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Weekly Poll: Should Ritual Animal Sacrifices Be Allowed?
Animals  (tags: weekly poll, animal sacrifice, religion, religious freedom, animal cruelty, killing )

Brian
- 694 days ago - atheism.about.com
In some religions, animal sacrifices are an integral part of many religious rituals. But, isn't protecting the animals a good reason to ban it? Take the poll and let everyone know why you think animal life is worth protecting.
TAKE ACTION ANIMALS LOVERS. Tell India to Stop Elephant Abuse in the Name of Religion. SIGN NOW
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, death, religion, traditions, India, wildanimals, elephants, torture, killing, extinction, conservation, sadness, protection )

Jim
- 903 days ago - change.org
This is to urge the millions who fail to realize the torture these gentle giants face because of our ignorance and to the authorities to take action against the cruelty inflicted in the name of religion.
Flaming-Horned Bull Fatally Gores Man in Spain
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, culture, religion, tradition, animaladvocates )

Anne
- 1004 days ago - news.yahoo.com
It is still going on! Bulls have balls of wax attached to their horns, and the wax is set on fire! The terrified bulls are taunted...to honor a Catholic saint! Do saints condone torture? At least one of the perpetrators received his comeuppance.
OUTRAGEOUS! Vast Turtle Slaughter in Bangladesh
Animals  (tags: religion, culture, ethics, abuse, animals, animalwelfare, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare, death, cruelty, killing, humans, society )

Cal
- 1068 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The Hindu religion is not linked to eating turtles but somehow it has become a tradition among Hindus and almost every Hindu wants to eat turtles on this particular day as it is considered an auspicious or 'holy' day, in much the same way that turkeys ar
A Catholic Priest Fights for Animal Welfare.
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, Animal rights, religion )

Genoveva
- 1129 days ago - pfotenhilfe-europa.eu
Unfortunately many Christians all over the world have forgotten this: Millions of animals are abused and tortured every day and the destruction of our planet, the creation of God, goes on irresistibly.
Religion and Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: religion, Judaism, animal sacrifice, Orthodox Jews, Yom Kippur, tanakh, dogma, animal cruelty and abuse, slaughtering animals, Tishri, religious human surrogate, religious wrongdoings, religious scapegoat, farm animal welfare )

Deb
- 1142 days ago - bellaonline.com
The theoretical mindset in the act of sacrificing the uncorrupted is so that sinners may continue to live whereas the chaste may not. This ideology goes a long way in explaining why there is the appearance of more wrong than right in the world.
The Meat Eaters
Animals  (tags: violence, society, sadness, humans, health, culture, religion, world, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animals, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, suffering, killing, habitat, extinction, endangered, environment, conservation )

Matloob
- 1492 days ago - opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com
Viewed from a distance, the natural world often presents a vista of sublime, majestic placidity. Yet beneath the foliage and hidden from the distant eye, a vast, unceasing slaughter rages...
Petition to Replace Chickens With Money in Kaporos Rituals-PLEASE TAKE ACTION!!
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, religion, Kaporos, rituals, killing, chickens, killed, protection, suffering )

Tierney
- 1527 days ago - change.org
Kaporos ("atonements") is a custom preceding Yom Kippur - the Jewish Day of Atonement - in which chickens are ritually sacrificed by many Orthodox Jews. The person "swings" the chicken, held by the legs or by pinning the bird's wings backward, around his
ACTION ALERT: Renounce Slaughtering Lambs for Easter !!
Animals  (tags: religion, animal advocates, animal cruelty, lambs, massacred, slaughtered, easter )

Simone
- 1689 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We, hereby object to the slaughter of a hundred million lambs in the name of religion. We who have Humane feelings all object to the killing of innocent baby animals no matter what be the motives. Please can you find a way to change the policy of your
ACTION ALERT: Ask Pope Benedict XVI and Vatican to Speak for Animal Welfare!!!
Animals  (tags: vatican, religion, pope benedict, animal welfare, animal rights, protection )

Simone
- 1780 days ago - animalwelfare.change.org
Animal cruelty escalates in our society; many studies have proven that animal cruelty also links to violent crimes ranging from serial killers (they first started off with animals then graduated to children and adults), to domestic violence. Please pray
Minister: Love for Animals Due to Lack of Religious Understanding
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, religion, protection, habitat )

Cher
- 1982 days ago - diggingthroughthedirt.blogspot.com
According to Southern Baptist Minister Wes Jamison, people who care about animals do so because of a poor understanding of religion.
There's Nothing Religious About Smuggling Endangered Monkey Meat Into New York
Animals  (tags: cruelty, primates, baboons, monkeys, religion, law )

Scarlett
- 2116 days ago - treehugger.com
Customs agents discovered dozens of pieces of endangered baboons and monkeys hidden in a package filled with smoked fish at Kennedy Airport. The judge has thrown out that defense that the smugger needed the dead primates for religious purposes...
Animal Rights Group Ask Pope Not To Wear Fur.
Animals  (tags: animalabuse, fur, religion )

Eliza
- 2736 days ago - thewest.com.au
Pope Benedict regularly wears fur garments. The Italian Anti-Vivisection League said the Pope should not wear fur out of respect for the lives of animals. Petition: http://www.petitiononline.com/FauxFur/petition.htm l
Italian Animal Rights Group Asks Pope to Stop Wearing Fur
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, cruelty, fur, religion, pope )

Alf
- 2747 days ago - azstarnet.com
ROME -- An Italian animal rights group is asking Pope Benedict XVI to give up his fur, including an ermine-trimmed red velvet cape and papal hat, in "a choice of high religious and ethical value." Yeh its about time too!!
   

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