Chain Of Events Links Jody Gorran’s Lawsuit Against Atkins With Radical Anti-Meat Groups

Filed under: Atkins Diet — @ May 9, 2006

You’ve heard of Jody Gorran, right? He’s the idiot…er, I mean…gentleman who decided to file a lawsuit against Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. for allegedly causing his arteries to clog when he went on the Atkins diet. Preposterous, I know, but that’s what he is claiming.

Well, now a public watchdog group called The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) has outlined a very clear chain of events linking Gorran and his lawsuit against Atkins (and now McDonald’s) to his association with such radical anti-meat groups as PETA and their front-group, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).

Here’s what the NLPC found in their investigation:

- Gorran sued the Atkins diet company only two years ago for allegedly ruining his health.
- Gorran’s suit was aided by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).
- In fact, PCRM’s lead attorney represented Jody Gorran in his lawsuit against Atkins.
- PCRM is a well-known PETA front group and has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from PETA.
- PCRM founder Neil Barnard is affiliated with an extreme animal rights group named a “Domestic Terror Threat” by the Department of Justice.

Click here to get the full details as well as documentation supporting each of the above statements. It is extremely important to know who these people are and what their motives are so we can articulate to others why the Atkins diet is not as dangerous and unhealthy as they have “heard.”

For Gorran, PETA, and PCRM, it isn’t about health, it’s about headlines. When you realize that, then you will gain a better perspective when you see an Atkins diet attack piece like this one. It all makes sense now, doesn’t it?

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