by Steven Long
HOUSTON, (Horseback) – A Denver appellate court has continued a federal ban on horse slaughter after a New Mexico judge said it could go ahead. A small slaughterhouse near Roswell was set to open its doors after Judge Christina Armijo lifted a temporary restraining order she had issued earlier. The TRO had been sought on environmental grounds by the Humane Society of the United States. HSUS immediately appealed to Denver’s 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
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