March Of Crimes
(April 30th, 2002)
The March of Dimes courageously takes on birth defects -- but now, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is taking on the March of Dimes.

PCRM seems to think the March of Dimes's efforts to end polio and decrease infant mortality do not qualify as "responsible medicine." read more here »

The Sweet And Lowdown
(April 30th, 2002)
Anti-consumer activists are already branding snack foods the new tobacco, with Action on Smoking and Health's John Banzhaf declaring, "People are wondering if tactics used against the tobacco industry very successfully… could be used against the problem of obesity." Now, sugar is being targeted, The Los Angeles...
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United Plant Concerns
(April 29th, 2002)
United Poultry Concerns (UPC) chicken lover Karen Davis, who sleeps with chickens in her bed, has said chickens are "interesting and personable" and "intelligent," saying one favored feathered friend is "a lovely flower who just happens to be a bird." Now, her organization is talking up the...
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Kids Get Unethical Treatment
(April 29th, 2002)
Last month on CNN, PETA's Ingrid Newkirk denied that PETA directed its efforts at children, saying "everything we do is based at adults." Of course, PETA has distributed cards showing sickly children suffering ailments PETA claims are brought on by milk, and organized a rally outside an elementary school...
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Half-Baked Science
(April 29th, 2002)
"Everything gives you cancer." That's what food cops and anti-consumer activists would have us believe, The Wall Street Journal declares. "Bread kills," Swedish scientists have declared, claiming the "starch present in dough, when it is heated to bake the bread, turns into a 'probable human carcinogen'… So,...
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It gets the animal rights people off our back.
(April 26th, 2002)

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Sierra Club Slams Chicken
(April 25th, 2002)
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., head of the Waterkeepers Alliance, recently said of the pork industry: "Let me tell you, the best thing would be if this industry did leave the country." Kennedy, who estimates potential "damages" of up to $13 billion in tobacco-style lawsuits against pork producers, does...
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Fat Or Fit, We’re Under Fire
(April 25th, 2002)
The Richmond Times-Dispatch weighs in on the so-called "obesity epidemic" in an editorial: "Fat is the next big political thing… Sixty percent of the populace is overweight. Just take a look around. Yet if the figure seems high, that is because the federal government changed its...
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ActivistCash Is Getting Hot
(April 25th, 2002)
The Center for Consumer Freedom's award-winning web site ActivistCash.com was honored once again this week as a USA Today Hot Site. At ActivistCash.com, you'll find an encyclopedic archive of the funding sources of the most notorious anti-consumer groups, created by analyzing and compiling...
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What Would PETA Do?
(April 24th, 2002)
Oh mercy: At ChristianMercy.com -- owned by PETA -- these glowing words about PETA activist Bruce Friedrich can be found: "Friedrich articulates a vision of Gandhian nonviolence… Friedrich is dedicated to the vision of nonviolence that protects life for all people and all creatures… offers...
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