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No other legislation with such overwhelming support as the horse protection bills receive, have ever been denied a vote for this long. (referring to The American Horse Slaughter Protection Act)

Lake Associates conducted a poll in 2012 reflecting that 80% of Americans oppose horse slaughter. This is an increase of 10% over previous polls.

                             A Blast from the Past! 

112th Congressional Cosponsors of House Legislation (sorted by state)
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111th Congressional Cosponsors of House Legislation (sorted by state)
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      Cavel   [last horse slaughterhouse closed in Sept 2007 by IL state law]




These are documents containing the testimony before Congress in 2006 on HR 503. The testimony from Beaver is the one that has been widely circulated because she may have perjured herself not once, but twice by stating that the CBG provides instant death. The CBG is designed to stun, not kill.

                  Pro Horse:  Anti Horse:            
                  Hogan  Beltex
                  Sweeney  Beaver
                  AHDF Summary Debate  

This is testimony before the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary: The Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Hearing on H.R. 6598, the Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act: July 31 2008

   Pro Horse: Anti Horse: 
   Liz Ross: Animal Welfare Institute  Corey: DVM *
   Dr. John Boyd: National Black Farmers Association  Charles Stenholm   
   Dr. Nicholas Dodman: Vets for Equine Welfare  
   Wayne Pacelle: HSUS  

                   * Note: this is the same Corey that is currently heading the Unwanted Horse Coalition

         And last but not least, let's remember what horses have meant to this country and the sphere in which they are held.