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Lord Williams: Those objecting to ritual slaughter have 'tender consciences'
People objecting to the ritual slaughter of animals have "tender consciences" and should be more concerned by factory farming, the former Archbishop of Canterbury has said.
Lord Williams has suggested that animal welfare should not trump religious freedom and suggested people should be more concerned with "major problems" in the farming industry.
He has reportedly written to the Danish government after it banned ritual slaughter of animals earlier this year amid concerns about animal cruelty.
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