Media Update: Horse Slaughter Debate Comes to PBS/NPR Radio on Friday
“Sound Off with Sasha”
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Horses are an important part of our history…We built a Nation on their back…conquered and tilled the land with them, fought and won wars with them, created the first postal and transportation system with them. — Are we now going to slaughter them for foreign consumption?
Discussing the plight of horses and the legislation regarding horse slaughter, are:
- Madeleine Pickens, Philanthropist Businesswoman, dedicated to protect wild Mustangs, by creating an eco-sanctuary that would be good for horses, taxpayers, and a boost for tourism in Nevada
- Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, taking a leading role in animal protection, and law reform that targeting inhumane practices
- R.T. Fitch, Co-founder and President of the Wild Horse Freedom Federation and the author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart: A Spiritual Ride through Love, Loss and Hope”
- Rep. Sue Wallis, Wyoming State Legislator, a proponent and advocate for Horse Slaughter plants, that will end unnecessary pain and suffering for abandoned, starving horses, being processed under the U.S. Humane Methods of Slaughter Act. The plants will create jobs, and increase revenue for the community. She estimates between 120,000 to 200,000 horses will be killed annually for human consumption .
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