Horse slaughter a necessary evil say some in Illinois

Whoa, look, another one of those awful stories about horse activists supporting horse slaughter. Horse slaughter supporters call it a "necessary evil." By their own words it is evil; however, it is not and never has been necessary. Illinois State Rep. Jim Scacia wants to bring horse slaughter back to Illinois, filing yet another bill… Continue reading Horse slaughter a necessary evil say some in Illinois

Move to legalize horse slaughter in Illinois on again

Hold Your Horses! This Action Alert is Now Closed. Thank You! URGENT ACTION REQUIRED The Sacia bill to overturn the Illinois ban on horse slaughter is once again on the docket for today. The House Committee on Drivers Education and Safety will meet tomorrow at 2:30 pm. Please call the following committee members and ask… Continue reading Move to legalize horse slaughter in Illinois on again

Horse on the Hill: March 11, 2008

By VIVIAN GRANT Committee stops horse slaughter bill ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPRINGFIELD — A House committee Wednesday [March 5, 2008] put a stop to a local lawmaker’s push to reopen the DeKalb horse slaughterhouse. The committee voted 5-2 to stop the bill from moving forward. Rep. Jim Sacia, R-Pecatonica, the bill’s sponsor, said he will… Continue reading Horse on the Hill: March 11, 2008