After hearing from more than 125,000 people who watched PETA’s investigative footage, the government of Israel pressured Paraguay to set a deadline of the end of 2017 for eliminating the horrifically cruel “shackle and hoist” method of kosher slaughter. Paraguay supplies about 40 percent of Israel’s beef.
VICTORY: Paraguay to End ‘Shackle and Hoist’ Kosher Slaughter
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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind