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UNDER ARMED ARREST FOR SELLING MILK

Armed raid over raw milk

Wondering why the cops don’t raid the local crack house?

It’s because they’re too busy going after milk lovers.

You’re not going to believe this one, but a raw food coop in California was recently raided by armed police officers who burst in like gangbusters with their guns drawn, looking for raw milk.

Imagine that — armed officers of the law, storming into an ordinary American business just to bust them for selling milk. You’d think there were no other crimes taking place in the country! (Just to be sure, I checked — and yes, other crimes are still taking place in this country.)

No matter how you feel about raw milk, as a taxpayer you should be absolutely outraged over this complete misuse of money and resources to make a backward political point.

One of the coop volunteers put it best: “There’s a marijuana dispensary down the street from my house,” Lela Buttery told National Public Radio. “I can buy as much alcohol as I want, but I can’t drink this enzymatic, nutrient-rich superfood?”

Sorry — you’re out of luck, because in most states raw milk is either illegal, or you have to jump through hoops to get it… and milk lovers are often finding out the hard way.

Just ask the vanload of Georgians who drove to South Carolina to stock up on raw milk last year. When they crossed the state line back into Georgia, the authorities — who had been spying on them — were waiting.

Agents from the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the FDA forced them to pull over and dump all their milk — 110 gallons of it — on the side of the road.

Don’t be intimidated — know your local laws, and (more importantly) know the loopholes, because raw milk is the healthiest thing you can drink.

But you might have to stare down the barrel of a gun to get it.

August 20th, 2010
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