Chicago alderman hopes to force vote to repeal foie-gras ban

Aldermen opposed to Chicago's controversial restaurant ban on foie gras said they will try to force a vote Wednesday to repeal the measure, which gained the City Council widespread notoriety since its approval ... Full Story
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MRB

Chicago, IL

#85 May 16, 2008
Veronika wrote:
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Over-priced coffee and cruelty to a sentient being to create a tasty and overpriced snack are separate issues.
Let me clarify my position: There's enough wanton cruelty to people and animals in this world already. Do we really need to eat fatted goose liver if it causes so much distress to the animal?
Who says it causes distress? Show the proof. PETA stories don't count.
Buddy

Evanston, IL

#87 May 16, 2008
Out of all the myriad of things to eat in this world - couldn't we do away with this horrific, wanton practice?
MRB

Chicago, IL

#88 May 16, 2008
Buddy wrote:
Out of all the myriad of things to eat in this world - couldn't we do away with this horrific, wanton practice?
Again, what evidence is there that it's "horrific?" Look up that word in the dictionary, do you even know what it means?
Joey

United States

#89 Jun 11, 2008
Shut up and pass the cougar liver!
Buddy wrote:
Out of all the myriad of things to eat in this world - couldn't we do away with this horrific, wanton practice?

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