House Subcommittees Hear Slaughter Bill

In late July, two House subcommittees heard testimonies from horse industry leaders on H.R. 503, a bill to ban horse slaughter. On July 27, Agricultural Subcommittee members voted 37-3 to send the bill to the House floor and strongly recommended against its passage.

Before casting their votes, several legislators proposed what Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), the head of agricultural committee,

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