Judge Rules Against New Mexico Horse Processing Plant

A New Mexico district court judge has sided with that state’s attorney general by expanding a 2014 injunction to include the new owners of a plant that was once intended to process horses.

Horse slaughter has not taken place in the United States since 2007 when a combination of court rulings and legislation shuttered the last two processing plants. Since then, American horses have been transported to Mexico and Canada for processing. Full Story