MIKE PENPRASE reporting for News-Leader writes:
The owner of a Mountain Grove livestock auction where proponents of a horse slaughter operation plan to hold a meeting Monday [March 12th] said he doesn’t want news media on his property.
“I’ve been lambasted by the people who don’t want to see it,” Wright County Livestock Auction owner Nathan Kelly said Friday.
Kelly said news coverage of controversy surrounding a proposal by Unified Equine LLC to build a slaughterhouse between Mountain Grove and Cabool has inflamed the situation.
“I think the whole thing has been blown out of proportion,” Kelly said.
The meeting is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. in the auction barn at 9971 E. 20th St. Continue reading >>
Why close it to the media when Sue Wallis advertised it on Facebook? This is only the beginning of their woes in Missouri if they continue down this path.
Interested in going? A protest outside the grounds is being organized. People attending to protest horse slaughter are asked to bring your own signs and wear red t-shirts. The rally starts at 2 pm. Be sure to stay on the roadway so you are not trespassing on private property. Local television stations have been tipped off.
9871 East 20th Street
Mountain Grove, MO