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Denmark bans halal and kosher
slaughter as minister says
‘animal rights come before religion’

Independent [UK], by Adam Withnall

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Posted By:mitzi, 2/18/2014 8:31:14 PM

Denmark’s government has brought in a ban on the religious slaughter of animals for the production of halal and kosher meat, after years of campaigning from welfare activists. The change to the law, announced last week and effective as of yesterday, has been called “anti-Semitism” by Jewish leaders and “a clear interference in religious freedom” by the non-profit group Danish Halal. European regulations require animals to be stunned before they are slaughtered, but grants exemptions on religious grounds. For meat to be considered kosher under Jewish law or halal under Islamic law, the animal must be conscious when killed.

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Interesting to see how the Jews and the Muslims will handle the problem.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 2/18/2014 8:56:26 PM     (No. 9737729)

Threats of murder and prayers; you sort it out.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 2/18/2014 9:09:14 PM     (No. 9737744)

Aside from the obvious problems with the questions raised in the article, it is disconcerting to see Judaism and Islam treated as equal religions.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 2/18/2014 9:15:52 PM     (No. 9737756)

Exactly how are animals killed under kosher and halal rules?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 2/18/2014 10:31:27 PM     (No. 9737843)

Cut the throats and bleed out.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/18/2014 10:42:29 PM     (No. 9737859)

Never doubt the power of a large group of stupid people.

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