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Oklahoma horse slaughter bill author denies financial motivation

Skye McNiel, R-Bristow, said she proposed House Bill 1999 to help the horse livestock economy and open up an outlet for people to dispose of their horses. Critics, however, call it a conflict of interest meant to boost finances at her grandparent’s horse auction, the largest in the state.

BY ZEKE CAMPFIELD Modified: March 16, 2013 at 9:27 pm •  Published: March 17, 2013
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The author of a bill that would legalize horse slaughter in Oklahoma agreed it could mean monetary gain for the livestock auction house owned by her grandparents and managed by her family.

Rep. Skye McNiel said...
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