Daily Chronicle


Friend's E-mail:
  (maximum of 3 addresses separated by commas)
Your E-mail:
A Brief Comment (150 char max / 25 word max)
Article:

Proposed bill would end horse slaughter

State Rep. Bob Molaro, D-Chicago, introduced a bill on Thursday to end horse slaughter in Illinois. The bill prohibits transportation of horses into the state for the sole purpose of slaughter for human consumption. According to state Rep. Bob Pritchard, R-Hinckley, this is the third bill of this nature proposed by Molaro. The past two bills were defeated. &#8220There are totally inappropriate reasons for this legislation,” said Jim Tucker, manager of the Cavel plant. &#8220Arguments for it say stolen horses are brought to the plant, and the horses are treated inhumanely. We have inspectors who check horses when they arrive and examine the carriers they rode in on to make sure they are not being hurt. We've never had a stolen horse brough

Security image:   
Note:the e-mail sent will contain information, such as your IP address (74.125.19.56), for purposes of tracking abuse. Use of this software to spam or harass individuals can and may result in penalties punishable by law.

[x] Close Window

Copyright © 2014 Daily Chronicle. All rights reserved.