Archive: Apr 2002

March Of Crimes

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.
Posted April 30, 2002 at 12:00 am

The Sweet And Lowdown

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…
Posted April 30, 2002 at 12:00 am

United Plant Concerns

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…
Posted April 29, 2002 at 12:00 am

Kids Get Unethical Treatment

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…
Posted April 29, 2002 at 12:00 am

Half-Baked Science

“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…
Posted April 29, 2002 at 12:00 am

Sierra Club Slams Chicken

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…
Posted April 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

Fat Or Fit, We’re Under Fire

The Richmond Times-Dispatch weighs in on the so-called “obesity epidemic” in an editorial: “Fat is the next big political thingā€¦ Sixty percent of the populace is overweight. Just…
Posted April 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

ActivistCash Is Getting Hot

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…
Posted April 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

What Would PETA Do?

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 nonviolenceā€¦…
Posted April 24, 2002 at 12:00 am

Starving For The Truth

“Sanctimonious greens” care more about being politically correct than helping the world eat well, The Yorkshire Post‘s Bill Carmichael charges. Biotech “has the potential of transforming the lives of millions…
Posted April 24, 2002 at 12:00 am