HSUS – A Deflection for Sacia’s Pro-Horse Slaughter Stance

A recent article in The Journal Standard, "AT THE CAPITOL, You Can’t Change the Facts on HSUS," authored by Illinois State Representative Jim Sacia, is a clear example of deflection. Sacia deflects criticism from himself for his pro-horse slaughter stance by pointing a finger at Wayne Pacelle of HSUS (who he refers to as "Big… Continue reading HSUS – A Deflection for Sacia’s Pro-Horse Slaughter Stance

Candidate opposed to horse slaughter seeks to oust Sacia this November

State Rep. Jim Sacia, who has been introducing legislation to reverse the ban on horse slaughter in Illinois since it was outlawed, may face a reversal of his own. Sacia faces Democratic candidate Victoria Grizzoffi in this year's November elections. Grizzoffi is against horse slaughter. Refreshingly, Grizzoffi does not mind saying so. In a recent… Continue reading Candidate opposed to horse slaughter seeks to oust Sacia this November

DeKalb Plan Commission rejects reopening of slaughterhouse

Cross-posted from the Daily Chronicle Written by ELENA GRIMM DeKALB – After about a dozen people who live, work or own property near a former slaughterhouse gave reasons why slaughtering activity shouldn’t reappear, a developer’s request was not recommended by the DeKalb Plan Commission. In a 4-0 vote, the Plan Commission did not recommend a… Continue reading DeKalb Plan Commission rejects reopening of slaughterhouse