August 11, 2016

Parents who force children to go on 'Vegan diets' could face jail time under new Italian law

StaffRebel Columnist

Italy has stepped up its game in the war against Vegans.

Italian politician Elvira Savino of the Forza Italia party says that parents should face prison if they impose a Vegan diet on their children and has proposed legislation to make this happen.

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According to The Independent, The “Savino law” will attempt to “stigmatise the reckless and dangerous eating behaviour imposed by parents” who pursue a vegan diet, “to the detriment of minors”.

Under the conditions for the law, a member of parliament wrote, “For some years the belief has been spreading in Italy that a vegetarian diet, even in the rigid form of a vegan diet, results in significant health benefits.”

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“There is no objection if the person making this choice is an informed adult. A problem arises when children are involved,” they added.

What do you think? Do you agree with this new proposed law?

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commented 2016-08-14 11:09:35 -0400
CAMERON ROBOCK commented 1 day ago
omnivore!!!!. People are dumb.

I guess everybody can’t be as smart as you think you are…
commented 2016-08-12 22:10:15 -0400
omnivore!!!!. People are dumb.
commented 2016-08-12 18:13:16 -0400
Children need milk and fat to grow

Anyone not providing this to their kids can stop off at my farm for a visit with me and a 2 × 4 behind the barn.

They deserve it.
commented 2016-08-12 12:05:33 -0400
Children are a parents responsibility, they don’t ’co-parent ’with the government. The Italian government should stay out of it. If a child is not thriving for whatever reason, there are ways to intervene if necessary with out the hand of big government making it illegal to feed your kid the way you see fit.
commented 2016-08-12 11:18:27 -0400
Not enough info in this article to make an informed comment…but what’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander…
Vegans are living an unhealthy lifestyle as far as I know, based on medical science and common sense – that’s their choice, as is my choice to eat meat, or not get vaccinated, or drink cheap whiskey, or take my children to church, etc.
When children are involved – that changes things…but, see proverb above…the state doesn’t need any more power over us than it already has!
To paraphrase a famous philosopher…“Mmmmm, roast goose.”
commented 2016-08-11 17:52:14 -0400
An article in the National Geographic some time ago made the claim that the relatively rapid expansion of the human brain was the direct result of adding meat to our diet. The reason is that a massive input of protein in one meal as opposed to much time spent gathering and consuming low protein content plants allowed us to spend much more time using our brains for other stuff. If you happen to believe in deep time macro-evolution I guess that would make sense.
commented 2016-08-11 17:22:46 -0400
Robert if you have the time watch this …
Its a movie called “FatHead” which compliments a lot of what you said in your post.
Scary stuff, really. People have been manipulated historically. Not that that’s an epiphany, though.
commented 2016-08-11 15:08:51 -0400
Vegans and vegetarians are fighting against several million years of evolution . If you go back far enough to a time when early man may have had a entirely vegetarian diet , you are no longer talking about early man such as homo habilius , you are talking about a mammal still comfortable with climbing in trees. When early man developed the taste for meat he became a predator and no longer a defenseless target for carnivores. Changing climates and oncoming ice age showed that a larger diet in animals was needed in order to survive. Using his big mammalian brain he devised ways to rise to the top of the food chain.Without that taste for meat he would still be running through the forests and jungles screaming while trying to get away from a predator. His culture would also not be anywhere near as developed as he is today.
Vegetarians and vegans are pursuing an ideology that is based on fantasy and not reality.