Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Hooray for the Dutch!

The Netherlands voted today to ban ritual slaughter!

As the UK's Financial Times reports, the watershed passage of this unprecedented legislation will make halal and kosher methods of slaughter - which do not use anesthesia - illegal. It has also inadvertently done what several thousand years of foreign diplomacy has never been able to achieve: unite Jews and Muslims on at least one issue.

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