House Subcommittee Hears Slaughter Testimony

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Animal rights advocates are urging lawmakers to pass a bill banning the slaughter of U.S. horses for consumption abroad, arguing the practice is inhumane. Opponents of the proposal say it would actually increase cruelty in the form of abandonment, abuse and neglect.

Witnesses at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing Thursday recounted graphic stories of the methods of slaughter and

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