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S.1176 American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 09, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • 86% of users support S.1176

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    Supporting Organizations

    • The Humane Society

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    • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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    • Animal Welfare Institute

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    • Animal Law Coalition

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    • American Association of Equine Practitioners

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    • American Quarter Horse Association

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      I know that the organization American Quarter Horse Association opposes S.1176

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    • On November 22, 2011, by nodakrider - You are very ill informed HealingHorses. Life long toxic medicines, a scare tactic and lie. Environmental havoc, a lie. Stop breeding? A major failure in the cat and dog problem so let's try it in the horse industry. Da? The reality is that people have been eating horse meat for as long as people and horses have shared the same lands. It's a fact look it up.

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      As noted by nodakrider, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 22, 2011, "You are very ill informed HealingHorses. Life long toxic medicines, a scare tactic and lie. Environmental havoc, a lie. Stop breeding? A major failure in the cat and dog problem so let's try it in the horse industry. Da? The reality is that people have been eating horse meat for as long as people and horses have shared the same lands. It's a fact look it up. "
    • On September 12, 2011, by bscheldt - rubbish!

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      As noted by bscheldt, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 12, 2011, "rubbish!"
    • On December 05, 2011, by DianaBodensteiner - nodakrider you need to come into the 21st century. Global food safety awareness has changed over the last 10 years. What was once acceptable for EU citizens is no longer. There are new regulations as to what will be accepted in the drug history of slaughter horses. EU doesn't want our used up performance horses any more than they want road kill. To change the rules as to what drugs are acceptable and what proof is necessary you need to deal with the officials in the countries buying the meat. Their food - their decision. Our horses don't qualify for the EU market, but are getting through with false docs. By July 2013 when the transition period is over American horses won't be allowed in the EU food chain. We aren't doing anything to comply with the final form of the regulations. You can keep crying "it's safe" all you want, but many nations don't believe you. More countries are proposing their own legislation so their citizens won't have to eat meat that was rejected by the EU.

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      As noted by DianaBodensteiner, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 05, 2011, "nodakrider you need to come into the 21st century. Global food safety awareness has changed over the last 10 years. What was once acceptable for EU citizens is no longer. There are new regulations as to what will be accepted in the drug history of slaughter horses. EU doesn't want our used up performance horses any more than they want road kill. To change the rules as to what drugs are acceptable and what proof is necessary you need to deal with the officials in the countries buying the meat. Their food - their decision. Our horses don't qualify for the EU market, but are getting through with false docs. By July 2013 when the transition period is over American horses won't be allowed in the EU food chain. We aren't doing anything to comply with the final form of the regulations. You can keep crying "it's safe" all you want, but many nations don't believe you. More countries are proposing their own legislation so their citizens won't have to eat meat that was rejected by the EU. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Children 4 Horses: One Horse, One Week of Injections - July 16, 2012 by Declan - It's not a party issue it's a HUMAN issue. It's about protecting animals - period. Call and email your Representatives TODAY and ask them to co-sponsor and support H.R. 2966 and S.1176 to protect our horses. Thank you for ...

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      As noted by Declan on July 16, 2012, "It's not a party issue it's a HUMAN issue. It's about protecting animals - period. Call and email your Representatives TODAY and ask them to co-sponsor and support H.R. 2966 and S.1176 to protect our horses. Thank you for ..." (/url?q=http://children4horses.blogspot.com/2012/07/one-horse-one-week-of-injections.html&sa=U&ei=vSsPUMDBKIv3rAHJwICoDw&ved=0CEYQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNF4rIZVUT8XThtScnz5YYmUAp6aIg)
    • Children 4 Horses: One Horse, One Week of Injections - July 16, 2012 by Declan - It's not a party issue it's a HUMAN issue. It's about protecting animals - period. Call and email your Representatives TODAY and ask them to co-sponsor and support H.R. 2966 and S.1176 to protect our horses. Thank you for ...

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      As noted by Declan on July 16, 2012, "It's not a party issue it's a HUMAN issue. It's about protecting animals - period. Call and email your Representatives TODAY and ask them to co-sponsor and support H.R. 2966 and S.1176 to protect our horses. Thank you for ..." (/url?q=http://children4horses.blogspot.com/2012/07/one-horse-one-week-of-injections.html&sa=U&ei=SHoMULGFGKeq2gXRjbwZ&ved=0CDwQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNGTH7IPvuDlPP2X_EZF2p-2GulG2w)
    • Children 4 Horses: One Horse, One Week of Injections - July 16, 2012 by Declan - It's not a party issue it's a HUMAN issue. It's about protecting animals - period. Call and email your Representatives TODAY and ask them to co-sponsor and support H.R. 2966 and S.1176 to protect our horses. Thank you for ...

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      As noted by Declan on July 16, 2012, "It's not a party issue it's a HUMAN issue. It's about protecting animals - period. Call and email your Representatives TODAY and ask them to co-sponsor and support H.R. 2966 and S.1176 to protect our horses. Thank you for ..." (/url?q=http://children4horses.blogspot.com/2012/07/one-horse-one-week-of-injections.html&sa=U&ei=sNkJUNaiBYPq2QXxpInWBw&ved=0CDMQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFQjR4fXXejM5DIzNBxLl1HxehyEg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Letter: National Grid must be held to its word with regard to tree trimming - July 08, 2012 by Saratogian - There is a bill called American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, HR 2966 and S 1176. While there is still time, please call the White House, 202-456-1111, or send your letter to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20500. Call or write your ...

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      As noted by Saratogian on July 08, 2012, "There is a bill called American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, HR 2966 and S 1176. While there is still time, please call the White House, 202-456-1111, or send your letter to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20500. Call or write your ..." (http://www.saratogian.com/articles/2012/07/08/opinion/doc4ff86290746bc124428205.txt)
    • Letter: National Grid must be held to its word with regard to tree trimming - July 07, 2012 by Saratogian - There is a bill called American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, HR 2966 and S 1176. While there is still time, please call the White House, 202-456-1111, or send your letter to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20500. Call or write your ...

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      As noted by Saratogian on July 07, 2012, "There is a bill called American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, HR 2966 and S 1176. While there is still time, please call the White House, 202-456-1111, or send your letter to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20500. Call or write your ..." (http://www.saratogian.com/articles/2012/07/07/opinion/doc4ff86290746bc124428205.txt)
    • Letter: Help those who cannot speak for themselves - July 07, 2012 by Saratogian - There is a bill called American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, HR 2966 and S 1176. While there is still time, please call the White House, 202-456-1111, or send your letter to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20500. Call or write your ...

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      As noted by Saratogian on July 07, 2012, "There is a bill called American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, HR 2966 and S 1176. While there is still time, please call the White House, 202-456-1111, or send your letter to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20500. Call or write your ..." (http://www.saratogian.com/articles/2012/07/07/opinion/doc4ff8635908ad5533601129.txt)
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