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Poles divided over religious slaughter of animals

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Poles divided over religious slaughter of animals

Farmers with a life-size dummy of a cow marching through Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 to back the government of Prime Minister Donald Tusk in efforts to reinstate ritual slaughter of animals for export to Israel and Muslim countries, which is a source of good business for Poland and its farmers. Ritual slaughter was banned last year under pressure from animal rights groups who argue that it entails unnecessary suffering to animals which are not stunned before death. The lawmakers are to vote this week on a government draft law setting strict conditions for ritual slaughter.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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