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    Equine Protection Network

    Horse slaughter disposes of horses abused and horses stolen by means of horse auctions and "killer buyers. Horses transported to horse slaughter are victims of horse abuse. Horse cruelty occurs at the horse slaughterhouse
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    PO bOx 232
    Friedensburg , PA 17933
    Contact Person: Christine Berry
    Phone: 570-345-6440
    Fax: 570-345-6440

    Detailed Information:

    Stepped up enforcement of New York State's ban on the use of double deck cattle trailers to transport horses.

    Results: 6 convictions on hundreds of charges.

    Fines Paid: $8000.00

    Increased fines in NY for the illegal transport of horses.

    PA Horse Transport Bill. Proposes ban of double deck cattle trailers to transport horses in PA. PA HB 1139 was signed into law on June 25, 2001 by Governor Ridge. Now known as Act 64, the law banning double deckers became effective on August 25, 2001.

    Enforcement of PA's anti-cruelty laws, animal health and motor vehicle laws at New Holland horse auction by the PA State Police.

    Heightened awareness of violations, and successful and/or lack of prosecutions and convictions of horse cruelty cases.

    Heightened public awareness of horse slaughter and horse cruelty.

    Recovery of stolen horses and heightened awareness of stolen horse issue.

    Help with legislation on an educational and grassroots level on issues regarding equine welfare, equine owners and the equine industry.

    To include limited hands on rescue of unwanted, abused, neglected, or slaughter-bound equines.

    To establish a sanctuary where rescued equines could be rehabilitated and adopted into new homes.

    To network and provide education and information.

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