• Lawsuit over synagogue's chicken slaughter dismissed

    5 days ago - By Topix

    A federal judge has tossed out an animal rights group's lawsuit against a California synagogue that practices the ritual slaughter of chickens. Judge Andre Birotte Jr. ruled that Chabad of Irvine doesn't engage in an unfair business practice by charging for the killing and disposal of chickens used in the rite called kapparot or kaporos.
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