Video: British Halal Slaughterhouse Of Horrors Exposed

ary 03, 2015

Video: British Halal Slaughterhouse Of Horrors Exposed

A halal slaughterhouse in Britain has been caught “hacking” and “sawing” at the throats of unstunned sheep. Muslim ritual slaughterers wearing the traditional Muslim kufi skullcap and muttering the words ‘Allahu Akbar’ were recorded on hidden camera allegedly abusing the animals. Animal welfare campaigners said they know risks of stirring up anti-Muslim feeling in England but said that “withholding release of the footage would be a betrayal of our key mission to expose and combat animal cruelty.” The alleged abuse is bad, but by way of comparison is not as severe as the abuse at Agriprocessors glatt kosher slaughterhouse a decade ago in Iowa.

You can read the full Daily Mail report here.

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A Voice for the Red Wolf

Wolves and Writing

Red wolf. USFWS photo Red wolf. USFWS photo

I first met Gail McDiarmid and Marilyn McGee when they asked for my assistance in editing Running for Home, their youth book on the return of  wolves to Yellowstone. But Gail and Marilyn are advocates for more than Yellowstone wolves. Living in the southeast, they are in close proximity to Canis rufus, the red wolf. Their latest venture focuses on educating others, both young and old, about this unique and highly threatened species. I am deeply inspired by their work and reminded that each and every one of us can contribute in our own way toward an atmosphere of co-existence with wolves and other predators.

Marilyn and Gail Marilyn and Gail at an Earth Day Kids Fest teaching about red wolves

And their project comes at a good time, as the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently requested that the USFWS gather up and remove the red wolves they…

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Obama Quietly Adds 5.46 Million Foreigners To Economy

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thumbnaildailycaller­.com – President Barack Obama has quietly handed out an extra 5.46 million work permits for non-immigrant foreigners who arrived as tourists, students or illegal immigrants since 2009, according to federa…


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