Is it okay to ban beef in a secular country like India on religious grounds?

What animals to slaughter is a complicated matter and it is more about the culture of a country rather than its religion.

For example, if you que distressed dogs and slaughter them one by one in the USyou would end up in prison.

The Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2018 (H.R. 6720), also called the DCMTPA, is a bipartisan bill outlawing the slaughter and trade of cats and dogs in the United States.

And there are similar laws in Europe that protect the animals we consider pats all while neither US nor Europe seems to care about pigs, which are as intelligent and sociable as dogs.

The consumption of cows, bulls and baby sheep may sound natural in the West. However, it’d be hypocritical to demand the same from India.

If you ask me the best solution is banning slaughtering mammals all together on the grounds that they are all close relatives of humans.

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