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Insanity Strikes Two North Dakota Legislators
Vegans (such as myself) feel that killing cows in
slaugherhouses is barbaric. One does not have to be
vegan to feel the same way about killing horses.
Everybody loves horses, and few Americans find the
thought of eating horse to be a gourmet experience.
Representative Rod Froelich (D-Selfridge) and Senator
Joe Miller, (R-Park River) have introduced North
Dakota House Bill #1496 which will finance a $100,000
study to see if a horse slaughterhouse is viable in
North Dakota horses are now shipped to Mexico and
Canada for slaughter. Both nations consider horse
meat to be a delicacy.
Representative Miller said:
"The point of the proposed legislation is to humanely
dispose of those animals that have worn out their
In other words, finish last ten races in a row at
the Meadowlands racetrack, and a horse has earned
a knife to the jugular.
Perhaps North Dakota should consider a slaughterhouse
for members of the state assembly who have outlived
Sometimes I must pinch myself, hoping not to wake
up in the middle of the nineteenth century.
Please let Senator Miller and Representative Froelich
know that if either one runs on the same ticket with
Sarah Palin in 2012, they are not getting your vote.
Senator Joe Miller
E-mail: joetmiller@nd. gov
Representative Rod Froelich
E-mail: rfroelich@nd. gov
I have no idea what the state motto of North
Dakota is, but I know what it should be:
Populus caedo equi. (They Kill Horses).