We were going to be addressing these cruel practices in a future post, but we see that another blogger has already addressed current developments on this issue.
Let me just opine that Western societies ought to follow the lead of Denmark and move to outlaw these cruel, primitve, superstitiuous practices or rites that are no more than a form of blood sacrifice. These have no place in Western societies. And, do not give me the religious freedom argument here. Cannibals would make use of that argument if we let them.
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Denmark bans the kosher and halal slaughter of animals as a government minister says ‘animal rights come before religion’. The new law, speedily denounced as ‘anti-Semitism’ by Jews, comes after zoo owners publicly slaughtered a giraffe and fed the unfortunate creature to the lions.
Denmark’s government has now brought in a ban on the pitiless 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 has been called “anti-Semitism” by Jewish leaders and “a clear interference in religious freedom” by the Danish Halal.
European regulations require animals to be stunned before they…
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