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Marine Le Pen seeks to ban religious slaughter of animals

World Israel News: ‘French Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, representing France’s National Front party, said if elected she would ban religious or ritual animal slaughter. “Slaughter without stunning, I’m sorry, it should have special labels,” Le Pen said, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. “Furthermore, I think that slaughter without stunning should be prohibited.” In her statement, Le Pen only specifically referenced the Islamic sanctioned ritual method of slaughtering animals known as Halal. Nevertheless, the inclusion of banning kosher slaughter, known as Shechita, is implicit because kosher slaughter does not involve stunning the animal’. SOURCE…

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