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Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

Animal welfare organizations support Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act WASHINGTON, D.C.— Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect…

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…