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Raw milk a Charter of Rights and Freedoms issue — Karen Selick, Canadian Constitution Foundation

Karen Selick, lawyer with the Canadian Constitution Foundation, being interviewed for television outside the legislature building at Queen's Park, Toronto, November 17, 2009

Here’s the text of a statement presented by Karen Selick, representing the Canadian Constitution Foundation, in support of consumer choice on raw milk. The statement was presented at a news conference at Queen’s Park, Toronto, with raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt’s farm was raided Nov. 21, 2006. The charges arising from that raid came to trial last January 2009. A verdict is expected January 21, 2010. Here is the Canadian Constitution Foundation statement on the issue, from the CCF website:

“TORONTO: At a press conference at Queen’s Park today, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) announced its support for a court case involving consumer choice, freedom of contract, and the right to earn an honest living free from government regulation that is arbitrary, unreasonable, unnecessary and unfair. Continue reading

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