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post #1 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
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Absolutly Horrid

UPDATE: Missouri senators approve of horse slaughterhouses - Columbia Missourian After just shutting down US slaughterhouses in 2007 they are now legalized again in Montana just 3 years later.

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post #2 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 12:26 PM
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Thank heavens they are!

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post #3 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 12:30 PM
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good! that way they dont have to be trucked to mexico and canada

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post #4 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 12:52 PM
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I am sorry it upsets you, but I do not find it horrid at all. From your screen name, I am not surprised that you would object, but remember that just as you have the right to choose that belief system, others have the right to choose not to object to slaughter, of horses or any other animal.
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post #5 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 01:02 PM
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I think shutting them down was a mistake. They need to bring them back.

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post #6 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 01:06 PM
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You know how PETA is all against the Canadian seal hunt? Well. If we didn't do something, we would be overrun with seals. And I'm pretty sure that slaughter houses are more humane than the seal hunt. I'm not pro- seal hunt but if we don't want to be out-populated by them, something needs to be done. It's kind of the same with horse slaughter.. I wish it wasn't necesary, but unfortunately it is.

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post #7 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 01:11 PM
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If you are looking for an audience for PETA and HSUS propaganda you are on the wrong forum. To continue the present course in outlawing horse slaughter is cutting off your nose to spite your face. Horse plants can bring jobs and money to communities that desperately need it and help bolster the horse market as well.

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post #8 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 01:18 PM
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PETA consists mostly of extremist activists who will tell you anything to try and prove a point. And most of the time, what they're saying is so far from the truth.

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post #9 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 01:23 PM
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I'm all for horse slaughter.... as long as it's in a facility designed for a horse's physiology - taking into consideration a very long, movable neck.


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post #10 of 164 Old 04-06-2010, 01:44 PM
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I agree there is a need because there is more horses than homes. It's still sad that we need slaughter houses. : (
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