Archive: Jun 2005

Puppy-Killer PETA, Chew On Your Own Words

Just one month after the Center for Consumer Freedom launched a website exposing the literal skeletons in PETA’s closet — that it has killed more than 12,400 animals since…
Posted June 29, 2005 at 12:00 am

‘How Did The Fight Against Fat Reach This Point?’

"How did the fight against fat reach this point?" asks a hard-hitting Seattle Times article by reporter Susan Kelleher this week. The answer, as we've been…
Posted June 28, 2005 at 12:00 am

Animal Lovers Fed Up With Scandal-Dogged PETA

Since People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) employees Adria Joy Hinkle and Andrew Cook were charged June 16 with 31 counts each of felony animal cruelty…
Posted June 27, 2005 at 12:00 am

Goodbye Ice Cream Man?

Unbridled obesity panic could soon put the Good Humor Man on ice in San Diego. A group of food scolds, commissioned by the city’s Board of Supervisors, has drafted “strategies”…
Posted June 23, 2005 at 12:00 am

A Real Fat Fight

Researchers from Harvard’s School of Public Health and decision makers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have launched separate campaigns to downplay and undermine a…
Posted June 22, 2005 at 12:00 am

PETA Kills Animals – Up A Creek Without A License?

It’s hard to have sympathy for a misanthropic group like People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), especially when its activist employees are caught red-handed killing and…
Posted June 21, 2005 at 12:00 am

‘Physicians Committee’ Trying To Milk The Courts

Last year the PETA-affiliated Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) took out newspaper ads to encourage Atkins dieters to sue doctors whom they consulted about the weight-loss…
Posted June 20, 2005 at 12:00 am

PETA Kills Animals — And It’s A Felony

Authorities in Ahoskie, North Carolina dropped a disturbing bombshell yesterday with the news that they had charged two employees of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals…
Posted June 17, 2005 at 12:00 am

The Onion Peels Off Obesity Parody

Onion “columnist” Philip Von Zweck is fat. He’s not heavyset, he’s fat — and he’s not going to take it anymore. Zweck begs in this week’s edition of the nation’s…
Posted June 16, 2005 at 12:00 am

CDC Ripped For Shoddy Science, Conflicts Of Interest

We’ve told you before about the many ways the pharmaceutical industry scares the public about obesity in its quest to drive demand for weight-loss pills and plans. But…
Posted June 14, 2005 at 12:00 am