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Re-examine kosher slaughter ban bill, Holland asked

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/re-examine_kosher_slaughter_ban_bill_holland_asked_20110330

The head of the European Jewish Congress called on the Dutch prime minister to re-examine a proposed law that would ban kosher slaughter. The Dutch Parliament is scheduled to vote next week on the legislation, an amendment to the Commercial Slaughter Code which mandates that all animals for commercial slaughter must first be stunned, which is forbidden in shechitah, or kosher slaughter.

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