Help stop Bill OUTLAW ORGANIC FARMING (bill HR 875

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Oklahoma Lightning, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. Oklahoma Lightning

    Oklahoma Lightning Songster

    Mar 3, 2009
    Twin Oaks
    House Bill on Organic Farming
    I am sorry for the cross post but this effects a lot of Okie and poeple across the Nation. We are trying to get the word out as fast as we can. If you think it doesn't effect you, you are wrong, these big boys are playing for keep and control. It effects every last one of us.

    *Subject: Against Organic Farming Ban*

    Please tell everyone who wants organic foods.....

    US House and Senate are about (in a week and a half) to** ** vote on bill
    that will OUTLAW ORGANIC FARMING (bill HR 875).** **There is an enormous
    rush to get this into law within the** **next 2 weeks before people realize
    what is happening.
    >Main backer and lobbyist is Monsanto – chemical and genetic engineering
    giant corporation (and Cargill, ADM, and
    about 35 other related agri-giants) . This bill will require** **organic
    farms to use specific** **fertilizers and poisonous insect sprays dictated
    by the** **newly formed agency to "make sure there is no danger to** **the
    public food supply". ** **This will include backyard gardens that grow food
    only for a family and not for sales.

    If this passes then NO more heirloom clean seeds but only** **Monsanto
    genetically altered seeds that are now showing up
    with unexpected diseases in humans.
    > There is a video on the subject.
    > com/watch? v=epXNJNjYBvw& feature=related
    > And another one:
    > com/watch? v=eeWVkTU1s1E
    > The name on this outrageous food plan is:
    > Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 (bill HR 875).
    > TODAY!
    > Get on that phone and burn up the wires. Get anyone else
    > you can to do the same thing. The House and Senate WILL pass
    > this if they are not massively threatened with loss of their
    > position.... They only fear your voice and your vote.
    > The best thing to do is go to writerep
    > all you have to do is put in your zip and it will give you
    > your congressperson and how to get in touch with them. When
    > you call their office someone will answer the phone, just
    > tell them (politely) that you are calling to express your
    > views on HR 875.
    > Tell them your views, they'll take your name and
    > address and pass your comments along to the congressperson.
    > The following link is a list of the U.S. senators and their
    > contact info:
    > http://www.senate. gov/general/ contact_informat ion/senators_ cfm.cfm*

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    Please take this into account and act fast.

    Last edited by Oklahoma Lightning (Today 6:54 pm)
  2. rizq

    rizq Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    Why is it any of anyone's business what I grow in MY garden on MY land for MY consumption??? Unless we are speaking of illegal substances (i.e. illicit drugs, not heirloom seeds!), why should they be able to have any say in what I grow for me to eat? The whole reason I toil in my garden is to avoid the poisons pumped into commercial foods ... now they are trying to force us to poison what we grow too?
  3. rizq

    rizq Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    Oh, and I would like to know what it is they want us to put on there to "protect the public food supply." Fertilizer increases growth ... weed killer kills weeds ... insecticides kill insects. Weeds and bugs will not poison us, their chemicals do!

    And what does what I grow in my garden have to do with the public food supply?

    OK, I am done now. This one really turned my crank!
  4. beak

    beak On vacation

    Dec 12, 2008
    Kiowa, Colorado
    It's old news. Been on here ad nauseum. Kind of like HR45.
  5. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Even if the bill passed, how would they ever enforce it? Doesn't seem like much of a threat.
  6. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Crowing

    Feb 28, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
    Done, Just do it! And send a letter that's short and to the point!
    A bag full of letters is tangible and hard to ignore.

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