“Now remember, when things look bad and it looks like you’re not going to make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plum, mad-dog, mean. ‘Cause if you lose your head and you give up, then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is.” Clint Eastwood.
BACKGROUND | PLEASURE HORSE
FACT: 80 percent of American voters are opposed to the slaughter of U.S. horses for human consumption.
FACT: A vast majority of horse owners are also against the slaughtering of our nation’s equines.
FACT: The overwhelming majority of Americans are not just against horse slaughter but are intensely opposed to this cruel practice.
FACT: Americans have a responsibility to protect these intelligent, sensitive animals from being butchered.
FACT: Horse slaughter is inherently cruel because the biology of horses makes them difficult to stun and they often remain conscious during their slaughter.
FACT: Horsemeat can be toxic to humans, as horses are frequently administered drugs that violate the safety regulations mandated for food animals. Read More about Toxic Meat HERE.
FACT: More than 100,000 U.S. Horses are transported every year to Slaughter in Canada and Mexico.
FACT: Horse Slaughter is now Legal in the United States, Pending Approval of Applications submitted by Slaughterhouses to the U.S.D.A.
GOOD NEWS !! There are now TWO laws pending in the U.S. Senate, and the U.S. House of Representatives, which will STOP all Transport of Horses to Slaughter, either in the United States or across our borders to Canada and Mexico. CLICK HERE to track the progress of S.1176, American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011. CLICK HERE to track the progress of H.R.2966, American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011.
BAD NEWS (( S.1176 was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on June 9, 2011 and has been languishing there ever since. H.R.2966 House Agriculture:was referred to the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry on October 4, 2011 and has been languishing there ever since.
WHY ARE THESE BILLS TO SAVE HORSES STILL LANGUISHING IN COMMITTEES? (You ask with Horror, Shock and Amazement) CLICK HERE and it might shed some light on this baffling, NOT complex, situation. (Hint: Green Pieces of Paper with pictures of American Presidents Printed on them)
ARE YOU ANGRY? DO YOU WANT TO STOP HORSE SLAUGHTER?
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS.
CLICK HERE for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (for S.1176). Click on each Committee Member’s Name (under his/her picture) go to their official website, click on “Contact Me” to get their FAX number. Hint: you do NOT have to be a Senator’s Constituent to send a FAX. CLICK HERE to send FREE FAXES from your Computer. You do not need a Fax Machine, You do not need a Credit Card.
CLICK HERE for the House Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry (for H.R.2966). Click on each Committee Member’s Name (under his/her picture) go to their official website, click on “Contact Me” to get their FAX number. Hint: you do NOT have to be a Senator’s Constituent to send a FAX. CLICK HERE to send FREE FAXES from your Computer. You do not need a Fax Machine, You do not need a Credit Card.
MORE BAD NEWS: The Bills to STOP SLAUGHTER of AMERICAN HORSES, will NEVER BE PASSED WHILE THEY ARE SITTING IN COMMITTEES DOING NOTHING.
MORE GOOD NEWS: We may not have $$$ with which to Bribe Politicians, (like some other organizations do), but we DO have computers,, we DO have a link to send FREE FAXES, we DO have time, we DO have LOVE and RESPECT for Horses, and GOD IS ON OUR SIDE. WE ARE PAYING FOR THE FAX MACHINES, WE ARE PAYING FOR THE FAX PAPER, WE ARE PAYING FOR THE INK, WE WILL BE PAYING U.S.D.A. INSPECTORS TO STAND AROUND WHILE AMERICAN HORSES ARE BEING TORTURED.
SEND FAXES EVERY DAY. WE NEED 2,000,000 FAXES SENT TO BOTH OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED COMMITTEES. TELL THEM YOU WANT S.1176 AND H.R. 2966 MOVED OUT OF THE COMMITTEE AND TO THE FLOOR FOR A VOTE, AND YOU WANT IT MOVED NOW.
Last, but NOT Least, CLICK HERE and Call YOUR Senators and Representative every day and advise them that when S.1176 and H.R.2966 get to the Floor for a Vote you want the Bills PASSED AFFIRMATIVELY.