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Legislators Reintroduce Legislation to End Cruel Method of Horse Transport

Photo by Julie Caramante WASHINGTON, (AWI) – The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) welcomes the reintroduction of the Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2014, by Representatives Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY). The bill, which prohibits the hauling of horses…

Things Are Heating Up on the Hill

Sen. Landrieu Presses to End Horse Slaughter at ‘Horses on the Hill’ Event Urges Congress to pass the Safeguard American Food Exports Act   WASHINGTON—Today, at the “Horses on the Hill” event, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., joined Rep.…

AWI Taking Illinois Threat Seriously

Urge Your Representative to Vote NO on HB 5382 A bill to reopen cruel horse slaughter plants in Illinois Dear Illinois Humanitarian, Urgent calls are needed to protect equine welfare in the state of Illinois. Please contact your Illinois State…