Italy’s Lega to Introduce Ban on Halal Slaughter

The Italian populist League party, led by firebrand Matteo Salvini, has introduced legislation that would ban ritual halal slaughter, arguing that animals should be respected and protected from suffering. The new laws will end loopholes currently in place in the country’s animal welfare legislation that allows Muslims exemptions for ritual halal slaughter,  Il Giornale reports .

Source: Italian Populist League to Introduce Ban on Halal Slaughter