New York remains thoroughfare for horses trucked to Canadian slaughterhouse

The Times Union | Rebekah F. Ward | March 2022 Rebeka Ward writes: SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — The footage of Tender Boy appeared on TikTok in late December. Posted by a rescue group, the video showed the New York thoroughbred with bloodied hindquarters and ribs visible through his emaciated flanks as he hobbled in front of a “kill pen”… Continue reading New York remains thoroughfare for horses trucked to Canadian slaughterhouse

Activists sue BLM for selling wild horses to ‘kill buyers’

REUTERS (16 June 2021) — An animal advocacy group has accused the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Denver federal court of running a wild-horse adoption program that fails to prevent their resale to slaughter facilities that process them for meat, in violation of prohibitions by Congress and of federal law. In a complaint filed on Monday,… Continue reading Activists sue BLM for selling wild horses to ‘kill buyers’

Probing the link between slaughterhouses and violent crime

In a recent study, a University of Windsor criminology professor found that abattoirs consistently mean higher crime rates. Cross-posted excerpts from The Star Written by SARAH BARMAK "To author Upton Sinclair, the hellish world of factory slaughterhouses was as dangerous to human beings as it was to pigs. He filled his 1906 novel The Jungle… Continue reading Probing the link between slaughterhouses and violent crime