The French Have a Word For It....
Yesterday, 236 members of the U.S. House of Representatives agreed, and did something about horse slaughter for human consumption. They banned it. The Senate is set to vote on the bill and is expected to pass it. The cause had drawn celebrity support from, among others, horse-lovers Willie Nelson and Bo Derek.
While I'm sorry that workers in three U.S. slaughterhouses will lose their jobs, I'm heartened that a sense of humanity prevailed for these magnificent beasts.
Click here to read a story about it from Fort Worth, in the heart of horse country.