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Link between Slaughterhouses and Violent Crime

It seems that there's enough evidence to link an increased rate of violent crimes in an area and slaughterhouses. Amy Fitzgerald, criminology professor at University of Windsor, studied this possible link by crunched numbers from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report database, census data, and arrest and offence reports from 581 U.S. counties from 1994 to 2002. Her results indicate that as the number of slaughterhouse workers in a community increases, the crime rate also increases. This might have to do with the desensitization that slaughter workers go through in order to kill sentient beings.

To read the full article please search online for Probing the link between slaughterhouses and violent crime

The participation in the killing of God’s animals, sentient beings who without doubt suffer pain and fear death, has to have an effect on the heart and psychological state of the person. If we are exposed to the intense suffering of animals being slaughtered and are taught/paid to ignore it, we learn to ignore other types of suffering as well.

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