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The Polish lower house of parliament rejected a government motion, Friday, to re-legalise kosher and halal slaughter.

'Ritual slaughter' as it is known in Poland was banned by the Constitutional Court last December after judges found that it was incompatible with animal rights legislation.

222 MPs voted against the reintroduction of slaughtering without the animal first being stunned with 178 voting for the motion.


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