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Murder is Meat: Egyptian Butcher Slaughters Wife, Sells Flesh

Citing information from the Arabian News Agency, Emirates247.com reported last year that “an Egyptian butcher blindly in love with his profession slaughtered his wife and sold her flesh in his shop.” That lede from the Emirates247.com story is a bit misleading. The crime had less to do with the monster’s career infatuation than it did […]

Video Shows Slaughterhouse Worker Shooting Horse

I have a problem with people who claim that they can’t stomach images of animals being slaughtered. In my October 12, 2012, commentary, “Exposed: Animal Cruelty at an Idaho Dairy Farm,” I wrote: “To he who lacks the courage to engage his conscience – I say: Your avoidance is contemptible.” Most of that avoidance is […]

Horse Rescue Facility Created at Connecticut Prison

“The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but cannot do at all, or cannot so well do, for themselves, in their separate and individual capacities.” — Abraham Lincoln A visit yesterday to the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center in Uncasville, Connecticut, has me thinking about […]

Third Horse Dies Filming HBO’s “Luck”

In February, I wrote about the senseless deaths of two horses on the set of HBO’s Luck. Bloomberg News reported today that the network “suspended filming scenes with horses … after a third animal died working on the show.” Andy Fixmer’s Bloomberg News report indicates that “a horse was euthanized yesterday at the Santa Anita […]

Dragged to Their Deaths By a Horse Named Lucky

BATH COUNTY, KENTUCKY, IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE — A judge in Bath County, Kentucky, has sentenced two men to death for animal abuse. The men will be dragged to their deaths by a horse named Lucky. Their bodies will be disposed of by the residents of a local pig farm. “I have a right mind […]