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Denmark Enacts Ban on Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter: “Animal rights come before religion” 

Denmark enacted a sweeping banon the religious slaughter of animals Monday, prompting a furious backlash from Jewish and Muslim community representatives.

The ban, which requires slaughterhouse workers to stun animals before killing them, will now extend to religious communities that were previously afforded an exemption. “Animal rights come before religion,” Danish minister for agriculture and food Dan Jørgensen told Denmark’s TV2…more:  TIME.COM