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Give geese a chance
by Jeannette Walls
Thursday Sep 23rd, 2004 12:55 PM
if you haven't yet, it's time to call or email the governor to sign SB 1520, the foie gras ban -- deadline is Sept 30th!! http://www.govmail.ca.gov/
Give geese a chance

Paul McCartney wants Arnold Schwarzenegger to give geese a chance.

The former Beatle has written the former action star, asking him to ban foie gras production in California.

A bill outlawing the force-feeding of geese to produce the delicacy is on Governor Schwarzenegger’s desk, and Sir Paul McCartney, a member of VIVA!, an animal-rights group pushing the bill, is hoping the governor will sign it.

“Your signature could be the one that ends the suffering of these poor animals,” McCartney wrote to the “Terminator” star in a letter dated Sept. 20. “I feel sure that your natural feelings of compassion will encourage you to sign this basic humane bill into law.”