No ban on ritual slaughter

The Senate rejects the Bill that prohibits without ritual slaughter.

After a debate that began early Tuesday morning and was discontinued only after midnight showed that the Bill of the party for the animals only on support of the fractions of PVV, 50Plus and OSF. In the second Room got the plan yet a large majority, there were only the Christian parties CDA, Christianunion and SGP.

During the debate, Henk Bleker presented State Secretary for Economic Affairs (CDA) a compromise. He said with Muslim and Jewish slaughterhouses want to make arrangements on how animal suffering at ritual slaughter can be reduced.

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