20 February 2014

Denmark's ritual slaughter ban says more about human hypocrisy than animal welfare

"Animal welfare takes precedence over religion" declared Denmark's ministry of agriculture when a ban on ritual slaughter came into effect this week. There were immediate accusations of antisemitism and Islamophobia from Jews and Muslims, even though both communities are still free to import meat killed by their preferred methods, and even though no animals have in fact been slaughtered without pre-stunning in Denmark for the past 10 years.

[A COMMENT] .... this is a very confused article. Seems to be saying that unless you can put everything right at once you shouldn't bother doing anything. [Guardian Cif] Read more