When french fries are outlawed, only outlaws will have french fries….

The war on fat has just crossed a major red line. The Los Angeles City Council has passed an ordinance prohibiting construction of new fast-food restaurants in a 32-square-mile area inhabited by 500,000 low-income people.

Food Apartheid: Banning fast food in poor neighborhoods.” By William Saletan, Slate, July 31, 2008

I don’t think the state has any more right to tell me what what to put in my mouth than it has to tell me what can come out of my mouth.
–Milton Friedman

I Do Not Believe the State Has Any Right to Tell Me What to Put In My Head,” Cafe Hayek, July 31, 2008
I’ll give up my french fries when they pry them from my cold pudgy fingers….
Next up: police checkpoints for fast food. Watch out Five Guys!

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