• Lawsuit accuses Irvine, LA police of ignoring animal-cruelty laws in connection to Jewish ritual

    5 days ago - By Topix

    An animal-rights group in a lawsuit filed this week accuses the Irvine Police Department of refusing to enforce animal-cruelty laws to stop the slaughter of chickens during a Jewish holiday ritual. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday at the federal courthouse in Santa Ana by the San Diego-based Animal Protection and Rescue League, marks the latest effort by animal-rights activists to target the Chabad of Irvine's annual Kapparot ceremonies.
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