Horse slaughter opponents will have to start from scratch next Congressional session despite last-minute efforts asking for a Senate vote on the issue. The 109th Congressional session adjourned for the holidays Dec. 8 without taking action on the bill.
It appears unlikely the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act will be put to a vote before Congress breaks for the Fourth of July holiday.
Congress will vote Wednesday on an amendment to prevent the slaughter of horses for human consumption in foreign markets.
A bill that would ban trade of horsemeat and live horses for human consumption has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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