Banning Equine Slaughter in the United States

On Feb. 14, Rep. Connie Morella of Maryland sponsored HR 3781, a bill that would make it illegal to slaughter horses for human consumption in the United States and prohibit horses from being transported to another country for slaughter. It also prohibits the transport of horseflesh intended for human consumption. The bill was co-sponsored by Representatives Benjamin Gilman and

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