When Horse Slaughter Comes to Town: Opposition to Horse Slaughter

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There will always be animal welfare groups, advocates and horse loving citizens diligently working to bring a complete end to horse slaughter. Formal and Informal Polls State and nationwide polls show that the greater part of the American population is strongly opposed to horse slaughter. Some examples are: 1995: A national call in television poll… Continue reading When Horse Slaughter Comes to Town: Opposition to Horse Slaughter

Animals Angels and Animal Law Coalition call for push to ban horse slaughter

GAO Asked to Investigate Cruelty to Horses; Obama and Vilsack Asked to Push for Ban on Horse Slaughter Ithaca, New York (Advertiser Talk) 25-Jan-2010 — The Animal Law Coalition and Animals Angels have asked the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) to investigate gross violations of humane laws and regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture… Continue reading Animals Angels and Animal Law Coalition call for push to ban horse slaughter

Obama Administration blasted for secret holiday roundup of 1000s of NV wild horses

ANIMAL LAW COALITION Posted Dec 29, 2009 by lauraallen Roundup Begins Today Despite Federal Court Advice, Pending Federal Environmental Complaints and Violation of BLM Promise for Public Transparency Washington, DC (December 28, 2009) Public outrage is increasing as the Obama Administration proceeds with a controversial Christmas week roundup of thousands of wild Nevada mustangs despite… Continue reading Obama Administration blasted for secret holiday roundup of 1000s of NV wild horses

Congressional Cmte to call for halt on wild horse gathers (US)

Advocates have long been calling for a moratorium on the roundups and removal of America's wild horses and burros from our public lands, and further for an investigation into the conduct of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the government agency responsible for managing them. It appears we are getting closer to achieving those aims.… Continue reading Congressional Cmte to call for halt on wild horse gathers (US)

GAO asked to investigate cruelty to horses (US)

Source: Press Release Ithaca, New York (June 10, 2009) The Animal Law Coalition and Animals Angels have asked the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) to investigate gross violations of humane laws and regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in connection with the commercial slaughter of horses. The request for a GAO investigation comes… Continue reading GAO asked to investigate cruelty to horses (US)

Animal advocates decry Texas horse feedlot (US)

AN ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT By BETSY BLANEY Associated Press Writer © 2009 The Associated Press Cross-posted from the Houston Chronicle LUBBOCK, Texas — Animal health advocates want improvements made at a West Texas horse feedlot where they say live horses are feeding in pens as carcasses decompose in the open and that some horses eat… Continue reading Animal advocates decry Texas horse feedlot (US)

Study shows no increase in equine abuse following closure of horse slaughterhouses

Animal Law Coalition Press Release http://www.animallawcoalition.com Kanab, Utah (June 2, 2008) A nationwide study of equine abuse and neglect has recently been concluded by researchers working with the Animal Law Coalition. The data was taken from the national on-line database of reported animal abuse cases at http://www.petabuse.com. The study tabulated the number of reported cases… Continue reading Study shows no increase in equine abuse following closure of horse slaughterhouses