Archive: Oct 2001 (page 4)

PETA’s Hunting Season Ends… For Now

In light of September’s terrorist attacks, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has decided to tone down its tactics — for now. “Sadness and images of cruelty…
Posted October 3, 2001 at 12:00 am

Cummins, Come To Your Senses!

The New York Times noted last week that in the wake of September 11, many advocacy groups have toned down their rhetoric. A blatant exception: the Organic Consumers Association (OCA).
Posted October 2, 2001 at 12:00 am

No Laughing Matter

Animal rights extremism would be funny if it weren’t so serious, Oregonian columnist Steve Duin writes. “How can you keep a straight face when People for the Ethical Treatment of…
Posted October 2, 2001 at 12:00 am

They Were Asking For It?

We’ve told you before about the stunningly inappropriate comments of Gar Smith of the Earth Island Institute (EII) regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks. Now, the Competitive Enterprise Institute has…
Posted October 1, 2001 at 12:00 am

Americans Choose Benefits, Not Fear

Americans don’t scare easily. Despite the anti-consumer-choice forces’ efforts to frighten people away from genetically improved foods, “most Americans are not concerned about food safety, according to the results of…
Posted October 1, 2001 at 12:00 am

Hook, Line, and Sinker

With the ominous portent of a “Jaws” film, the Orlando Weekly News story starts with calm, and rises to panic. It starts as a simple piece on sushi, but before…
Posted October 1, 2001 at 12:00 am