No action taken on Horse Protection Act

23 12 2006

Tennessee Walking Horse Museum, originally uploaded by Full Circle.

Congress failed to address an effort to amend the Horse Protection Act before adjourning last week.

Prompted by disagreements this year between federal agriculture inspectors and members of the Tennessee walking horse industry, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., in September asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a clarification of the act. Read the rest here

The amendment would have helped prevent this from happening; let’s see what the New Year will bring.

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