Senator Proposes Bill Focusing on Horse Slaughter Plants in Oklahoma

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Source: KFOR.com

“…the overwhelming majority did not want a horse slaughter plant in their community…”

photo by Terry FitchOKLAHOMA CITY – A local senator has filed legislation that would allow Oklahomans to decide whether they want horse slaughter plants in their communities.

Senate Joint Resolution 66 would require facilities to be approved by voters where the plant would be located.

“When Governor Fallin signed legislation into law last year legalizing horse slaughter, she issued a statement saying it was important for towns to be able to block horse slaughter plants if that was their will,” said Okla. Sen. Randy Bass.  “This legislation would simply give counties the option to decide for themselves whether they want these facilities in their jurisdictions or not.”

A survey conducted by SoonerPoll last year revealed that most Oklahomans do not want a horse slaughter facility in their community.

“What’s interesting is the fact that it…

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One comment on “Senator Proposes Bill Focusing on Horse Slaughter Plants in Oklahoma

  1. Pingback: Horse Slaughter Could Become County Option Under Bizarre Resolution Before Oklahoma Legislature | Straight from the Horse's Heart

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