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Animal Rights Come Before Religion, Insists Minister As Halal & Kosher Slaughter Is Banned In Denmark

By Garry Rogers @Garry_Rogers

Animal Rights Come Before Religion, Insists Minister As Halal & Kosher Slaughter Is Banned In Denmark

The Danish government has introduced a ban on the religious slaughter of animals for the production of kosher and halal meat.

The ban came into effect on Monday, and was defended by Agriculture and Food Minister Dan Jørgensen’s announcemen…

Source: www.huffingtonpost.co.uk

Just as our emotional response to different people varies, our fondness for different animal species varies, and we are not all the same. Killing dolphins, skinning dogs, imprisoning parrots in tiny cages, these are all things that some people can do and others cannot. Our species has never learned general respect for life, and now that we have created a great global emergency, we are beginning to recognize the importance of this general respect—Leopold’s “Land Ethic.”


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