The Oklahoma state senate passed House Bill 1999 by a vote of 32-14 on Tuesday, sending the legislation to Gov. Mary Fallin's desk for approval.
The controversial bill would legalize horse slaughter in the state for export and consumption abroad. Supporters of the bill said it was an issue of private property rights, while critics raised concerns about the practice of slaughter itself.
Gov. Fallin has publicly expressed her support of the bill and is expected to sign it.
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