Straight from the Horse's Heart

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John Holland uses Science and Fact to Debunk Wallis Farce

August 3, 2012

To: Secretary Tom Vilsack

Re: Sue Wallis Petition

I am writing you today on behalf of the Equine Welfare Alliance, our member organizations and individual members to clarify the misinformation and blatant disregard for food safety laws provided in the petition submitted by Sue Wallis.

First and foremost, slaughter should not be used for any purpose other than food production. It is very clear that Ms. Wallis intends to use horse slaughter as a disposal service that will be paid for with our hard earned tax dollars. Our country can ill afford another welfare program.

No animal should be “dumped” into the food chain whether in the US or exported to foreign countries. US horses are not raised or regulated as food animals. There is no traceability and it is…

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