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Brave kid: Declan Gregg makes a speech in Washington, D.C. to save horses

NH boy 10, fights horse slaughter in Capitol

This story was originally published on Oct. 9, 2012. A 10-year-old New Hampshire boy who stumbled upon the horse-slaughter issue by chance, has stormed Washington, D.C. with the sure-footed confidence of a prized Thoroughbred. Giving speeches from the floor of Congress, and from a podium outside a Capital building alongside U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., Declan Gregg’s heartfelt pleas to end what he terms “the mean and inhumane” treatment of slaughter-bound horses, have resonated throughout the hallowed halls of the nation’s lawmakers. Ever since learning that horses die in slaughterhouses by the tens of thousands each year, Stacie Gregg’s compassionate […]