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  • #21
    Lori T, thank you for posting this. A letter will be posted before the days over.

    I guess I'm of the belief that horse stealing ought to be dealt, at least, the way they did it in the west. Hang'em high.

    But before they pull the floor out to hang'em, start cutting them up, genitals first, followed by a slice through the abdomen to let the guts spill out, then remove all internal organs and pull the lungs out through a cut in the diaphragm , followed by arms and legs and, if still alive, maybe remove their eyes, scalp,anything left to reach.

    They do deserve the same fate as the animals they killed.
    Sue

    I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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    • #22
      10cc of Ebola virus infected blood IV to each. They'll be wanting to butcher themselves...

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      • #23
        Originally posted by War Admiral View Post
        I just checked the docket (it's public record but there's no direct URL - just search "Miami Dade County Criminal Court" and then find Case Search) for Case A, and it looks as if the Judge IS accepting letters and forwarding them on to the clerk's office to make them a part of the case record. So yeah, write.
        Thanks for taking the time to look this information up!
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        • #24
          Originally posted by Equibrit View Post
          Slaughtered alive - huh ?
          Slaughtering is the act of killing.
          You're right - it should be "butchered alive". I'm sure you got the point, though.

          And LoriT, THANK YOU for posting this. I will certainly write.
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          • #25
            Letter Written

            Lori, and all the rest of you interested people in the FL area, can you keep us updated as the trial goes forward. If there is any information in local papers, or TV, can you post it here for us to see.

            Thanks for bringing this to our attention and I do hope the judge is able to throw the book at these scum bags.
            Sue

            I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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            • #26
              Originally posted by msj View Post

              But before they pull the floor out to hang'em, start cutting them up, genitals first, followed by a slice through the abdomen to let the guts spill out, then remove all internal organs and pull the lungs out through a cut in the diaphragm , followed by arms and legs and, if still alive, maybe remove their eyes, scalp,anything left to reach.
              I hope your husband never does you wrong - LOL Yikes!

              Yes, agree w/ msj, keep us updated.
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              • #27
                Originally posted by Calhoun View Post
                I hope your husband never does you wrong - LOL Yikes!

                Yes, agree w/ msj, keep us updated.
                No worry, no husband and you can understand why!

                I used to work in a lab and sliced up many a rat. 4-legged variety!
                Sue

                I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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                • #28
                  This needs to be bumped up. Please, take the time to send a letter to the judge and hope she is an animal lover that will throw the book at these scumbags.
                  Sue

                  I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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                    #29
                    Update today

                    http://www.justnews.com/news/24729439/detail.html
                    Lori T
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                    • #30
                      Lori T, any further news?

                      I'm especially interested as I send a donation to the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers last year earmarked for the arrest and conviction of those that were slaughtering horses. I do believe at one point as much as $30K was offered for the arrest and conviction.
                      Sue

                      I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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                      • #31
                        HORSE OWNERS, HORSES AND ADVOCATES EXPECTED TO CROWD MIAMI COURTHOUSE
                        10 A M, TUESDAY, SEPT. 7TH
                        RICHARD GERSTEIN JUSTICE BUILDING
                        1351 NW 12TH ST, MIAMI
                        STATE REP. LUIS R. GARCIA, DISTRICT 107, PRIMARY SPONSOR OF FLORIDA’S NEW “HORSE PROTECTION ACT,” WILL JOIN DEMONSTRATION
                        (MIAMI-September 01, 2010)
                        Luis Cordero and Santiago Cabrera, the men arrested for stealing, slaughtering and butchering two of the dozens of Miami-Dade and Broward County horses killed recently are scheduled to appear in court for another pre-trial hearing. Presiding is Judge Sara Zabel – Courtroom 2-3. The case number is FO 9-30542 (A and B).
                        South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue (www.helpthehorses.org), South Florida Trail Riders (www.sftrdade.org), Animal Recovery Mission (www.animalrecoverymission.org), Ivonne Rodriguez, (www.geronimosneigh.homestead.com) and a host of concerned horse owners and advocates will be demonstrating in front of the Justice Building at 10 am. Several determined horse owners are vowing to bring their horses.
                        State Representative Luis R. Garcia, District 107, explains why he is joining the demonstration and why he sponsored the new Horse Protection Act. “I sponsored the “Ivonne Rodriguez and Victoria McCullough Horse Protection Act” to give law enforcement the tools they needed to properly pursue and punish those who kill and abuse Florida’s horses. As an animal lover, I could not sit back any longer and let the horrendous crime of illegal horse slaughter continue. You really cannot understand the true limits of human depravity until you have spoken with someone who has had their pet butchered alive for meat; it’s heart breaking.”
                        “It is my hope that the new harsh punishments, contained in the Horse Protection Act, will eliminate this crime in our state. If criminals want to steal and kill our horses, then the state will take their livelihoods and possibly their freedom,” said Representative Garcia.
                        Jeanette Jordan, president of South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue, states, “These crimes against beloved pets were gruesome and violent. I witnessed firsthand the bloody aftermath. The horses were butchered while still alive. The fear and suffering these horses endured was beyond imaginable. Cordero and Cabrera deserve to be punished to the full extent of the law.”
                        Manny Alvarez, president of South Florida Trail Riders, states, “We will send a loud, clear message to our Justice System and to horse slaughterers that we will not tolerate any but the harshest sanction of the law for anyone found guilty of harming our beloved horses. These are not just “animal” crimes, but crimes against the people who love their horses.”
                        Ivonne Rodriguez, whose beloved horse, Geronimo’s Neigh, was stolen, tied to a tree and brutally slaughtered in February 2009, also wants justice. States Rodriguez, “I am not looking for vengeance. I am looking for justice, not just for Geronimo, whose killers have yet to be found, but for all the other dozens of horses in our community who have been butchered.” Ivonne’s advocacy led to the 2010 Ivonne Rodriguez Horse Protection Act.
                        Richard “Kudo” Couto, founder of Animal Recovery Mission, whose undercover work led to the discovery of the magnitude of the black-market horsemeat trade in South Florida is also looking for justice. “I want the book thrown at Cordero and Cabrera. They showed no mercy to their victims and they don’t deserve any from us. Horses are still being butchered in our community. The last horse butchered that we know about was in May. The most recent arrest was made July 20th. No horse is safe until the perps are brought to justice and the horse slaughterers get the news that we’re serious about stopping them.”
                        The economic impact of horses in Florida cannot be overstated. According to the most recent and comprehensive American Horse Council study, Florida ranks #3 (500,000 horses) in the nation for number of horses. This study confirms that the Florida horse industry makes a very positive impact on our economy. The Florida horse industry annually generates product valued at $2.2 billion, and has a total annual economic impact estimated at around $7 billion. That translates to over 72,000 jobs for Floridians. More than 70% of the 500,000 horses in Florida are used for recreational purposes.
                        The black market trade in horse flesh hurts this legitimate industry and the horsemen who support it. IT MUST BE STOPPED!
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                          #32
                          Equibrit, thank you for posting. If Miami weren't so far away, I would love to attend.
                          Lori T
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                          • #33
                            What was the outcome of the trial?

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                            • #34
                              update

                              Originally posted by ButterflyIris View Post
                              What was the outcome of the trial?
                              http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-raci...-poaching-case

                              5 years. Wonder how much of that he'll serve?
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