“The few remaining wild horses in Colorado just can’t catch a break. For years we fought via lawsuits to stop the assault and efforts of the BLM to zero out the few horses in the area (in favor of cattle and extraction interests). But even after they managed […]
Please Sign our Petition Appealing to President Obama to End Horse Slaughter Dear Friends, Right now, we have once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to stop the brutal slaughter of America’s wild and domestic equines by appealing directly to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to end this unspeakable practice […]
by Susan Wagner, President & Founder, Equine Advocates “Both major Presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have announced some disturbing appointments…” All of the progress that has been made since the last horse slaughterhouse operating in the U.S. closed in 2007 is in danger of being reversed. […]
Story by Aisling Maria Cronin as published in OneGreenPlanet This picture by the Wild Horse Freedom Federation reveals the heartbreaking reality of roundups. Animal agriculture certainly takes an enormous toll on our planet. It consumes around 70 percent of the Earth’s freshwater supplies, and the United Nations Food […]
By Mark Berman of the Washington Post Tongue-in-cheek mid-week break from the norm President Obama was in Denver on Tuesday and met a person wearing a horse head mask. This is obviously a pivotal moment for the country and the world, but with such an occasion comes a […]
Sources: Multiple – this rendition from (less headlines) The Kansas City Star Barrister for Failed Horse Slaughterhouse Issues Anti-Obama Rhetoric SANTA FE, N.M. — Animal protection advocates applauded President Barack Obama on Tuesday for proposing to continue a federal funding ban that’s blocking the resumption of commercial horse […]
By Josh Long as published in Food Product Design USDA is prohibited from inspecting facilities for horse slaughter throughout the remainder of the government’s fiscal year 2014 Albuquerque, N.M.—An annual budget signed by President Obama has rendered “moot” a lawsuit challenging horse slaughter, a lawyer representing animal-rights groups […]
Clearly noting federal budget restrictions, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources HAS turned down the permit request from Rains to butcher American horses for consumption by elite foreign interests.
The DNR said in a letter Thursday to David Rains, owner of Rains Natural Meats in Gallatin, that the agency has denied Rains’ permit request for his proposed horse slaughter operation because the new federal budget withheld funding for required federal inspections of equine slaughter facilities.
2014: No Horse Slaughter in the United States The specter of commercial horse slaughter returning to the U.S. was dealt a death blow Friday as President Barack Obama signed a budget measure that withholds funds for required federal inspections of horse slaughter operations. Toxic horse meat contamination entered […]
Source: By Kerry Drake as published at WyomingNews.com “The BLM has failed in its mission 100 percent, on purpose,” Ken Salazar may not have totally destroyed the Wild Horse and Burro Management Program while he was head of the Interior Department, but he made an already terrible situation […]