‘Congress is aware of the grow­ing prob­lem.’

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…FAQ page at the Amer­i­can Ve­teri­nary Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion, which says an un­in­tended con­se­quence of the do­mes­tic slaugh­ter ban is that horses now travel far­ther to meet the same end in for­eign fa­cil­i­ties where U.S. hu­mane slaugh­ter­ing pro­tec­tions do not ap­ply ( bit.ly/AVMAUn­want­edHorses). Over 75,000 horses were shipped over the U.S. bor­der for slaugh­ter in 2017.

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