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YOU CAN HELP STOP MONSANTO BILL 875

Posted in What You Can Do on April 10, 2009 by willthomasonline

Is your garden going to be against the law in the United States?

Are farmers markets going to be regulated out of existence in the former “Land Of The Free?”

What is Obama doing???

Under the guise of “making food safer,” pending Bill HR 875 seeks to criminalize small farmers and backyard gardeners in order to hand control of America’s (and I do mean all of the Americas) to a few giant corporations like Cargill, Tyson – and most notoriously, Monsanto.

This aggressive promoter of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) “foods” has long demonstrated its concern over human and animal welfare by bringing the horrors of dioxin-laced Agent Orange to human families and wildlife throughout Vietnam, as well as to the families of incapacitated American veterans. The second most mutagenic toxin after plutonium, Monsanto-made dioxin destroys the blueprint for life. The third most toxic substances on this planet are polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Monsanto invented PCBs, too…

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WHAT YOU CAN DO

Contact your Congressional members at 202-224-3121 Ask them to oppose HR 875 and S 425.

Sign the ‘Natural Solutions Foundations petition to Amend the Food Safety Modernization Act H.R. 875 [and Substitutes], by adding a “Natural and Family Food and Farming Exclusion Amendment”

Find out who sits on your states agriculture and farming committee and contact them with your concerns.

Contact your local elected officials and let them know your position on legislation and why.

Attend a local Weston A. Price Foundation meeting – a good start to learning about what is going on in farming, as well as getting involved with local and state initiatives.

Start your own local “Crop Circle” meeting. Ask everyone to bring a homegrown dish for potluck.

Plant your own backyard, back deck or window box “Victory Garden”. It’s easy, fun… and it’s planting time right now!

Support Farmers To Consumers Legal Defense Fund

WATCH THESE SHORT VIDEOS

The End Of Small farms – What You Should Know

Free Speech TV Story On HR 875

Small Farmers And Backyard Gardeners React

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