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Stop chickens from being killed during religious ceremonies

Thousands of chickens die needless deaths every year

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Joanna Tierno
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Glad residents are coming forward to try to help chickens..

Lawsuit against slaughter of chickens for Hasidic Jewish ritual in New York City

ABC7 New York
BROOKLYN (WABC) -- There are claims of animal abuse in Brooklyn and now a group of residents is trying to stop the systematic and bloody slaughter of chickens right in the streets. But they're facing an obstacle: this is an annual religious ritual practiced by Hasidic Jews. The annual ritual is known as "Kaporos" is when many ultra-orthodox…Read More
Joanna Tierno
Joanna Tierno Campaign leader

Excellent film.. take one minute to watch

Kaporos: A Heartfelt Plea for Mercy - 27 August 2013 -

This 60-second film concerns the yearly ritual of Kaporos, in which certain Jewish groups needlessly and cruelly sacrifice chickens for human sin in the days preceding Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, who created this film, was formed in 2010 as a project of United Poultry Concerns…Read More
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