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

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

"Poison Pill" Amendments Inserted into Anti-horse Slaughter Bill

Bill banning horse slaughter saddled with problems - Lexington,KY,USA
WASHINGTON - The House Agriculture Committee attached "poison pill" amendments yesterday to a bill designed to outlaw horse slaughter, potentially damaging the ...

Don't count DeLay out of House campaign yet
Dallas Morning News (subscription) - TX,USA
... Two House hearings put a spotlight last week on the US horsemeat industry, centered at slaughterhouses in Kaufman and Fort Worth. ...

Legendary Oilman Testifies Before Congress to Ban Horse Slaughter
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
... Although the slaughter of horses for human consumption is illegal in Pickens' home state of Texas, foreign-owned companies who process horsemeat here are using ...

Six amendments added to horse slaughter bill
Thoroughbred Times - Lexington,KY,USA
... Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns assume responsibility for all unwanted horses to starting a pilot program that would ban horse slaughter in Kentucky and ...

... The House version of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act progressed nicely through the House Energy and Commerce Committee last week, but then was ...

South Dakota Cattlemen's Association: eUpdate for July 28, 2006
Dakota Voice - Rapid City,SD,USA
... Agriculture. The topic of the hearing was Representative John Sweeney's (R-NY) HR 503, the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act. On ...

Powerful Oilman, T. Boone Pickens Applauded For Joining Crusade to ... (press release) - USA
... to convince Congress to enact the Horse Slaughter Prevention Act. ... of this shocking treatment of American race horses ... she founded Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue. ...


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