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Marine Le Pen: Ban halal and all ritual slaughter

Marine Le Pen: Ban halal and all ritual slaughter

The far-right candidate in the French elections did not mention shechitah, but vowed to outlaw halal abattoirs and all other methods of killing animals that are performed without stunning.

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