PETITION: Ban halal and other non-stun ritual slaughter
Proposed by: Britain First
Addressed to: Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Strict halal and kosher slaughter require cutting the animal's throat while fully conscious. Both are exempted on religious grounds from the usual requirement to pre-stun animals.
In 2018, an estimated 94 million animals were slaughtered in the UK without pre-stunning. The RSPCA says it can cause unnecessary suffering, and the British Veterinary Association also wants it banned.
We, the undersigned, demand an end to non-stun animal slaughter in the UK, and a ban on importation of non-stun ritually slaughtered meat.
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