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Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter 0 Tweet by Brianne Hogan July 29, 2015 Categories: Animals , Causes , Eats . Denmark chose animal rights over religion Monday by enacting a sweeping ban on the religious slaughter of animals. The new regulation banning the religious slaughter of animals was signed into law last year after a nationwide debate on the ethics of animal slaughter was sparked following news that Danes were unknowingly being served halal meat at public institutions. European regulations require animals to be stunned before they are slaughtered, but grants exemptions on religious grounds. However, that will no longer be the case in Denmark. The ban has prompted a furious backlash from Jewish and Muslim community representatives. The new law has been called “anti-Semitism” by Jewish leaders and “a clear interference in religious freedom” by the non-pro...

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