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H.R.2966 American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 04, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry.

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  • 4% of users oppose H.R.2966

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Animal Law Coalition

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    • Saving Americas Mustangs

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    • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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      I know that the organization American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals supports H.R.2966

    Opposing Organizations

    • United Horsemen

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      I know that the organization United Horsemen opposes H.R.2966
    • American Quarter Horse Association

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      I know that the organization American Quarter Horse Association opposes H.R.2966

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On November 22, 2011, by nodakrider - The fact is people have been eating horse meat for as long as people and horses have shared the same lands. A fact look it up. This fact makes the people who support anti horse slaughter legislation and their arguments baseless, and done only for self esteem, or self profit.

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      As noted by nodakrider, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 22, 2011, "The fact is people have been eating horse meat for as long as people and horses have shared the same lands. A fact look it up. This fact makes the people who support anti horse slaughter legislation and their arguments baseless, and done only for self esteem, or self profit."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Tennessee Farm Sanctioned for Trailer Accidents Involving Horses ... - July 03, 2012 by http://yubanet.com/?s=make+money+online&q=http://www.etoro.com/B503_A25509_TClick.aspx - The HSUS urges Congress to pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176 / H.R. 2966) which will ban the barbaric slaughter of American horses for human consumption, including the export of live horses ...

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      As noted by http://yubanet.com/?s=make+money+online&q=http://www.etoro.com/B503_A25509_TClick.aspx on July 03, 2012, "The HSUS urges Congress to pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176 / H.R. 2966) which will ban the barbaric slaughter of American horses for human consumption, including the export of live horses ..." (/url?q=http://yubanet.com/usa/Tennessee-Farm-Sanctioned-for-Trailer-Accidents-Involving-Horses-Destined-for-Slaughter.php&sa=U&ei=4KwJUMC2FNDo2gWC7oy1Bw&ved=0CEUQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNG_I-4nbUOFTLOuIAKMlT__sWbmWQ)
    • Tennessee Farm Sanctioned for Trailer Accidents Involving Horses ... - July 03, 2012 by http://yubanet.com/?s=make+money+online&q=http://www.etoro.com/B503_A25509_TClick.aspx - The HSUS urges Congress to pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176 / H.R. 2966) which will ban the barbaric slaughter of American horses for human consumption, including the export of live horses ...

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      As noted by http://yubanet.com/?s=make+money+online&q=http://www.etoro.com/B503_A25509_TClick.aspx on July 03, 2012, "The HSUS urges Congress to pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176 / H.R. 2966) which will ban the barbaric slaughter of American horses for human consumption, including the export of live horses ..." (/url?q=http://yubanet.com/usa/Tennessee-Farm-Sanctioned-for-Trailer-Accidents-Involving-Horses-Destined-for-Slaughter.php&sa=U&ei=SEMIUOWoHsmL2AWb94XVBA&ved=0CEUQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNF7me3pifQ2N_83C1xBt47N-QwrGA)
    • Tennessee Farm Sanctioned for Trailer Accidents Involving Horses ... - July 03, 2012 by http://yubanet.com/?s=make+money+online&q=http://www.etoro.com/B503_A25509_TClick.aspx - The HSUS urges Congress to pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176 / H.R. 2966) which will ban the barbaric slaughter of American horses for human consumption, including the export of live horses ...

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      As noted by http://yubanet.com/?s=make+money+online&q=http://www.etoro.com/B503_A25509_TClick.aspx on July 03, 2012, "The HSUS urges Congress to pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176 / H.R. 2966) which will ban the barbaric slaughter of American horses for human consumption, including the export of live horses ..." (/url?q=http://yubanet.com/usa/Tennessee-Farm-Sanctioned-for-Trailer-Accidents-Involving-Horses-Destined-for-Slaughter.php&sa=U&ei=_VQGUI-1BIec2AWJufGWBQ&ved=0CEEQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFpnSgxt76ulstKpwzSeOPaUu-rcQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Anti-horse slaughter bill passes New Jersey Senate - June 27, 2012 by NJ.com - While states are working on their own legislation, a new federal law titled the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 2966) is currently being worked on. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Dan Burton (R-Indiana). “I’m more optimistic ...

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      As noted by NJ.com on June 27, 2012, "While states are working on their own legislation, a new federal law titled the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 2966) is currently being worked on. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Dan Burton (R-Indiana). “I’m more optimistic ..." (http://www.nj.com/sunbeam-news/index.ssf/2012/06/anti-horse_slaughter_bill_pass.html)
    • Anti-horse slaughter bill passes through New Jersey Senate - June 26, 2012 by NJ.com - While states are working on their own legislation, a new federal law titled the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 2966) is currently being worked on. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Dan Burton (R-Indiana).

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      As noted by NJ.com on June 26, 2012, "While states are working on their own legislation, a new federal law titled the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 2966) is currently being worked on. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Dan Burton (R-Indiana)." (http://www.nj.com/cumberland/index.ssf/2012/06/anti-horse_slaughter_bill_pass.html)
    • House Appropriations Committee votes to defund horse slaughter inspections - June 19, 2012 by Examiner - American horses continue to be transported to Canada and Mexico for slaughter. The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011 (H.R. 2966, S.1176) will ban domestic horse slaughter and the export of over 100,000 American horses annually.

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      As noted by Examiner on June 19, 2012, "American horses continue to be transported to Canada and Mexico for slaughter. The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011 (H.R. 2966, S.1176) will ban domestic horse slaughter and the export of over 100,000 American horses annually." (http://www.examiner.com/article/house-appropriations-committee-votes-to-defund-horse-slaughter-inspections)
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