Animal Rights Extremism (page118)

Scientist Back Menu Choices

National Public Radio’s Rebecca Perl does interviews with a regular lineup of nannies about the introduction of the new dietary guidelines and how much of the science behind the…
PostedMay 18, 2000 at12:00 am

Diabolical Dioxin Or Nanny Nonsense?

A draft report from the Environmental Protection Agency says dioxin could pose 10 times the cancer risk as previously believed for people who eat large amounts of fatty meats…
PostedMay 18, 2000 at12:00 am

Don’t Dis The Chick

Syndicated radio show host Harry Shearer, bowing to pressure from the wacky chicken-rights folks at United Poultry Concerns over "unthinking" comments he made concerning chicken processing, declared yesterday "National Respect the Chicken Day." We offer our full support. However you like to eat it -- fried, barbequed, baked, or broiled -- we respect chicken as a menu choice.
PostedMay 15, 2000 at12:00 am

A Tragedy In The Making

The Indianapolis Star rightly criticizes the radical terrorist actions of the Earth Liberation Front and the Animal Liberation Front. The Star says there are "no deaths directly attributable to eco-terrorists. Given their penchant for violence, however, that may not be the case for long."
PostedMay 10, 2000 at12:00 am

Egg-straneous Lawmaking

Activist challenges to the way farmers raise hen-laying chickens have found a voice in the California Assembly. The Assembly's Agriculture Committee plans to debate a proposed law banning "forced molting" today.
PostedMay 3, 2000 at12:00 am

Bonzo Gets A Bill Of Rights?

A legal fight over custody of a chimpanzee between the city of Los Angeles and the chimps owners has been twisted by animal rights activists into a battle for a "Bill of Rights" for animals. "We will have shown that an animal is more than a piece of property in the eyes of the law and has considerations and rights that deserve to be addressed and, if necessary, remedied," says Joyce Tishler of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. How long before the estate of your favorite cut of beef sees you in court?
PostedMay 3, 2000 at12:00 am

Chicken Rights Activists Win Front-Page Treatment

The Washington Post advances the radical animal rights agenda by giving favorable coverage to activists' arguments for changing the way farmers raise egg-laying hens.
PostedMay 1, 2000 at12:00 am

Fighting Animal Rights Terrorism

Frightened by "continuing and escalating violence and destruction" by animal rights zealots like the Animal Liberation Front and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the "Americans Against Domestic Terrorism of District of Columbia" have started a petition requesting the FBI "expose the organizations that fund, train, and promote these people in their domestic terrorism activities."
PostedApril 28, 2000 at12:00 am

Doing Their Best To Marginalize Themselves

Radical Animal Liberation Front (ALF) members in Flanders, Belgium destroyed two meat trucks and a slaughterhouse on Monday. The group has attacked fast-food restaurants, including McDonald's, as symbols of a global system that supposedly perpetrates a "permanent Holocaust against man's fellow mammals."
PostedApril 27, 2000 at12:00 am

Subsidizing Organic: New Tactic Bears Watching

For the second time in a week, a radical environmental group has come up with a scheme to use government funds to subsidize a tectonic shift in U.S. agriculture, from…
PostedApril 26, 2000 at12:00 am