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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  • Anoka County History: Transporting troops to the war zone - Coon Rapids Herald
    ... a book I read about Native Americans who did not have horses until the ... Mississippi, which is now Illinois, where a tribe was slaughtered by ...
    01/26/2015 - 4:31 am | View Link
  • Attempting to digest Food in the Boot -
    Nearby, butcher Ettore Pedergnana opened his own small abattoir (slaughterhouse) after witnessing one of his horses slaughtered in a manner he...
    01/21/2015 - 1:44 pm | View Link
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    01/28/2015 - 3:31 am | View Link
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  • Horse killer Michael O'Connell sentenced a minimum of 18 months' jail
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    01/22/2015 - 4:50 am | View Link
  • A year after the crime that shocked SA
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  • Why you really should (but really can't) eat horsemeat
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    06/12/2013 - 3:48 am | View Link
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    02/9/2013 - 10:17 pm | View Link
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  • Americans Against Horse Slaughter
    Americans Against Horse Slaughter is a non-funded, grassroots movement comprised of supporters for a federal ban on the slaughter of American horses for human ...
    01/31/2015 - 2:32 am | View Website
  • 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
    01/31/2015 - 12:01 am | View Website
  • Horse Slaughter : The Humane Society of the United States
    Tell Congress to Protect U.S. Horses from Slaughter . The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act, H.R. 1094/S. 541, will permanently keep horse slaughter plants ...
    01/30/2015 - 6:25 pm | View Website
  • Horse Slaughter Fact Sheet
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    01/30/2015 - 8:02 am | View Website
  • The Facts about Horse Slaughter : The Humane Society of ...
    Supporters of horse slaughter put forth many arguments to support their position. But if you look at the facts, you'll see the truth: The slaughter of horses for meat ...
    01/29/2015 - 1:25 pm | View Website
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