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by Marcia Mueller.
Activists who believe Hillary’s website promises to help animals don’t seem to know that much about animal rights or Hillary Clinton.
On her campaign website, Hillary promises to promote animal welfare, and the list includes protecting wildlife in the U.S., combating international wildlife trafficking, protecting pets, protecting farm animals, and protecting horses.
In the interests of space, just looking at the last two “protections” raises questions.
Hillary will help horses by “cracking down” on the practice of horse soring. This is an abuse of Tennessee walking horses which involves burning their legs or hooves with caustic agents, such as mustard oil, so the resulting pain will promote the exaggerated gait the trainers and owners want.
This was the first big cause I heard about and worked on, writing letter after letter to Congress, making follow-up calls…
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