3rd Edition, Revised and Updated March 28, 2012
“When Horse Slaughter Comes to Town” is a 25-page, fully referenced document for use in lobbying against horse slaughter.
It covers the following topics:
Part 1: Environmental Impact
Sample Idea: Noxious drugs are not only present in the meat intended for human consumption overseas but also in the waste water and sludge produced during processing.
Sample Idea: Horse slaughter facilities are economically insignificant for the communities in which they are situated.
Part 3: Legal Implications
Sample Idea: Legislation and government oversight activities have failed to protect horses from the cruelties inherent to slaughter or toxic horse meat from entering the human food chain.
Part 4: Opposition to Horse Slaughter
Sample Idea: There will always be animal welfare groups, advocates and horse loving citizens diligently working to bring a complete end to horse slaughter.
Part 5: Alternatives to Horse Slaughter
Sample Idea: Slaughter is a useless as a tool for controlling the unwanted horse population.
Part 6: Conclusion
Sample Idea: When horse slaughter comes to town, environmental hazards, economic woes, and the stigma associated with the cruelties inherent to killing horses for their meat, are only a part of the price the community pays.
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When Horse Slaughter Comes To Town-March 28, 2012
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