PETA asks Newark mayor for ban on fast food

NEWARK N.J. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter last week to Newark Mayor Cory Booker asking him to ban the construction of new fast-food restaurants in his city.

PETA said the request comes in the wake of a recent study that found people who live near fast-food restaurants are more likely to suffer from obesity and another that found the same people are more likely to suffer from strokes.

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