States Ask to Retain Control of Equine Transport, Slaughter

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Lawmakers in two Western states have sponsored resolutions urging Congress to let state legislators make up their own minds about horse slaughter issues within their lines. Wyoming's House Joint Resolution (HJR 8) and Utah's House Joint Resolution (HJR 7) both argue the federal Conyers-Burton Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act (HR 503) interferes with states' rights to pursue private sector

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