Archive: Jan 2004

PETA And Terrorism: The Real Deal

The Center for Consumer Freedom butted heads with a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) spokesman yesterday on the Fox News Channel’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto.”…
Posted January 29, 2004 at 12:00 am

House Committee Votes Yes For Personal Responsibility

Yesterday, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved Rep. Ric Keller’s (R-FL) “Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act” (H.R. 339). Keller’s bill would protect restaurants from the increasing number…
Posted January 29, 2004 at 12:00 am

WHO Wants A Fat Tax?

Every day on Planet Earth, 25,000 people die of starvation. Given this startling reality, one might be forgiven for wondering why the most controversial issue on the agenda…
Posted January 28, 2004 at 12:00 am

Busting The Myth Of Organic Food

Americans believe that organic food is healthier than conventional fare by a 2-1 margin, reports John Miller of National Review. But Miller’s worthy article (link requires subscription) demonstrates that the…
Posted January 27, 2004 at 12:00 am

Amish Walk Away From Obesity … And You Can, Too

An Amish enclave has an amazingly low incidence of obesity — only 4 percent, compared to 30 percent in the overall American population — according to scientists from…
Posted January 26, 2004 at 12:00 am

10,000 Sign Anti-PETA Petition In First Week

In its first week, the Center for Consumer Freedom's online petition -- aimed at revoking the federal tax exemption of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) -- has received more than 10,000 Internet signatures. And one in ten signers are forwarding the petition to their colleagues, friends, and family. Click here to sign the petition and keep this momentum going.
Posted January 26, 2004 at 12:00 am

California’s Lawsuit Machine Strikes Again

Proposition 65, California’s gift to trial lawyers, has struck again. The inane “Prop 65” requires any product containing one of several hundred “known carcinogens” to bear…
Posted January 23, 2004 at 12:00 am

PETA, Glass Houses, and the KKK

Largely for shock value, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) likes to make outrageous comparisons between the worth of humans and animals. Their sickening “Holocaust…
Posted January 22, 2004 at 12:00 am

Canadian Anti-Biotech Fraud Goes To Court

What do you do when you’ve been caught stealing, and two judges have already ruled against you? Take your case to the Supreme Court, of course. That’s the story of…
Posted January 21, 2004 at 12:00 am

Sign The Petition To Yank PETA’s Tax-Exempt Status

“I, the undersigned, urge the United States Treasury Department to cancel the tax-exempt status currently extended to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).” Have you ever wanted to…
Posted January 20, 2004 at 12:00 am