Illinois Horse Slaughter Bill Introduced

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An Illinois State Representative introduced a bill on Feb. 22 that would prohibit the transportation of horses in the state for the purpose of slaughter for human consumption.

State Rep. Robert Molaro (D-Chicago), who sponsored the bill (H.B. 1711), said, "It doesn't make any sense that they can slaughter horses for human consumption when in Illinois it is illegal to sell or consume

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