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I have been told from people on forums and in person that rules are there for a reason and that they should be followed. I'm sure there were those same types of people in Germany durring WW II. A judge in Wisconsin gave the following ruling:
■“Do not have a fundamental right to own and use a dairy cow or a dairy herd;”
■“Do not have a fundamental right to consume the milk from their own cow;”
■“Do not have a fundamental right to board their cow at the farm of a farmer;”
■“Do not have a fundamental right to produce and consume the foods of their choice;” and
■Cannot enter into private contracts “outside the scope of the State’s police power.”
This judge now works for a firm that defends Monsanto. Always look at where the motavations for the rules comes from.
 
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  Do you know for a fact that he has left the bench and taken this job?  If so,that's huge.

            I really hope that this is actual fact.
 
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The judge's name is Patrick J. Fiedler and he now works for the law firm Axley Brynelson, who defended Monsanto against a patent infringement case filed by a genetic technology firm.  I can't say I'm personally in favor of either of the parties in that particular case! 

http://axley.com/patrick-j-fiedler

http://foodfreedom.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/%E2%80%98no-food-rights%E2%80%99-judge-quits-to-work-for-monsanto-law-firm/
 
                              
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http://axley.com/patrick-j-fiedler

http://www.newworldorderreport.com/News/tabid/266/ID/8839/Judge-Who-Ruled-Humans-Have-No-Food-Rights-Resigns-Takes-Job-with-Monsanto-Law-Firm.aspx

With minimal searching...I found these sites.

Things like this are common place.
 
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Should his rulings stand, and I hope it doesn't.  The ability to refer to this particular case law to bolster other arguments in future cases is frightening
 
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He has indeed left the bench:

http://host.madison.com/news/local/crime_and_courts/article_f25f22b3-4a89-50e3-8d32-06da1adb92f2.html

How anybody with his lack of respect for human rights could have ever risen to his former stature on the bench is totally baffling to me.  In my opinion, he should seek employment in a field other than law.
 
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