California Proposition 6, Prohibition on Slaughter of Horses for Human Consumption (1998)
California Proposition 6, also called the Prohibition on Slaughter of Horses and Sale of Horsemeat for Human Consumption Initiative, was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in California as an initiated state statute.
|California Proposition 11 (1998)|
The language that appeared on the ballot:
Makes possession, transfer, or receipt of horses for slaughter for human consumption a felony. Makes sale of horsemeat for human consumption a misdemeanor.
Supporters of Proposition 6 spent $1,206,835. The top contributors to pass the measure were:
- Sue Maloney Stiles: $200,000
- Sherry Ellen Deboer: $180,000
- Sidne J. Long: $125,000
- Tina Long: $125,000
- Political Animals PAC: $80,927
- MPL Communications, Inc.: $71,000
- Friends of Animals Inc.: $63,305
- Comm. for Prop 6 Sponsored by the Humane Farming Action Fund: $21,000
- Humane Farming Association: $20,000
- Phoebe Hearst Cooke: $20,000
No contributions in opposition of Proposition 6 were reported to the Secretary of State.
- Official California Voter Guide to Proposition 6
- Smart Voter on Proposition 6
- Full text of measure
- November 3 California proposition election results
- Top Ten Contributors to the Proposition 6 campaign