US House Committee passes anti-slaughter amendment

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The U.S. House of Representatives' Agricultural Appropriations Committee voted 25-23 in favor of the Farr-Dent amendment which prevents the funding necessary for the USDA to conduct horse meat inspections for another year. This type of legislative action to end horse slaughter in America was first taken in 2007. Only once has Congress failed to pass… Continue reading US House Committee passes anti-slaughter amendment