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What you can do to stop horse slaughter

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Do you shop online? Go to and choose the "After the Races Fund" to donate a percentage of what you buy to the efforts to stop horse slaughter in Illinois.

Federal legislation - HR 503/S.311

To amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] (introduced 1/17/2007) Cosponsors: 191
Sponsor: Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] (introduced 1/17/2007) Cosponsors: 38

Write your Representative in support of HR503/S.311. United States Representatives

Write your Senator in support of HR503/S.311. United States Senators

Write to newspapers

Chicago Sun-Times
Email Remember to include your name, address and phone number for verification.

Chicago Tribune
We invite readers to share their thoughts with us by writing to the Voice of the People, Chicago Tribune, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, or sending via fax to 312-222-2598. You may e-mail us at this e-mail address ( or via the feedback form. Include your name, address and phone number. The more concise the letter, the better the chances for publication.

Daily Herald
Send letters to Fence Post ( Please limit letters to 300 words. Letters must be signed and include the writer's town, and day and evening phone numbers. No letters will be published anonymously. Letters are subject to editing.

Dekalb Daily Chronicle
How to send a letter: Send the Chronicle a letter to the editor. Leave a daytime phone number at which you can be reached with questions.

To get your letter to us:

  • Mail it to the Daily Chronicle, 1586 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL 60115.
  • E-mail it to
  • Fax it to (815) 758-5059.
  • Drop it off at our Barber Greene Road office.

Or, if you would rather use Ear to Ear, call (815) 756-4841, Ext. 700, or the toll-free number, (877) 688-4841, Ext. 700. Record your message. Make it as brief as possible and speak slowly and clearly.

More information

Molaro bill - HB1171

National Horse Protection Coalition

Against Slaughter homepage

Common Horse Sense

Stop horse slaughter blog

Federal legislation - HR 503/S.311

Federal legislation - HR 297

Blue Horse Charities
"Where Would All the Horses Go?" by John Hettinger (PDF file)
Jockey Club, NTRA, and TOBA statement on horseslaughter

Illinois Horse Online legislation

Horse-Killing: America's Dirty Little Secret

Horse Slaughter: An Unnecessary Evil

Mary Nash's Horsemeat Website

Blood Country - video


American Standardbred Adoption Program



Thoroughbred Retirement Directory

Ban horse slaughter   End All Horse End All Horse Slaughter NOW!Slaughter NOW!


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