Missouri Legislature Attacks Horse Activist

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Tags: Stupid legislation horse slaughter Missouri Now this is just juvenile. Missouri is going to vote on allowing horse slaughterhouses back into the State. An activist organized an appeal in which people from around the country and the world could contact the legislators in opposition to the bill. This is very common and occurs to local, state and federal representatives. People will often send communications to representatives for areas in which they don't live.

Montana Legislature Proposes Horse Slaughter Facility

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Tags: horse Great, just after we managed to get rid of the last one "It doesn't mean you have to do it. It's that if you don't have the funds, and you don't have the feed, and don't have the place to keep them, and they are old, and they are no longer going to work for what you need them for, it's a place for them to go," said Billings Livestock and Horse Sale's Jenn Parker. A place for them to go? Maybe then can call it Horse Haven.

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Election Victories for Animals

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This proposition would have given the legislature exclusive authority over wildlife issues. Tags: legislation elections Missouri arizona politics Two victories. Proposition 8 passed in Missouri. It stops puppy mill abuses by establishing responsible standards for the proper care of dogs. Also, Proposition 109 failed in Arizona.

Montana Horse Slaughter Bill Not Vetoed

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On Friday, April 3rd, Montana Governor Brain Schweitzer returned House Bill 418 to the legislature with suggestions for amendments. The letter was written to the Montana legislature. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Economics Ethics From Elizabeth Forel, of the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages. The danger is that the amendments will be made and the bill will be signed into law. PLEASE TAKE ACTION. We must keep the pressure on the governor to VETO this bill.

Arkansas Out of the Dark Ages with Cruelty Law

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The law, which will take effect 90 days after the Legislature adjourns, makes aggravated animal cruelty on first offense punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 and up to six years in prison. Tags: animal cruelty legislation Arkansas us It's not perfect, but it's progress in one of the more animal welfare-challenged parts of the US. Mike Beebe has signed into law new animal-cruelty restrictions that make aggravated cruelty to cats, dogs and horses a felony on the first offense.

Push Land-Grant Universities Out of the Meat Industry

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RPA’s letter urges the governors to help solve the problem by addressing it with LGU trustees and state legislatures; ensuring that their states’ school systems teach the truth about food, nutrition, original human nature, and ecology; and ensuring that the National Governors Association addresses the problem. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Responsible Policies for Animals Members & Friends!

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Public Registries

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Through its campaign, www.ExposeAnimalAbusers.org , the animal protection organization is promoting model legislation that state legislatures could enact. Tags: news I recently got an email from the Animal Legal Defense Fund. They are pioneering legislation in California to make public animal abuse registries. In our opinion, this is a wonderful idea, and we wanted to help them spread the word. Here is the press release, which explains why they are trying to do this.