Declan Gregg. Source Image.

Greenland NH boy fights for horses

Declan Gregg. Source Image.
Declan Gregg. Source Image.

GREENLAND, NH — Feb. 12, 2012) A shy, soft-spoken local boy is raising his voice to tell his representatives in Concord and Washington that horse slaughter is cruel and inhumane.

Nine-year-old Declan Gregg has already testified in front of the N.H. House Environment and Agriculture Committee and next month will travel with his mother, Stacie Gregg, to Washington, D.C., to present letters to Congress as part of the Million Horse March children’s letter-writing campaign to stop horse slaughter.

Horse slaughter is a controversial topic in the United States. Though horse meat is not typically consumed in this country, it is considered a delicacy in places like France, Belgium and Japan, according to Joanne Bourbeau, northeastern regional director for the Humane Society of the United States. Continue reading >>



BulletLetter-writing campaign:

Send letters opposing horse slaughter to PO Box 614, Greenland, NH 03840

BulletLetter-writing party at the N.H. SPCA

When: Sunday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: N.H. SPCA, 104 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham

What: SPCA is hosting a party to help Declan Gregg acquire letters written by children opposed to horse slaughter, which he will take to Washington, D.C. to present to lawmakers.

Cross-posted from SeacoastOnline News
Written by JOEY CRESTA

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