Trump Administration removing animal abuse records from USDA website including soring

Tuesday's Horse

The beginning of the end of animal protection and welfare under Trump warned about by many is appearing.

Here are three sources on the Trump Administration’s recent move to hide the records of animal abusers by removing them from the USDA website. This is supposedly being done to protect the abusers’ rights as individuals. Not surprisingly you will see that the Horse Protection Act which outlaws horse soring is at the center of it along with the Animal Welfare Act.

Mercy for Animals report (citing the New York Times):

“As of Friday morning, the USDA has removed information relating to the Animal Welfare Act and the Horse Protection Act from its site.

“This includes animal welfare inspections and records about the enforcement of these laws. They’ve even removed lists of regulated facilities, all without any advance notice.

“The department is claiming that this is about privacy. However, the reports already…

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