19 Sep '12, 5pm

Will Horses Stop Being Killed in New Jersey? It’s Up to Chris Christie

Will Horses Stop Being Killed in New Jersey? It’s Up to Chris Christie

By a vote of 35-4, a bill prohibiting the slaughter of horses for human consumption passed the New Jersey Senate on June 25. It is now up to New Jersey governor Chris Christie to approve it. Someone might want to listen to who wants him to do the right thing. 20-year-old Jessica Springsteen (yes, daughter of that Springsteen and an accomplished equestrian) is among the signees of a letter urging Christie to sign the anti-horse slaughter bill, says the Asbury Park Press . Said Jessica Springsteen in the letter, which was released via the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: “I have spent my life with horses and they are our partners and companions. I believe that horses deserve to be treated with respect, and their lives should not end with the horrors of a slaughterhouse.” The State Assembly has already passed an identical bill, A2023 , by a vote of 7...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/chris-christie-killing-horses...

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