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The kosher and halal slaughter of animals

From the Revd David Gifford

Sir, - The Revd Keith Trivasse ( Letters, 7 March) makes an interpretative point touching the emotions of many. There is little doubt that the Jewish and Islamic communities will be suspicious of the motives of this current debate, and could consider it to be a threat to their way of life, identity and religious practice.

It behoves critics of these methods of preparation of meat for consumption to be sensitive to the deeply held ...

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