humane society of the united states

Business
8:28 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Horse slaughter plants preparing to open

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After months of legal wrangling and false starts in a battle to resume domestic horse slaughter, plants in Missouri and New Mexico are working to begin processing equine for human consumption.

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Business
8:41 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Appeals court vacates ban on US horse slaughter

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A federal appeals court has cleared the way for companies in New Mexico, Missouri and Iowa to resume domestic horse slaughter.

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Politics
8:44 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Federal appeals court halts horse slaughter

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A federal appeals court has temporarily halted plans to resume domestic horse slaughter.

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Politics
3:10 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Mo. Supreme Court rejects animal shelter lawsuit

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The Missouri Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to a law that raised the state's licensing fees on animal shelters.

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United States and two other animal shelters was moot. The court noted the suit challenged the procedure by which a 2010 licensing law was passed, but that lawmakers had changed the law again in 2011.

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