Unformatted text preview: restaurants. Foie Gras is a type of food served in Chicago that is produced in New York and California. Because of the cruel manner in which Foie Gras is produced, the city of Chicago used the State Police Powers to enact an Ordinance that banned the sale of Foie Gras at food dispensing establishments in the city. By banning the sale of Foie Gras the city of Chicago is impinging on the both New York’s, California’s and Chicago’s economy. At the same time by banning the sale of Foie Gras the city of Chicago is going against the torture of animals. Based on the Dormant Commerce Clause the courts need to weigh the states interest on regulating the sale of Foie Gras and the burden that it places on interstate regulation. In this case banning the sale of Foie Gras will be detrimental to three states commerce and I believe Liver Delight will be successful in their defense....
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- Spring '08
- U.S. state, Dormant Commerce Clause, Foie gras