Photo of the Week 2/13/2012

According to Dr. Lester Friedlander, DVM and former Chief USDA Inspector: “The captive bolt is not a proper instrument for the slaughter of equids, these animals regain consciousness 30 seconds after being struck, they are fully aware they are being vivisected”. But that’s not what Sue Wallis, a Wyoming Republican Representative, wants you to know.Sue, who some call “Slaughterhouse Sue”, is on the board of a group of horse industry professionals who make their livelihoods from the blood of horses…one way or another. They ARE rubbing their hands together in excited anticipation of horse slaughter plants to opening in the U.S. again, even though humane compassionate people shut those plants down 5 years ago. To rally support from the general public, Sue Wallis makes outrageous claims and comparisons, as if we are all stupid and will be fooled by her lies AND TWISTED PRESENTATION OF WELL- KNOWN MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC FACTS.Here’s something that she recently distributed: “It is cruel and inhumane NOT to slaughter a horse that you cannot keep and cannot feed”.BUT SHE NEVER ONCE MENTIONS OVER-BREEDING OF HORSES as the root cause of the situation.

CLICK  HERE to view the Album, WE DON’T EAT OUR HORSES.  PLEASE USE THESE PHOTOS!  Educate your own friends who don’t have a clue about horse slaughter! Download any of them – say what you have to say about the horrors of horse slaughter in a caption – “Please Make This Issue Go VIRAL”.

Horse Slaughter in The United States
Warning:  Graphic, Viewer Discretion Advised
This is an old video, and double decker trailers are outlawed now, but conditions at auctions remain the same, and the slaughter process won’t ever be humane.

CLICK  HERE  for the current status of S1176 and HR2966, American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011.  Please Take Action to Contact the Politicians Responsible for the Enactment of these two bills into LAW.  Our Horses NEED us NOW, More Than Ever.


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