Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered For Meat In Us

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month....

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  • Recovery from accident - Lincoln Journal Star
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    05/12/2015 - 10:38 am | View Link
  • Why Americans should be eating more horse - Business Insider
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    05/11/2015 - 3:37 pm | View Link
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  • Washington County Group Rescues Three Baby Horses From Slaughtering
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    05/22/2015 - 10:36 am | View Link
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    05/20/2015 - 5:11 am | View Link
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  • Horse Slaughter
    Horse Slaughter - A detailed study of horse slaughter and those who promote horse slaughter and make money from the killing of American horses for human consumption
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  • Horse Slaughter | ASPCA
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  • Horse Slaughter
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  • Angel Acres Horse Have Rescue
    Each year over 100,000 horses are shipped to Canada and Mexico to be brutally slaughtered, many are healthy, sound, and sane.
    05/25/2015 - 12:43 pm | View Website
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