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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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I moved the thread to the Compost Heap.

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Originally Posted by Irizary View Post

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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