From Int'l. Fund for Horses
When Horse Slaughter Comes to Town is updated for 2012, and ready for use. This is our 3rd edition of this powerful 25-page report in PDF format.
The contents of this report have been relied on by tens of thousands of people like you and me as well as professional lobbyists, and it has helped slam numerous doors on horse slaughter across the nation.
Help us put it into the hands of every politician and business and community leader deciding whether or not to bring horse slaughter to their area by making a donation today.
Because of you, we are already working in Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Georgia and Missouri, and with your additional financial support will add desperately needed help in Oregon and Louisiana.
Read the entire PDF. Topics covered include:
Part 1: Environmental Impact
Noxious drugs are not only present in the meat intended for human consumption
overseas but also in the waste water and sludge produced during processing.
Part 2: Economic Growth, Employment and Community Welfare
Horse slaughter facilities are economically insignificant for the communities in which they are situated.
Part 3: Legal Implications
Legislation and government oversight activities have failed to protect horses from the cruelties inherent to slaughter or toxic horse meat from entering the human food chain.
Part 4. Opposition to Horse Slaughter
There will always be animal welfare groups, advocates and horse loving citizens diligently working to bring a complete end to horse slaughter.
Part 5: Alternatives to Horse Slaughter
Slaughter is a useless as a tool for controlling the unwanted horse population.
Part 6: Conclusion
When horse slaughter comes to town, environmental hazards, economic woes, and the stigma associated with the cruelties inherent to killing horses for their meat, are only a part of the price the community pays.