Update on U.S. Anti-Horse Export for Slaughter Bill

by Nadia Schilling

  Back in July, we sent out an alert urging you to tell your U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives to prevent the cruel transport and slaughter of American horses by backing The Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015 (Bill H.R. 1942) . The bill currently has 173 cosponsors (136 Democrats, 36 Republicans, 1 Independent). […]


In Defense of Animals Granted Seizure Order to Rescue Seventeen Starving Horses

by Eric Phelps

Grenada, Miss. (February 25, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, has been granted permission to act as agent of the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department in the seizure of a herd of seventeen starving Yalobusha County horses. The entire herd will be […]