In an ironic twist, Colorado animal activist Ellen Kessler is charged with 13 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.  A court summons orders Kessler, 72, to appear on May 23 to face the animal cruelty charges.

Kessler was a member of the Colorado Board of Veterinary Medicine until she resigned earlier
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An animal activist named by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis to the Board of Veterinary Medicine has resigned after exchanging insulting comments about farmers and ranchers with Boulder’s Marlon Reis.

Reis is the governor’s spouse, Colorado’s “First Gentleman,” and a friend of animal activist Ellen Kessler. She filled a citizen position
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Jared Polis is governor of Colorado. He is an interesting fellow.

We called him to the attention of readers of Food Safety News when he was serving in Congress because of his association with the Food Freedom movement.

Turn the clock back to 2015 when then-Congressman Polis, D-CO, was
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