Fantastic news for those who have been following The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act. The first half of the battle was won with the passing of H.R. 503 on September 7th. In order for the legislation to go into effect, however, the Senate must also pass S. 1915.
To assure that horse slaughter is finally brought to a halt in the US, groups such as Equine Advocates, Inc,. and Hoofpac are tracking the legislation with informative websites outlining the issue. Also check out the HSUS website to see how you can help urge the Senate to pass this humane piece of legislation.