Animal Slaughter

Give Me Kosher Meat Over "Pink Slime" Any Day

Shayna Zamkanei | Posted 06.09.2012 | Canada
Shayna Zamkanei

The Quebec and French governments have recently attacked Jewish and Muslim slaughter practices, deeming them to be an affront to "secular" values. Notwithstanding that these slaughter practices are less inhumane than those that occur in enormous slaughterhouses, the meat is healthier, too: Kosher meat can't come from a sick or diseased animal.

Gatineau Steer Shooting: Let's Stop the Bull

Camille Labchuk | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada
Camille Labchuk

Why do we object so vigorously to what these poor animals experienced, yet accept that had they not escaped from the trailer, the steers would have be slaughtered for food just hours later? The only difference is, we don't bear witness to these conditions -- the suffering goes on behind closed doors.