Omnibus Spending Bill Defunds USDA Horse Slaughter Inspection

Language in the FY 2014 omnibus spending bill now headed for President Obama‚Äôs desk re-establishes law that existed from 2005 to 2011 prohibiting USDA from spending any money to inspect horse-slaughter facilities. On Thursday, the Senate joined the House in approving the $1.1-trillion spending bill that the Humane Society of the United States said halts…