You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

Judge Napolitano: Gov't Trying to Tell Parents What Food to Serve Kids at Home Is 'Unconstitutional and Unfair'

When did mother knows best become government knows best? That’s the question being asked after the Department of Agriculture decided its school lunch menu is so great that parents need to serve it to their children at home. Is this guideline another case of government overstepping its boundaries? Judge Andrew Napolitano says not only is this overstepping, it’s unconstitutional.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has often been referred to as “Nanny Bloomberg” for trying to regulate what was usually considered private behavior. Now the USDA is recommending what parents should put on their dinner tables. Judge Napolitano told Neil Cavuto, “The government gets its powers, all of its power, from the consent of the governed. We have never consented

to allow any government to tell us what to eat in our homes.”


Related Links:


He said the USDA is taking its authority to regulate the movement of food and interstate commerce and claiming that it somehow has the authority to regulate food on our tables. The judge said it’s unconstitutional, unfair, unlawful and against the laws of nature.

Find out how the government could begin to police this food guideline:


Follow Fox News Insider, the official blog of Fox News Channel on Twitter and Google+!


Leave a Comment0

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News

Subscribe

Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

Greta Is Wired!

GretaWire.com is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" reveals who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Watch the latest installment, 'The Guardian Angel,' here.