Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Forget Gay Marriage, California Says No to Bake Sales

Is California the strangest state in America? Yes, by far. CBS news has reported that baked goods are still allowed to be sold at bakeries, but not at school fundraisers. The reason behind this ridiculous law...childhood obesity. "Food sales are a big part of our community," said Wendy Morrison, the mother of a fifth-grader at Montclair Elementary. "They're more than just the selling of food. It's community coming together."Morrison mourns the loss."It was actually a beloved tradition at the school."California's effort to get fat and sugar out of school foods goes far beyond the disappearing bake sale tables. School lunches no longer consist of hot dogs, french fries and nachos. Choices now include spinach salad, healthy burritos and grilled chicken."

Also in the new "alternative school" being set up in Chicago for gay, lesbian and trans-whatever teens, PETA is pushing for an all vegetarian menu. Come on in big brother and tell me what I can eat today.