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Horse Meat May Soon Be Available In The U.S.

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PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — With Congress quietly lifting a ban on the slaughter of horses, it means that horse meat may soon be available for purchase in the United States.

However, the outcry against lifting the ban is growing.  One of the leading opponents is People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA. 

PETA’s Ashley Byrne joins Mike Pintek to discuss why she feels that slaughtering horses is inhumane, and why we treat horses differently than cows, pigs, and other animals that are routinely slaughtered domestically for meat.

Listen to Mike Pintek every weekday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA!

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