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I would need to know current French regulations in regards to this

Reader comment on item: Islamist Apparel Banned in France
in response to reader comment: "First, it was the niqab, today the food": France to ban the halal chicken slaughtering from July 2021

Submitted by A very concerned reader, Mar 22, 2021 at 15:54

Thank you so much, Dr Pipes. I truly value your point.

I am with you that one can practice their religion as long as it's not disturbing others in any way. In the same way, we exercise of freedom and our given rights.

But I believed that there was some regulation in regards to the way that the animals are killed which was the based of such prohibition. I searched today, and I found this in regards to France:


If the animal needs to be stunned, from my understanding, halal slaughtering can't be performed. Please, correct me if I'm wrong because I am an ignorant at this topic.

If the Islamic practice breaches the law in regards to the welfare of the animals that are stocked in a country, isn't the practice then conflicting with both the law and the neighbours?


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