Entertainment French stars Bardot, Marceau campaign for animal welfare The Associated Press LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story May 21, 2018 08:38 AM PARIS Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading French campaigns for mandatory cameras in slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens. The debate on a farming and food industry bill will begin on Tuesday in France’s parliament. Thirteen animal rights associations are calling on lawmakers to support amendments on slaughterhouses and caged hens. In a video released by the Bardot Foundation, the former film star — now an animal rights activist — expresses her “revolt at the way animals are slaughtered.” Help us deliver journalism that makes a difference in our community. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If you read and enjoy our journalism, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY The government’s bill includes measures for better respect of animal welfare through enhanced controls. In recent years, a string of undercover videos has revealed shocking slaughterhouse conditions in the country — showing various abuses on pigs, cows, sheep and hens. Comments Videos SHARE Drone’s-eye view: Shoals Spider… Read full this story
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