The American Veterinary Medical Association has called for installation of video cameras in slaughter facilities. This after the latest undercover investigation revealed horrific abuse at E6 Cattle Co. in Hart, Texas. For more information….
Update Nov. 30, 2010: PA Gov. Ed Rendell has now signed S.B. 906 into law.
The bill previously passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by a unanimous vote.
The Senate also passed the measure by a wide margin, 32-16.
Update Feb. 20, 2011: The Virginia Senate quickly unanimously passed H.B. 1541 with amendments. The House of Representatives then adopted the amendments by a vote of 82-12.
The amendments would allow an "agricultural animal" as well as a companion animal to be placed with a rescue or sanctuary rather than simply sold or killed.