Horse slaughter plans blocked with president signing bill that prevents federal inspections

  • Article by: BARRY MASSEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 17, 2014 - 7:25 PM

SANTA FE, N.M. — The resumption of commercial horse slaughter in the U.S. was blocked Friday as President Barack Obama signed a budget measure that withholds money for required federal inspections of the slaughtering process.

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djvenomJan. 17, 1410:08 PM

Hogs have 20 times the intelligence of a horse. No problem with the hog slaughter? I'm getting tired of the backward thinking in the USA.

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rogue37Jan. 18, 1411:43 AM

If you are against horse slaughter make sure you take in the horses that arent being slaughtered. The value of all horses have declined since this has been passed. No where to go with unwanted horses.

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