Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Emotional issue of slaughtering horses returns

Out of the spotlight for years, the gut-wrenching debate over slaughtering horses for human consumption is moving back to center stage.

Last month, what was effectively a ban on operating a company engaged in that practice was lifted. But Congress already is crafting a bill, called the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011, that would outlaw the practice again.

Read the rest of the article in the San Antonio Express-News...

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