No, Plant-Based Meals Do Not Undermine Freedom of Choice

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In 2022, Jeremy Clarkson became outraged by the Oxfordshire County Council’s decision to serve only plant-based meals at their events, claiming it undermined our freedom of choice. But it’s most likely not freedom of choice he’s thinking of, since participants can choose to buy a meal outside the venue. It was how the council presented it as a moral choice. It puts the morality of people’s animal consumption into question; it makes them feel like they can’t or shouldn’t eat meat because it’s less moral than eating plant-based meals. Read full article here

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