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Many people believe that Halal slaughter is painless and merciful. In reality, animals who are killed in a Halal slaughter suffer immensely and endure an extremely violent and ruthless death.

In order to determine if something is merciful and painless, we should ask ourselves if we would like it done to ourselves and our loved ones? After watching this video from GAIA, that shows a standard halal slaughterhouse, it's clear the answer is no.

Some religious scholars say that religions place a lot of rules regarding how to slaughter animals, not because slaughtering animals is a merciful act, but because of the exact opposite. Since slaughtering animals is always violent and painful, some religions such as Islam and Judaism, decided to step in and regulate this practice, to make it less horrible.

However, when we take an honest look at this process of slaughtering animals, it's clear that even when all the religious rules are kept, the slaughter in itself remains horrible and causes immense suffering. This is why the most merciful act we can do is to not slaughter animals in the first place.

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