09/04/2014 04:40 pm ET Updated Sep 04, 2014

Indian Court Bans Animal Sacrifice, Ruling 'Compassion Is A Basic Tenet In All Religions'

Religions, like all great societal institutions, inevitably grow and adapt to fit with current times. And while many archaic practices found in ancient scripture have fallen out of favor on their own, others — especially those that might cause harm to others — have been outlawed altogether.

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