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Cuts of halal lamb shoulder sit on a shelf at the Superior Farms plant in Denver, waiting to be sold to small specialty stores that cater to Muslim consumers. Esther Honig/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Ritually slaughtered lamb is delivered at a halal butcher shop in The Hague, Netherlands, in 2011. Denmark, Sweden and Norway are among the countries requiring animals to be stunned before slaughter. Dutch lawmakers took up the issue in 2012. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Banning Traditional Animal Slaughter, Denmark Stokes Religous Ire

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