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#1 Old 04-06-2007, 09:55 PM
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Animal-Rights 'Cancer Project' Hopes to Con Congress



WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Flush with $25 million

in cash from the ex-wife of NBA franchise owner Leslie Alexander, and

angling for more, the animal-rights Physicians Committee for Responsible

Medicine (PCRM) has asked Congress to earmark $1 billion for the promotion

of meatless, milkless, and eggless "vegan" diets. In response to PCRM's

March 29 formal request to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Republican

Leader John Boehner,
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This does not belong "In the News." This is another Center for Consumer Freedom (industry group) BS release. Maybe the Compost Heap.

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#4 Old 04-07-2007, 01:27 AM
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I moved the thread to the Compost Heap.

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#5 Old 04-07-2007, 01:55 AM
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This does not belong "In the News." This is another Center for Consumer Freedom (industry group) BS release. Maybe the Compost Heap.



Oh, so news/press releases are not to be posted in that forum? Okey-dokey. Just remember, you wanted it that way.
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Ironically -- like its long-time affiliate, People for the Ethical

Treatment of Animals (PETA) -- the misnamed Physicians Committee and its

"Cancer Project" offshoot actually oppose modern cancer research on animal-

rights grounds.

What does this matter?

"and I stand

upon a mountain

made of weak and useless men"

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