Animal Rescue Missions horse slaughter investigator Richard Couto told Local10. And the throat was slashed, but it took a while for this horse to die.
  • (Huffington Post)

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