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John Holland, president of the Equine Welfare Alliance, is optimistic that horse slaughter plants will not open on American soil.

Q&A: John Holland on Omnibus, slaughter

The term Omnibus Budget is not exactly a sizzling conversation starter. And the process of creating the over-arching spending bill that sets budgets for many United States government departments is equally, ah, scintillating, says Equine Welfare Alliance President John Holland. Yet, the FY 2014 Omnibus Budget, approved by both the House and the Senate, contains language in it that is arguably the most exciting thing to come down the pike for horse-slaughter opponents in a long, long time, Holland says. In this week’s Clubhouse Q&A, Holland explains why he has reason to hope the “fat lady has sung” with regard […]