Wild Horse Freedom Federation partners with the ASPCA and others in a CAll TO ACTION! Tuesday is National Call-In Day NEW: S. 541/H.R. 1094—The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act Sponsors: Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Representatives Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). ASPCA/WHFF […]
Source: L.L. Woodard | Yahoo! Contributor Network Fields, Senate author of HB 1999, explained that should the governor sign the measure into law, any horse slaughter facilities within Oklahoma would likely not be in operation for another two to three years Oklahoma House Bill 1999 , a measure […]
Source: Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY The discovery in Europe of horse meat disguised as beef has intensified the debate over the slaughter of horses for food. Oklahoma just voted to allow it, but there are no federal inspectors. The fight over using horses for food grew louder Tuesday […]
Click (HERE) to visit the ASPCA Advocacy Center NEW: S. 541/H.R. 1094—The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act Sponsors: Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Representatives Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). ASPCA Position: Support Action Needed: Call and email your U.S. senators and representative […]
Source: By Chris Good of ABC News “Horses sent to slaughter are often subject to appalling, brutal treatment,” A trio of U.S. lawmakers is saying “no” to horse meat. The U.S. is set to begin slaughtering horses again for the first time in six years, and recent news […]
held a press conference last Wednesday with members of Congress, celebrities and citizen advocates to push for passage of my legislation, the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act. If passed, this would prohibit the inhumane killing of American horses for human consumption in the United States and stop the transport of horses across the border to Canada and Mexico for slaughter.
Washington – Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., brought some celebrity power to the Capitol Wednesday to build support for her legislation that would prohibit inhumane killing of American horses for food. Actress Bo Derek, best known for the 1979 romantic comedy,”10,” and speaking for the Animal Welfare Institute, pushed for passage of the bill. So did Amy Nelson, singer Willie Nelson’s daughter, and Raelyn Nelson, his granddaughter, saying they were speaking on Nelson’s behalf and his love for horses.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., teamed with celebrities Bo Derek and John Corbett on Wednesday to tout her horse slaughter ban legislation during a “Horses on the Hill” event.
On Tuesday, when I woke up in the morning, I was really anxious to go testify during the press conference at noon. I couldn’t wait to go and practiced my speech a few times in our hotel room. My mom also told me that I had an email from Senator Mary Landrieu’s (GA) office, asking to meet me. I couldn’t believe that a Senator asked to meet me! I went swimming in the hotel pool for a little while and it was all I could think about.
Breaking News: ASPCA Research Confirms Americans Strongly Oppose Slaughter of Horses for Human Consumption
NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced in a newly released poll conducted by Lake Research Partners that 80 percent of American voters are opposed to the slaughter of U.S. horses for human consumption. The nationwide survey reveals that Americans oppose horse slaughter overwhelmingly regardless of their gender, political affiliation, whether they live in an urban or rural area, or their geographic location. Further, it confirms that a vast majority of horse owners are also against the slaughtering of our nation’s equines.