What's for dinner? If some legislators get their way, it could be horse meat.

Congress previously prohibited wild horse slaughter by simply not funding federal horse meat inspectors, but the House Appropriations Committee recently failed to extend that prohibition next year, according to USA Today

Some legislators are for passing a bill to fund the regulation horse slaughter as a medium for controlling the wild horse population in the United States in a more humane manner. Naysayers disagree, claiming that not only is the process inhumane, but the meat it would produce is not not suitable for human consumption. 

 Animal rights activists are already ponying up to stop a bill funding USDA inspection of horse meat in the House of Representatives.

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