Horse Slaughter Prevention Act

PETITION: Pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act to ban the barbaric butchering of American horses.

TARGET: US House of Representatives

Thousands of American horses continue to be slaughtered and their meat sold to foreign countries. These horses are shipped long distances in hot, cramped trailers without food or rest and often times live in very inhumane conditions. The majority of these horses are young and able bodied and could lead very productive lives. This bill will also prevent the possibility of slaughterhouses operating domestically.

Please sign and share this petition asking the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act.

We the undersigned urge you to vote for and pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act. Each year tens of thousands of American horses are sold at livestock auctions where they are ultimately sold to middlemen who go on to sell them to slaughterhouses outside of the U.S border in Mexico and Canada. They spend long hours in cramped conditions, deprived of food, water and rest until they are across the border where they are pushed through the slaughterhouse and their meat sold to other foreign countries. We also oppose the possibility of slaughterhouses operating domestically.

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Recent Supporters

Debra Gainey
  • 1 day ago
Debra Gainey
  • 1 day ago
Euan Kearney
  • 3 days ago
This is a important cause to me because horses have evolved along with humanity for thousands of years. I think that they have given humanity a lot and it is inhumane to butcher them for meat.
Euan Kearney
  • 3 days ago
This is a important cause to me because horses have evolved along with humanity for thousands of years. I think that they have given humanity a lot and it is inhumane to butcher them for meat.
Barbara Kantola
  • 4 days ago
Kim Farnham
  • 4 days ago
Horse should be loved, cared for, and treated with kindness. Anyone who treats them otherwise should have zero rights to own them, and be severely punished by law!
elaine warren
  • 2 weeks ago
ELIZABETH-ANNE BUONAGURA
  • 2 weeks ago
I am against all forms of cruelty and barbarity to animals
sheila gilbert
  • 3 weeks ago
Sharon Ralston
  • 4 weeks ago
I cannot handle cruelty to animals