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  • n  a building where animals are butchered

  • The Union voted to solve its financial problem by levying a tax on that cornerstone of orthodox Jewish life, the kosher slaughterhouse.
  • He told of one band of Jews herded into a slaughterhouse, forced to kneel at the chopping blocks where their throats were cut in a grisly parody of kosher butchering.
  • In February 2008, the Department of Agriculture recalled 143 million pounds of beef after a California slaughterhouse was accused of improperly butchering downer cattle (those too .
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  • Activists want feeding method for Foie Gras banned
    Animal rights advocates renewed the push to ban a controversial way of feeding ducks to make the French delicacy, Foie Gras. An advocate with the group Mercy for Animals notes that ducks and other poultry don't even get the basic protections many of us find so upsetting in a slaughterhouse.
    June 12, 2013 - WNYT Albany
  • N.M. moves to halt first U.S. horse slaughterhouse
    New Mexico's attorney general has ruled that horse meat is an adulterated product, which animal rights advocates said should halt a slaughterhouse that had applied to become the first in the U.S. to resume horse slaughter for human consumption. Attorney General Gary King's decision puts an end to a bid ...
    June 10, 2013 - The Washington Times
  • News Summary: Horse slaughterhouse blames politics
    SLAUGHTERHOUSE DISPUTE: A southeastern New Mexico company's plans to convert a cattle plant into a horse slaughterhouse has hit another roadblock, this time over an environmental dispute that the company's ...
    June 6, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Miguel Cotto in USA Today
    You go into the ring thinking you're all playing by the same rules. This is sport, this isn't a slaughterhouse. This is about fighting at the best of your abilities,Cotto added, speaking through a translator. "We should all go in the ring...
  • Wayne Coyne in The Guardian
    My only goal was that I didn't have to build space station-looking sets every time I wanted to have someone say something,Coyne said. "This one is set in someone's house, a backyard and a slaughterhouse; all those are available to me right...
  • Bruce Friedrich in FOXNews
    This isn't about one farm, of course _ it's about a culture of cruelty that exists everyplace we go undercover on a factory farm or slaughterhouse,said PETA Vice President Bruce Friedrich.

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