The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity. -George Bernard Shaw

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Horse Slaughterhouses: Voice Your Opinion

"Some Texas lawmakers are trying to stop the slaughter of horses for their meat. New Federal legislation threatens to shut down the last two horse slaughterhouses operating in the U.S. They're both in Texas. [Editor's note: a third slaughterhouse is located in Illinois.]

News 4 WOAI obtained shot inside a horse slaughterhouse. Click here to view video (we can only show a portion of this video because it's so graphic).

Texas Congressman Martin Frost says the inhumane treatment of horses must end.

Others argue horse slaughterhouses provide a way to dispose of ailing horses and create valuable food for foreign countries.

What do you think of the practice of slaughtering horses for their meat? Send us an email:"


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