Amendment Tries to End Horse Transport for Slaughter

An amendment to HR 3684, an infrastructure bill, would ban the transportation of horses across state lines or to Canada or Mexico for slaughter for human consumption, according to a news release by Animal Wellness Action.

The measure follows reports of ‘horse laundering‘ associated with the government’s adoption incentive program.

A related bill, the SAFE Act, has been stymied by agriculture interests and pro-slaughter members of Congress.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s