End Chicken Kaporos Lawsuit Filed In New York
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Alliance to End Chickens As Kaporos
July 2015

The New York Daily News reported last night that attorneys for the Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos have filed a lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York County aiming to stop a Hasidic ritual that violates city and state health code laws and the state anticruelty statute.


“Dead chickens, half dead chickens, chicken blood, chicken feathers, chicken urine, chicken feces, other toxins and garbage . . . consume the public streets,” the lawsuit says, charging the New York City Police Department and Health Department with aiding and abetting the illegal practice of chicken Kaporos each year on the days immediately preceding Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement.

Read the story and post a supportive comment: Lawsuit aims to stop Jewish ritual that involves tossing, killing chickens on Brooklyn sidewalks.

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