A big story this Thanksgiving is the invasion of the political into every nook and cranny of American family life. National organizations promoting healthcare reform and gun control have distributed talking points to their supporters to make the potentially enjoyable … Continue reading
Perhaps unsurprisingly for a pop star who once wore a dress made of preserved meats, Lady Gaga has had a tiff with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). But unlike some celebrities who capitulate to the world’s most … Continue reading
Recently, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has waged an all-out assault on the University of Wisconsin (UW) complete with a robocall by celebrity supporter Bill Maher. PETA is trying to intimidate UW into abandoning research on how … Continue reading
Today HumaneWatch.org, a project of the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom, released a new poll of over 1,000 self-identified donors of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) that found nearly two-thirds of those surveyed donate to the animal … Continue reading
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) runs an animal shelter out of its Virginia headquarters, but the poor dogs and cats that end up there probably would rather go just about anywhere else. According to records on file … Continue reading

If Chipotle Only Had a Brain…

(September 12th, 2013)
The Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle has a new cartoon video out to coincide with the launch of an iPhone game. The video, titled “Scarecrow,” paints modern food production as a dark place run by evil beings. This isn’t new for … Continue reading
The nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is running online ads throughout The New York Times’ “Fashion and Style” section during this week’s portion of New York Fashion Week as part of an ongoing campaign to educate Americans on the … Continue reading
We’ve been writing for a while now about the juvenile PR tactics PETA employs to try and get attention. Whether it be equating the death of animals for consumption to the Holocaust, likening performance whales to slaves, or, more recently, claiming that pregnant mothers who … Continue reading
America’s favorite meat and poultry dishes have come under sustained attack recently from vegan activists claiming they are cruel. But that view isn’t supported by the evidence or sound philosophy, and we’ve been fighting to get the truth out in … Continue reading
We’ve been warning for quite some time now about the dangers posed to consumer freedom by allowing animal activists to dictate laws. From soda taxes to fat taxes to food regulations galore, the story always ends the same: Activists get a self-righteous high, while … Continue reading