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Supreme Court clears way for state foie gras ban to take effect

Original post made on Jan 8, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for California's ban on foie gras to go into effect after a seven-year legal battle.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 10:26 AM

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Posted by Nanny-state issue
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jan 8, 2019 at 3:31 pm

Just what the connection to Mountain View is here I can't discern in a first reading of the article.

But most people who first heard about this subject just in the last few years -- thanks to cynical and self-serving publicity campaigns by the likes of Wayne Pacelle, who also is on record wanting to eliminate all US pet ownership -- truly lack any understanding at all of the whole subject. It was an easy, cheap target for demagogues (far easier than addressing the real issues of industrial animal handling, which affect many thousands of times as many animals, and are unknowingly supported by most consumers).

The third comment to a 2018 blog post on this same website explains the situation compactly and objectively: Web Link


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Posted by Ivory ban
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jan 8, 2019 at 4:59 pm

meh. Don't like the taste of it. all that's left now are the rants of some triggered bumper sticker slogan chanter.
Nothing to see here. It's over Jim.


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Posted by LikeToWatch
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 9, 2019 at 11:06 am

LikeToWatch is a registered user.

Californians certainly obsess over such trivial issues.


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Posted by Uh-huh
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jan 9, 2019 at 12:54 pm

"Californians certainly obsess over such trivial issues."

Nah, only the ones who broadly stereotype, and those people are the disregarded fringe, so, life goes on for those with one.


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