Horse Slaughter Subcommittee Hearing and video

Abraham Lincoln with Horse, statue, Washington D.C.

H.R.961 — the Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2019 (or SAFE Act) — was introduced by Rep. Janice D. Schakowsky [D-IL-9] on February 4, 2019 and referred to the U.S. House Energy & Commerce and Agriculture committees, along with a Subcommittee of each. At long last an anti horse slaughter bill was given a… Continue reading Horse Slaughter Subcommittee Hearing and video

Who eats the most horse meat?

Ground horse meat. Source:

Horse meat consumption was written about in 2017 more than any other in recent times. Trends have changed very little since then. One article in particular caught our attention. It's by Brandon Gaille. Gaille starts out with, "Although horse meat consumption is actually illegal in some countries, most notably the United States, it is a… Continue reading Who eats the most horse meat?

H.R. 961 — Georgia and Hawaii

Call to Action — H.R. 961 Calling all residents of Georgia and Hawaii. Especially you Georgians! Let's get busy. Take action on behalf of horses and help get the cosponsors required to blast H.R. 961, The SAFE Act of 2019, out of Committee and onto the House Floor for debate and vote. When H.R. 961… Continue reading H.R. 961 — Georgia and Hawaii

Banned Drugs in Slaughter Horses and H.R. 961

H.R. 961 (the SAFE Act of 2019), pending in the U.S. House of Representatives, is designed "To prevent human health threats posed by the consumption of equines raised in the United States," which can only be accomplished by outlawing the slaughter of American horses. American horses are routinely given drugs potentially harmful or lethal to… Continue reading Banned Drugs in Slaughter Horses and H.R. 961