An animal rights group filed a lawsuit against a Jewish center in Los Angeles to prevent it from holding kapparos, Arutz 7 reports.
The lawsuit against the Woodland Hills Hebrew Discovery Center was filed earlier this month in Los Angeles Superior Court by the Animal Protection and Rescue League and asks for an injunction to prevent the practice.
The center had kapparos performed last year in its parking lot. The lawsuit alleges that the chickens were killed and discarded without using them for food, violating an animal rights law that bars maliciously and intentionally mutilating, torturing or wounding animals, the Los Angeles Times reported. Read more.