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Brooklyn Couple Rescues Chicken From Ritual Slaughter & Makes It Their House Pet

With the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur only a few weeks away, there's been some renewed discussion about Kaporos, a controversial Ultra-Orthodox ritual in which participants wave a live chicken three times over their heads before slaughtering it. Animal rights activists have long since argued that the ritual is a cruel practice, staging protests, filing lawsuits, and even rescuing chickens.
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