Tags: Religious Slaughter
Posted: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 by Matthew Syed
Jewish and Muslim sensibilities about ritual slaughter are given protected status, despite these practices being inhumane. Matthew Syed argues that religious exemptions in this area are a slippery slope into far worse crimes.
I'll be honest: I love meat. I... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 May 2014 by Stephen Evans
Food retailers should be upfront about what they're serving up, but the main issue is one of animal welfare, and the religious exemption that allows animals to be slaughtered without being stunned, argues Stephen Evans.
Halal again hit the headlines this week,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 by John Stephenson
Nick Clegg's reasoning behind his opposition to a ban on Kosher and Halal slaughter is inherently contradictory when set aside his views on LGBT rights, argues John Stephenson, who says when animal rights and religious beliefs conflict, it is religion that... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2012 by Stephen Evans
Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 by Stephen Evans
The Daily Mail this week made much of the story that neither the House of Lords nor the House of Commons serve halal meat in their restaurants.
Under the headline "We won't eat halal meat, say MPs and peers who reject demands to serve it at Westminster" the... Read More »