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U.S. House Leaders Introduce Federal Legislation to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

Animal welfare organizations support Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 12, 2017) — Federal lawmakers have introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export of American horses for…

ASPCA Commends Senate Committee for Vote to Prohibit Horse Slaughter in America

Appropriations bill will prevent U.S. horse slaughter operations in FY2017 by eliminating funding for horse slaughter inspections WASHINGTON—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for…

ASPCA Commends Historic House Committee Vote to Prohibit Slaughter

Appropriations bill will prevent horse slaughter operations from opening in the U.S. for FY2017 by eliminating funding for horse slaughter inspections WASHINGTON—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S.…

ASPCA Commends the Maryland Horse Council for Endorsing a Federal Ban on Horse Slaughter in the U.S.

  MHC is the first state horse council to join the fight against horse slaughter WASHINGTON—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commended the Maryland Horse Council (MHC) for adopting an official policy position…

Loxahatchee Slaughter Horses Desperate for Help

The horrifying news of authorities in Palm Beach County raiding three illegal slaughterhouses in Loxahatchee, FL Tuesday morning has left our community speechless and in shock.  Over 1000 animals have been rescued from appalling conditions and it is now our…

Looming Outrage: Fort Polk Creates Danger to Horses and Humans

KISATOCHIE, LA (Wild Horse Education) –  According to the Army nearly 700 horses roam an area of Louisiana that falls under the jurisdiction of the military base at Fort Polk. They are claiming the horses pose a threat to the safety…

Activists Allege ProSlaughter Group, Protect the Harvest, Endangers NV Wild Horses

RENO (Wild Horse Education) – “Horse slaughter proponent Dave Duquette of Protect the Harvest, and rancher Kevin Borba of Eureka, have been  hauling water and drawing wild horses off a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Herd Management Area (HMA),” said Laura…

ASPCA Touts Senate on Horse Slaughter Vote

ASPCA Commends Senate Committee Vote to Prohibit Horse Slaughter in America Appropriations bill would eliminate funding for horse slaughter inspections for one year and increase farm animal protections at federal agricultural facilities WASHINGTON—The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of…