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A SAD DAY FOR U.S. HORSES: Federal Officials Approve New Mexico Horse Slaughter Plant Application / Abcnews.Go.Com

Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Horses, Horse Slaughter, N.M. Horse Slaughter Application Approve, OUTRAGE! )

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Feds cleared the way today for a return to domestic horse slaughter by granting a southeastern New Mexico company's application to convert its cattle facility into a horse processing plant. Applications from Iowa and Missouri are soon to follow.

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Christeen A (377)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 12:36 am
This sickens me.

Veronique L (209)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 3:24 am
:'( it breaks my heart

Danuta W (1248)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 4:37 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 5:55 am

Melania Padilla (122)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 6:06 pm
Shame! It's not only about governments or whatever entities approvin this, if people didn't eat meat this wouldn't happen

Süheyla C (234)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 7:02 pm

Phil Wood (210)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 7:28 pm
We've got to think of some way to fix our national horse problem. Too many folks are breeding horses for no good reason from inferior stock and then not wanting to take responsibility for the offspring. Myself I'm much more angry hearing about poor animals starved to death because of neglect because the owners no longer want to take care of the animals. In Missouri we even have cases of people putting horses on other people's property.

paula eaton (30)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 7:59 pm
The cattle/livestock/pro-slaughter groups got their wish. In Missouri the governor will sign the paperwork for horse slaughter. This is sickening. I am really ticked off about this.

Sheila S (52)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 9:24 pm
What's wrong with this picture?:
"Since Congress has not yet acted to ban horse slaughter inspection, (the agriculture department) is legally required to issue a grant of inspection today to Valley Meats in Roswell, N.M., for equine slaughter," USDA spokeswoman Courtney Rowe said.

Katie & Bill D (107)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 10:46 pm
May have to watch our Meat now too! Yuck! This does sicken us!
To think these Beautiful Animals have this ending!
Thank You

Lynn D (0)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 11:24 pm

cynthia l (207)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 11:39 pm
A sad sad day indeed . I am heartsick over it, But then I don't know which is worse them starving or being used for dinner. I cannot believe this has gotten so our of hand. Dark days ar upon us

mary ann s (35)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 11:50 pm
R/n I'm ill

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 12:39 am
Sadly noted.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 1:00 am
If you kill horses kill me too.

Tanya W (65)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 4:39 am
Noted!!! This must end!!!

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 5:04 am
Sadly noted

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 6:08 am

Waltraud U (85)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 9:14 am

desanka s (416)
Monday July 8, 2013, 12:01 am
168,000 US horses were slaughtered in 2012. What's next, dog meat factories? Truly sad world...
Thank you Michelle!

Sergio Padilla (65)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 8:55 am
So sick
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