House Rejects Funding for Horse Slaughter Plant Inspections

The U.S. House voted once more to stop spending money on inspections of horse slaughter plants.

The measure, approved late Thursday, was part of a $91 billion spending bill for farm subsidies and nutrition programs.

Two horse slaughter plants were operating in Texas and one in Illinois, but court fights led to their shutdown over the past year. (A July 18 decision by a

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