The transport of horses to slaughter has become an area of debate within the larger debate of whether horse slaughter should be allowed in the United States. In Europe, where horse slaughter is legal, the transport of horses from Eastern European countries to slaughterhouses in Italy remains an area of activism for World Horse Welfare, headquartered in Great Britain.
As of this week, a New Jersey bill prohibiting the slaughter of horses for human consumption has passed both houses of the New Jersey Legislature. If Governor Chris Christie signs the bill, New Jersey will become the fifth state to ... Read Post
Did you know that horse slaughter for human consumption has technically been illegal in the State of Texas from 1949 to the present? The laws surrounding horse slaughter in the United States are complicated, and they vary from state... Read Post
I have been working on a post outlining my personal stance on whether horse slaughter should be resumed in the United States. Last week, we discussed the legal history of horse slaughter in Texas. To provide a more complete backdrop... Read Post