Our Week In Review
(May 30th, 2003)
If you've been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom's Daily Headlines this week...

You've seen the hypocrisy behind activist-driven fear campaigns against administering antibiotics to farm animals.

You learned about lawsuit lover John Banzhaf's misleading claims...
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ActivistCash Profiles Pirate
(May 29th, 2003)
We're pleased to unveil our newest ActivistCash.com profile -- on the group that gave some of the animal-rights movement's most infamous terrorists their start: The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS). The group's founder and president, "Captain" Paul Watson, is one of the fathers of environmental terrorism....
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Direct From Planet Earth: Freeganism
(May 28th, 2003)
Yesterday's Sacramento Bee introduced readers to the wacky world of "freegans," who "eat nonvegan food if it's free -- that is, if they scavenge it, so they're not supporting the nonvegan industry or creating demand for a product. They get much of their food from dumpsters." Indeed. A freegan...
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Quote of the Week
(May 28th, 2003)
The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed a resolution expressing its support for the "United States' efforts in the World Trade Organization to end the unwarranted moratorium imposed by the European Union on the approval of agricultural biotechnology products." Here is Missouri Senator Christopher "Kit" Bond...
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Is There Chlorine for the Jury Pool?
(May 28th, 2003)
You have to admire John Banzhaf's tenacity, if not his opportunistic moral compass. Eager to follow through on his earlier promises that he would eventually find a sympathetic jury for his fast-food lawsuits, Banzhaf is setting out to grow that very jury from scratch. On last night's "Capital...
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Union of Callous Scaremongers
(May 27th, 2003)
"Hey, hey, ho, ho, drugs in meat have got to go" chanted protestors outside a McDonald's in Maine. The oh-so-clever rabble held up massive "pill burgers" (hamburgers with a big pill inside) and were joined by the Union of Concerned Scientists' (UCS) Michael Khoo, who recently...
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Our Week In Review
(May 23rd, 2003)
If you've been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom's Daily Headlines this week...

You've seen that the World Health Organization is developing a global plan to control your diet, and that JAMA has published the latest flawed alcohol study from the neo-prohibitionist Robert...
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French Fat
(May 22nd, 2003)
Don't you just love governments that regulate your excesses? Greg Critser does. The author of Fat Land has published a column in The New York Times praising the French government for its anti-obesity policies. "Simply put," writes Critser, "the state regulates the excesses of modern life. You...
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PETA: People Exploiting Tragedy Abroad
(May 22nd, 2003)
True to form, the animal-rights nuts at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have wasted no time in taking advantage of Tuesday's Canadian mad-cow announcement. This morning's Calgary Herald reports:
An internationally known animal rights group will be distributing "emergency vegetarian starter kits" outside an Edmonton grocery...
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Mercury, Schmercury. Eat Your Fish.
(May 21st, 2003)
A new study published in the Lancet, an international medical journal, decisively demonstrates that there is nothing to fear from trace amounts of mercury in fish. In February, the California Attorney General sued five supermarkets for failure to warn customers -- especially pregnant women -- about...
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