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New Law Permits Horse Slaughtering in Oklahoma

April 3, 2013 / No Comments

The state of Oklahoma has lifted the 50-year-ban on horse slaughtering. Oklahoma’s governor has signed a new law that permits horse slaughtering and exporting horse meat. The supporters of the new law argue that it will be a humane alternative to abandoned and starving horses in rural parts of the state. The government also pointed out the fact that horses are ...

Japanese Slaughters Dolphins

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

There's a secluded lagoon hidden alongside an island about 700kms south of Tokyo where - Iol says - Japanese fishermen, with the blessings of Tokyo, are slaughtering dolphins. Between October and April of last year, some 16,000-20,000 of the mammals were killed under whaling laws. The fishermen hammer metal rods into the sea to disable the dolphins' sense of direction, thus ...