Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Yet Another End-Run

Back in November, Congress overwhelmingly passed legislation banning the slaughter of horses for meat consumption. Technically, the new rule blocked funding for federal inspectors in charge of overseeing the slaughters, thereby making the slaughters themselves illegal (can't be done without the inspections). However, the Bush Administration has once again decided that what Congress passes as the law just doesn't really matter. Joe Gandelman has the full scoop.



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