Help stop cruel transport of horses in double decker trucks

AWI (Animal Welfare Institute) Sept. 27, 2018 — The bipartisan Horse Transportation Safety Act (H.R. 4040)—led by Reps. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Walter Jones (R-NC)—would prohibit the interstate transportation of horses in a motor vehicle containing two or more levels stacked on top of one another. This measure would ensure that horses are not crammed in… Continue reading Help stop cruel transport of horses in double decker trucks

Horse on the Hill: Jan 13, 2008 (US)

THERE ARE SEVERAL key pieces of horse protection legislation that will be introduced in the 111th U.S. Congress. Here is the first. H. R. 305 HORSE TRANSPORT SAFETY ACT Background A bill banning the transport of horses in double decker trailers across the country was passed some years back, and essentially went into effect at… Continue reading Horse on the Hill: Jan 13, 2008 (US)

New law would ban double decker transport for Illinois horses

In the week since a truck packed with 59 horses flipped in Lake County, killing at least 18 horses and injuring dozens more, the public has mourned. Local, state and federal authorities have investigated. Horse lovers -- here and across the nation -- have mobilized to help and raise awareness. And now lawmakers are taking… Continue reading New law would ban double decker transport for Illinois horses