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Hayley James
Hayley James

O.K. so some may say 'Well what's the difference between eating say- a pig a cow or a horse? That's a simplistic and frankly daft argument! Slaughtering and eating those animals is bad enough by the way- but we have a completely different and far more emotionally evolved and complex relationship with horses. They aren't even designed to be eaten! These creatures of grace, beauty and sensitivity must never be subjected to the brutality of transportation as 'meat'. We must always question how...

O.K. so some may say 'Well what's the difference between eating say- a pig a cow or a horse? That's a simplistic and frankly daft argument! Slaughtering and eating those animals is bad enough by the way- but we have a completely different and far more emotionally evolved and complex relationship with horses. They aren't even designed to be eaten! These creatures of grace, beauty and sensitivity must never be subjected to the brutality of transportation as 'meat'. We must always question how appropriate or acceptable it is to eat what is placed before us- and this is a bridge too far. Are we becoming no better than the Chinese?

Jeff Eker
Jeff Eker
  • Hayley James

Sorry Haley, but I am afraid that I feel unable to join this cause. I eat pigs, sheep, cattle and various other beautiful animals, and have also eaten horse meat on the continent and feel that it would be hypocritical of me to subscribe.

Hayley James
Hayley James
  • Hayley James

A Big subject Jeff. Perhaps we all need to think more about what we eat. Having exquisite meat dishes presented to us somehow sanitises the process of 'how' it gets to our dinner plate and what the creature has suffered beforehand. European transportation methods are particularly inhuman alas. Could no more eat a 'horse' burger than eat halal.

Johanna Wright
Johanna Wright
  • Hayley James

Jeff, I respect your right to choose to eat horsemeat but if you actually read the cause in detail its actually says 'Your choice was taken away from you... That is why YOU need to sign'. We need and have the right to know what we are eating... end of, so that we can each make an informed decision. The cause also highlights the fact that we dont know for sure if our horsemeat is safe for human consumption as it may contain toxins.
I agree with Hayley generally on the cruelty issues,...

Jeff, I respect your right to choose to eat horsemeat but if you actually read the cause in detail its actually says 'Your choice was taken away from you... That is why YOU need to sign'. We need and have the right to know what we are eating... end of, so that we can each make an informed decision. The cause also highlights the fact that we dont know for sure if our horsemeat is safe for human consumption as it may contain toxins.
I agree with Hayley generally on the cruelty issues, however there is alot more to this cause than simply our own opinions on if eating horsemeat is right or wrong or the transportation methods used and I think anyone would agree we have a right to know what is in our food and if it is safe to eat

Louraine Soutter
Louraine Soutter
  • Hayley James

I don't think we need to eat meat

Mitch McFarlane
Mitch McFarlane

The best way to help animals is to avoid eating them all - why eat some animals and not others - all animals deserve a decent, fear and pain free life.

Debbie Basha
Debbie Basha
  • Mitch McFarlane

Thanks for your kind words, Mitch. ALL animals do indeed deserve to live authentic lives, free of fear, pain, torture and slaughter. A vegan life is a life full of joy and knowing you are not contributing to suffering.

Jacqueline Conquest
Jacqueline Conquest
  • Mitch McFarlane

yes! don't eat ANY animals! and after seeing the picture with the momma horse forced to led her foal to slaughter i am putting every single human, bz, organization that is a torturer, murderer be it slaughter house, trappers, hunters, institutions or the powers that be all of them inside an Orb and let them all just self implode with their terrorist house of horrors within their own psyche

Nola Ross
Nola Ross
  • Mitch McFarlane

you are all so right. how sad...Jacqueline

Kim Singer
Kim Singer

SAY "NO" TO HORSE MEAT NOW! BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE! It is sick, cruel and inhumane to slaughter these magnificent creatures. SAY "NO" TO THE HORSE MEAT TRADE NOW! Did you know that when horses are sold in America at auction and are then trucked to Mexico for slaughter, they are crammed into trucks and forced to go for 3 days without food and water? They are treated with cruelty and total disrespect for life. Those who sell horses for slaughter are morally bankrupt, devoid of any heart and...

SAY "NO" TO HORSE MEAT NOW! BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE! It is sick, cruel and inhumane to slaughter these magnificent creatures. SAY "NO" TO THE HORSE MEAT TRADE NOW! Did you know that when horses are sold in America at auction and are then trucked to Mexico for slaughter, they are crammed into trucks and forced to go for 3 days without food and water? They are treated with cruelty and total disrespect for life. Those who sell horses for slaughter are morally bankrupt, devoid of any heart and sick. SAY "NO" TO THE HORSE MEAT TRADE NOW! STAND UP AND FIGHT!

Helen Finelt
Helen Finelt
  • Kim Singer

I agree. Instead, kill the Humans who are doing this. I guess our lousy Government.

Kayla Power
Kayla Power

Yes some eat pig,cow, lamb etc but just because it has 4 legs doesn't mean you "need" to eat it. Horses are a well loved family pet.

Kayla Power
Kayla Power
  • Kayla Power

You wouldn't eat your cat or dog...

Kathy Parrish Fleming
Kathy Parrish Fleming

This is awful and should be stopped.

Tyronne Davies
Tyronne Davies

Can't ever see me eating horse meat as iv hard horse all my life Lev it 2 the French

Diana L Napolitano
Diana L Napolitano

Horrible. Signed. done

Jennifer Hibell
Jennifer Hibell

I know some animals are bread for food, but HORSES are not......

Jenny Bron
Jenny Bron

Natuurlijk teken ik deze petitie..U toch ook?

Jenny Bron
Jenny Bron
  • Jenny Bron

Bedankt Sandra Elsika

Deborah Stevenson
Deborah Stevenson

Its heart breaking , immoral and degrading to our loyal friends who trust and give their all to us. Bastard people and their cruelty.

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