EQUINE WELFARE ALLIANCE PRESS RELEASE March 10, 2012 – Mountain Grove, MO (EWA) – A bizarre chain of events has followed the contentious meeting of the Mountain Grove City Council on March 6th concerning the Unified Equine proposal to build a horse slaughter plant near the town. Unified Equine CEO Sue Wallis claimed that the… Continue reading Horse slaughter promoter alleges death threats to YMCA Director
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Equine Welfare Alliance speaks out on ASPCA Poll
Poll finds big Ag horse slaughter promotion has backfired EQUINE WELFARE ALLIANCE PRESS RELEASE Chicago (EWA) – (Feb. 3, 2012) A poll conducted in January by Lake Research Partners for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) found that 80% of Americans are strongly opposed to horse slaughter. The highly respected… Continue reading Equine Welfare Alliance speaks out on ASPCA Poll
GAO follows horse slaughter lobby down the rabbit hole
Chicago (EWA) - The long awaited Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on horse welfare fell far short of the respectable reporting we have come to expect from the GAO, even raising questions as to the agency's credibility. The Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA) and Animal Law Coalition (ALC) have issued an exhaustive analysis and executive summary,… Continue reading GAO follows horse slaughter lobby down the rabbit hole
Pfizer sponsors live chat on “unwanted horses” and GAO slaughter report
PRESS RELEASE Equine Welfare Alliance EWA (June 19, 2011) -- A long overdue Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the effect of closing the US horse slaughter plants is scheduled for release on Wednesday, June 22. Although the report's contents are to be kept confidential until released, slaughter supporters have been indicating for months that… Continue reading Pfizer sponsors live chat on “unwanted horses” and GAO slaughter report
Horse Slaughter Sue: Inept, a liar or simply an inept liar?
No one takes on Horse Slaughter Sue better than R. T. Fitch of Straight from the Horse's Heart, or his great colleague John Holland of the Equine Welfare Alliance. In R.T.'s latest post, he and Holland address the latest fabrications contained in emails sent out over the past weekend to her followers, saying she has… Continue reading Horse Slaughter Sue: Inept, a liar or simply an inept liar?
Unwanted horse and slaughter propaganda travels to Canada
Written by JANE ALLIN Chief Research Analyst Just as in the U.S., the misleading and malicious notion of the “Unwanted Horse” has now transcended its origin to become Canadian terminology in response to the EU laws in effect for paperwork required in federal horse slaughter plants for horses destined to be sold for human consumption.… Continue reading Unwanted horse and slaughter propaganda travels to Canada
Horse slaughter trends 2006-2009
RESEARCH PAPER – Prepared by JOHN HOLLAND Equine Welfare Alliance Trends following the closing of the US plants show several unmistakable relationships. First, horse slaughter is clearly driven by demand and not by the number of available horses or even the slaughter capacity. The reason that capacity is not a factor is simply that there… Continue reading Horse slaughter trends 2006-2009
Wild Horses: How the Grinch Stole Equus (Video)
Laugh, cry, cringe, and shake your head in disgust as you learn about the dire straits America's wild horses are in, and tragically, why. There are plenty of creeps, goons and goblins bent on destroying them, but Ken Salazar (aka Ken Slaughter Czar) is the center of "How the Grinch Stole Equus," by John Holland.
Slaughtering the facts about horse slaughter
By John Holland Shawsville, Va. Times-Gazette readers should know that they are reading a very special publication. Following an article by guest columnist Bill Horne titled Law causes additional problems, The Times-Gazette became aware that the premise of the article was incorrect and that a proposed federal law against horse slaughter (which Horne blamed for… Continue reading Slaughtering the facts about horse slaughter
Run for your lives
By JOHN HOLLAND Bring in your children and potted plants and barricade your door…they’re coming! No, it is not Al Qaeda or even the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. The abandoned horses are coming and the destruction will be biblical! At least that is the message of sensationalized articles appearing all over the country. They warn that… Continue reading Run for your lives