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HORSE SLAUGHTER FACTS

Fact: Horses are an intregal part of American heritage and culture.

Fact: Horses are pleasure animals used primarily for recreation and sport.

Fact: Americans do not eat horses or raise them for food.

Fact: Horse slaughter is a virtual secret industry.

Fact: The method by which horses are slaughtered is cruel and inhumane and cannot be regulated to be humane.

Fact: Horses are acquired for slaughter without disclosure contributing to both consumer fraud and horse theft.

Fact: Widespread use of pharmaceuticals and aminogycoside antibiotics "not prescribed for food animals" renders American horsemeat potentially dangerous to human health.

Fact: Horse slaughter subsidizes over breeding, theft, and the unlawful extermination of our wild mustangs.

Fact: Horses are not feeding the starving masses, rather a $15 a pound delicacy for foreign gourmands.

Fact: State revenues and horse-related industries are diminished by horse slaughter.

Fact: Horses are taxed differently than food-source animals.

Fact: Dogs and cats are protected against slaughter and export to countries where their meat is eaten. Horses deserve this protection also.

Fact: Horse meat eating is discouraged by Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist & Hindu religions.

Fact: Responsible horsemen humanely euthanise their horses.

10 REASONS TO END HORSE SLAUGHTER

Horses are cruelly slaughtered.

Horses should be afforded the same protection against slaughter as dogs and cats.

Legislature has failed, so voters must take action directly.

Horses can be slaughtered without the knowledge of the previous owners.

Horse meat sold as gourmet item, not to feed hungry people.

Horses should be humanely put to sleep, not bludgeoned.

Don't eat horses here, shouldn't send overseas to be eaten.

Horses are used for recreation not food.

Horses not bred for food, no need to regulate them.

Horses are part of our heritage and culture.

If you believe that horse slaughter should be prohibited sign this petition and support The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act.

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Latest Signatures

  • 24 December 2015300. Rebecca D
    I support this petition
  • 20 December 2015299. Sue M
    State NH В
  • 15 December 2015298. Samantha M
    State Massachusettes End the slaughter! End the Pain!
  • 13 December 2015297. Anna H
    State NJ Put the horses back in the stable...And off the table!
  • 13 December 2015296. Brittany Cantrell
    State IL. horses are so buetiful I would die if my horse died just to be eaten by rich people
  • 12 December 2015295. Aprile L
    I support this petition
  • 10 December 2015294. Anthony I
    I support this petition
  • 06 December 2015293. Paul F
    I support this petition
  • 05 December 2015292. Leslie L
    I support this petition
  • 05 December 2015291. Emily S
    I support this petition
  • 21 November 2015290. Julia Burgess
    State Oregon Stop the slaughter!
  • 20 November 2015289. Alyse P
    State massachusetts ibelive that horses should not be sluahgtered.. if you'd liek to get rid of an animal there are many poeple willing to take them for free or even a little bit of money, don't kill a poor animal when you can save on
  • 18 November 2015288. Laurie R
    State florida isn't there a better way to handle this. think about it
  • 16 November 2015287. Samantha Thomas
    I support this petition
  • 14 November 2015286. Kendra C
    State California I think this is a great idea and i totally apose slaughtering
  • 11 November 2015285. Eveline C
    State CA horse slaughter is disgusting...it should be ended
  • 10 November 2015284. Mary Ellens
    I support this petition
  • 08 November 2015283. Sarah M
    State R.I. i luv horses!
  • 03 November 2015282. Gloria H
    State Illinois You wouldn't slaughter your dog or cat, so why slaughter your horse?!
  • 03 November 2015281. Eliza Villa
    State MAINE STOP HORSE SLAUGHTER NOW!!! YOU ARE PEOLE ARE INSANSE!!!! THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE DOING TO THESE BEAUTIFUL ANIMALS !!! THERE ARE NOT JUST ANIMALS THEY ARE SOMEONES BEST FRIEND OR WILL BE ONE DAY!!!
  • 03 November 2015280. Sierra Skinner
    State ohio horse sloughter is horable it MUST stop!
  • 27 October 2015279. Autum M
    State Florida The way a man treats his animals attests to his true character.
  • 26 October 2015278. Mary Kd
    State Connecticut Why anyone would want to kill horses is beyond me. They are wonderful animals who bring happiness to many peoples lives! End horse slaughter!
  • 18 October 2015277. Katy Maynard
    State united kingdom stop slaughter now
  • 12 October 2015276. Kayla L
    I support this petition
  • 10 October 2015275. Cassie H
    State RI Spare our Horses lives!! They have emotions just like we do!!!
  • 09 October 2015274. Tracy Lewis
    I support this petition

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