Mar. 11th, 2013 by Robert Arnason
American politicians, animal welfare groups and horse lovers are expected to introduce a bill to the U.S. Congress this week that could, effectively, shut down horse slaughter plants in Canada.
Senator Mary Landrieu, a Democrat from Louisiana, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania and a Democrat from Illinois, are expected to introduce federal legislation March 13 that will ban the killing of horses for human consumption and prohibit the transport of horses across the U.S. border for slaughter.
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