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#1 – 14 American Cities Aim to Ban Meat, Dairy, Private Cars by 2030 — by Ward Clark
It is, of course, the grossest of understatements to say that all of these proposals are anathema to the concept of personal liberty. It’s also pretty obvious that were any of these cities to attempt to legislate any of this, they would be hit with mass unrest and would certainly be slapped down in the courts. There is just no justification, climate change or no climate change, to completely rewrite the very basis of our society like this. We are, or at least are supposed to be, free people, with a government that protects our rights, especially our liberty and property. Liberty, of course, includes “I’ll eat what I want, I’m paying for it myself, and if anyone doesn’t like it, I’ll tell them where to head in.” But liberty isn’t the goal here; as my colleague Becky Noble recently wrote, these elites are more than willing to force compliance.
Eating meat is the very basis of humanity. People have been eating meat since there have been people. Human society had its beginnings in…