Skip to comments.Judge: Americans have no right to choose food
Posted on 10/06/2011 5:05:22 AM PDT by tutstar
A Wisconsin judge has decided in a fight over families' access to milk from cows they own that Americans "do not have a fundamental right to consume the milk from their own cow."
The ruling comes from Circuit Court Judge Patrick J. Fiedler in a court fight involving a number of families who owned their own cows, but boarded them on a single farm.
The judge said that's a "dairy farm" and is subject to the rules and regulations of the state of Wisconsin.
"It's always a surprise when a judge says you don't have the fundamental right to consume the foods of your choice," said Pete Kennedy, president of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, which worked on the case on behalf of the farmers and the owners of the milk-producing cows.
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The judge is on solid ground.
Try mining coal on your own land and see what happens...
you’ll find it’s an indication that something might be Satanic in nature when it involves an elite making decisions for everybody else.
And yet, not even mere impeachment proceedings have started.
“All evil needs to triumph is for good men to do nothing.”
Indeed... once I got my “new eyes” about 6 years ago, everything makes a lot more sense.
And, the first sin WAS based in pride and elitism.
“you can be gods”
See: Rail, run out on a
The corner is getting tighter everyday.
How dare you confuse this eruption of outrage with actual facts!
I was going to post the same thing, but luckily I read all the posts and realize you were already doing so.
As you say, WND seems to do this a LOT.
“This is a hill I would be willing to die/kill on”
Yes, this had better get overturned on appeal, or, as far as I’m concerned, the government will have voided that whole “social contract”, and I won’t feel bound to hold up my end anymore.
Hadn’t seen you reply or be pinged to this yet. You have a real nutty judge there.
You mean I sang a “hippy lust” song at karaoke last night? LOL
Has anyone told Billy Joel about this?
Is that for real, or is it the punchline to some joke about married sex?
The NWO folks strike again.
Along with being stupidly suicidally WRONG as a nation and culture. What traitorous leaders they've shoehorned in on us.
Its a natural extension of Kelo
Libs would call C.S. Lewis a racist.
Civil disobediance time!
These farmers should take all the milk they can get their hands on and dump it on the courthouse steps daily while chanting for impeachment of this so called judge. Don’t stop until he is forced out.
If I understand things correctly, this is a state law and the state police power that is being discussed. I´m unfamiliar with the relevant state constitution, but it´s entirely possible that the judge is correct.
That doesn´t mean that the law is not ridiculous and paternalistic of course.
Actually the court DID say that the rights of the plaintiffs to own their cow, enter into a contract to board a cow, etc., all of which the plaintiffs claimed to be “fundamental” rights — the term “fundamental” being a key term — are not in fact fundamental rights.
Therefore, in determining the constitutionality of the laws of Wisconsin regulating milk production that the plaintiffs are challenging, the courts will apply a “minimal scrutiny” standard of review.
You could make very similar arguments the plaintiffs are making here about running a marijuana farm or coca field — or even a meth lab — that they have a fundamental right to “grow their own”.
This decision, at least up to the point where the Judge ruled on the question of fundamental rights, which is where I stopped, is NOT activist at all. It is pretty much “turn the crank” legal reasoning.
Wow. Just wow.