Press Releases (page 11)

Study: Raising Pigs and Cattle Does Not Significantly Elevate Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is pointing to a new University of California, Davis study concluding that livestock production is not to blame for rising greenhouse gas…
Posted March 23, 2010 at 12:00 am

New York State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz’s New Bill Rubs Salt in New Yorkers’ Wounds

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) called out New York State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz for his proposed legislation, bill number A10129, introduced last Friday that would prohibit…
Posted March 9, 2010 at 12:00 am

Consumer Group: New Study Supports Nanny State Tax Policy

 Washington, D.C. — Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) fired back against a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, which supports placing an additional…
Posted March 8, 2010 at 12:00 am

PETA Killed 97 Percent of Adoptable Pets in its Care During 2009

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) published documents online showing that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) killed 97 percent of the adoptable pets in its…
Posted March 8, 2010 at 12:00 am

Consumer Group: Mayor Nutter’s Soda Tax is Bananas

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) called on Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to abandon his misguided budget proposal to tax sugar-sweetened beverages by two cents per ounce.
Posted March 4, 2010 at 12:00 am

Nationwide Poll: 7 out of 10 Americans Wrongly Believe the HSUS is a Pet-Shelter “Umbrella Group”

Washington, DC – Seventy-one percent of Americans questioned in a new opinion poll wrongly believe the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is an “umbrella group” for America’s…
Posted March 2, 2010 at 12:00 am

Consumer Group to New York Times Readers: “Shouldn’t the ‘Humane Society’ Do Better?”

Washington – A full-page ad from the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) appears in today’s New York Times, highlighting the failure of the Humane Society of the United States…
Posted February 23, 2010 at 12:00 am

Racketeering Lawsuit Fingers Humane Society of the United States

Washington – In a landmark RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) lawsuit certain to have far-reaching implications for the animal rights movement, Feld Entertainment and the Ringling Brothers…
Posted February 22, 2010 at 12:00 am

Consumer Group: “Genesis Award” Celebrity Presenters Should Boycott HSUS

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is challenging fifteen celebrities to withdraw their planned participation in the 24th Annual Genesis Awards, presented by the Humane Society…
Posted February 19, 2010 at 12:00 am

Consumer Group to Senator Florez: Californians Don’t Want New Taxes

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) called on California Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez to abandoned his misguided proposal to levy a penny for every teaspoon…
Posted February 18, 2010 at 12:00 am