In the Race for the Presidency, America’s Horses Could be the Biggest Losers

Both DJT and HRC proposed questionable people on their teams should one or the other win the presidency. DJT thinks rancher/oil man, Forrest Lucas, of Lucas Oil would make a dandy Sec. of the Interior. Lucas’ (PAC), Protect the Harvest is an inflamed anti-horse/anti-animal/pro-puppy mill PAC in the nation. He said, “…we need to get horse slaughter back.”
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/09/forrest-lucas-trump-interior-secretary-228364
Mary Fallin, Gov of OK signed a bill to legalize horse slaughter in her state.
Bob Goodlatte, Congressman from VA is a major force in blocking legislation to ban horse slaughter for years and a supporter in bringing it back to the U.S.
Jack Kingston, former congressman horse slaughter proponent

HRC tapped Ken Salazar, rancher and former Sec of Interior who rounded up over 40,000 wild horses currently housed in cattle corrals, as transition team chair should she win.
Please sign petition to ask both President Obama and Vice President Biden to permanently defund horse slaughter while they’re in office.

Straight from the Horse's Heart

by Susan Wagner, President & Founder, Equine Advocates

“Both major Presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have announced some disturbing appointments…”

All of the progress that has been made since the last horse slaughterhouse operating in the U.S. closed in 2007 is in danger of being reversed. This is why we are now urgently and respectfully calling on President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to end horse slaughter before they leave office with a special action, i.e. an executive order or a federal policy change that would accomplish that goal. We are asking you to “sign our petition” in order to reach them and have your voices heard.

photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation

Both major Presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have announced some disturbing appointments. Secretary Clinton has had an excellent voting record on animal issues over the years and…

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