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World S.p.c.a. Pushes Fight on Schechita

A resolution to ask all governments to prohibit shechita, the orthodox manner of killing animals for kosher meat, was adopted unanimously today at the eighteenth world congress of Societies for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Agitation against shechita has been carried on in many countries for several years. One of the society’s chief objections to shechita is that the prescribed method of casting the animal, throwing it on its back and bringing the neck in position so that it may receive the cut, is cruel and inhumane.