Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Horse Slaughter Defunding Language Remains Intact!!

From R.T.Fitch and Equine Welfare Alliance

Update from Vicki Tobin ~ VP of the Equine Welfare Alliance

Moran’s amendment passes!

Congressman Moran’s amendment passed 24 to 21 so the language remains to defund inspections for horses. After the vote, they said the Nays had it but then one of the reps asked for a roll call.While it was a close vote, the House Appropriations committee is always difficult so this was a most welcome victory. We now need to ensure the language stays intact for the full house vote.Thank you all for your support and hard work on this important legislation. We’ll have more details but wanted you to hear the good news.

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