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Los Angeles City Council Unanimously Passes Meatless Monday Resolution

Author: Edmund Jenks
Published: November 12, 2012 at 9:31 am

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Los Angeles City Council Unanimously Passes Meatless Monday Resolution

Many in our society have "meatless Fridays" so what the secular left in our Government are trying to dilute is a centuries old tradition ... just because it cannot bring itself to attach an additional, Government promoted secular meaning to what many in the Catholic faith are already doing (at least half-way) ... giving red meat the day off!

Just why do Catholics eat fish on Friday – or, better said, why do Catholics abstain from warm-blooded flesh meat on Friday? The obvious answer that every Catholic should know is that it is a penance imposed by the Church to commemorate the day of the Crucifixion of Our Lord – to enable us (as a reminder) to make a small sacrifice for the incredible sacrifice He made for our salvation.

This excerpted and edited from New York Daily News -

Los Angeles City Council calls for ‘Meatless Mondays,’ cites health and environmental concerns
By Charlie Wells / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS - Saturday, November 10, 2012, 5:56 PM

The drive-thru capital of the world has declared Mondays meatless.

In a unanimous vote, the Los Angeles City Council adopted a resolution encouraging residents to go vegetarian on the first day of the work week as part of an international movement aimed at reducing the planet’s meat consumption.

"Eating less meat can prevent and even reverse some of our nation's most common illnesses," Councilwoman Jan Perry said. "We've become disconnected in some ways from the simple truth that our health is directly affected by the foods we eat."

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