LAS CRUCES – A Roswell area meat-processing plant’s bid to begin slaughtering horses for human consumption in foreign markets has sparked a bipartisan backlash by high-profile state figures, including the governor.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Friday she is asking federal officials not to allow a southeastern New Mexico company to open the nation’s first slaughterhouse for horses since 2007.
Guest OpEd by Vicki Tobin ~ VP of the Equine Welfare Alliance “Oh Slaughterhouse $ue Wallis; How Sweet it IS!” Nothing gives me greater pleasure than to be in the middle of writing an editorial and having good news that eliminates the majority of my musings. I’ll save what’s […]