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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  • It's a new tourist-friendly era at Kentucky's famed horse farms - Stars and Stripes
    ... thoroughbred aftercare — retraining and caring for horses after their ... as a horrified tourist was asking, "Ferdinand was slaughtered?" ...
    06/16/2016 - 3:02 pm | View Link
  • N.C. man makes living on horse slaughter - USA Today
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 100,000 horses were slaughtered in three U.S. facilities in 2006, the last full...
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  • Political climate isn't good for Big Oil or common sense: Susan ... - Los Angeles Daily News
    Before fossil fuels, people cut trees to heat their homes, slaughtered whales to make lamp oil, and bothered horses when they needed to go...
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  • It’s a new tourist-friendly era at Kentucky’s famed horse farms - Washington Post
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  • Tiger investigation uncovers slaughterhouse - Brisbane Times
    ... was used to hold live tigers before they were slaughtered for their ... They include boars, horses, deer, cattle and a male lion which ...
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    10/26/2015 - 5:19 pm | View Website
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