SAFE Act Seeks to End Horse Slaughter

July 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

June 26, 2019, Washington D.C. (USA): U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Susan Collins (R-Maine) recently introduced bipartisan legislation to permanently prohibit and make it a federal crime to slaughter horses for human consumption in the United States.  The legislation also bans any related interstate or foreign commercial activity, such [...]

Congress Just Took One Step in the Wrong Direction

July 13th, 2017|Categories: Features, Opinion, Training|Tags: |

The return of horse slaughter plants in the U.S. moved closer to fruition in yesterday’s committee vote. The Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday (July 12, 2017) to reopen horse slaughter plants in the United States. The committee’s vote removes the Amendment that blocks funding for Agricultural inspectors at horse slaughter [...]