Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered For Meat In Us

Horse Meat

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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    I relate to blue-collar, salt-of-the-earth people. This case is so very evil and heartbreakng. Not only was Jack, an innocent righteous man SLAUGHTERED like a Rat in front of his wife and nephew, but other people's lives have been threatened and destroyed.
    02/25/2017 - 10:15 am | View Link
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  • Utah lawmakers set out to wrangle wild horses from BLM’s control – and possibly slaughter them for meat
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    02/23/2017 - 7:03 am | View Link
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    02/22/2017 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • URGENT: BLM Advisory Board votes to slaughter 44,000 ...
    DO NOT KILL THOSE BEAUTIFUL HORSES!!! They are living creatures and have a right to live. Do not slaughter them. Set them free on the wilderness lands and let them ...
    02/22/2017 - 11:23 am | View Website
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    02/21/2017 - 9:11 pm | View Website
  • Horse slaughter
    Horse slaughter is the practice of slaughtering horses to produce meat for consumption. Human beings have consumed horse meat since the earliest days of human history ...
    02/21/2017 - 4:53 pm | View Website
  • Horse Slaughter : The Humane Society of the United States
    Protect U.S. Horses from Slaughter "The horse has been our loyal companion for thousands of years, which makes slaughtering horses for human consumption appalling ...
    02/21/2017 - 1:59 am | View Website
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