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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by raznboersnkids, Jul 22, 2007.

  1. raznboersnkids

    raznboersnkids Out Of The Brooder

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    If you havent heard of nais, its the gvmts way to number our farms and moniter every pet we own, livestock fowl etc, It does effect us all. They are messing with our rights, if you do not want to answer to the gvmt on every pet you own then please call, fax, email your congressman today! Its none of the gvmts business if we have fowl in backyard for pets or eggs or goats, horses whatever. Please help us stop this! The following was released today. This does effect our families!
     
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  2. raznboersnkids

    raznboersnkids Out Of The Brooder

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    2007 Farm Bill is passed out of committee WITH the NAIS - not enough
    phone calls came in to the legislators to stop it!! We must act NOW.

    Subj: ACTION ALERT: Farm Bill Paves Way for Mandatory NAIS
    Date: 7/20/2007 10:08:59 AM Eastern Daylight Time

    ***ACTION ALERT***

    FARM BILL PAVES WAY FOR MANDATORY NAIS

    CALL YOUR U.S. REPRESENTATIVE

    Yesterday, July 19, the U.S. House Ag. Committee passed the Farm Bill
    with a provision that paves the way for mandatory NAIS. Inserted by
    Collin Peterson (U.S. House Ag. Committee Chairman (D-MN)) the
    provision allows linking mandatory NAIS to Country of Origin Labeling
    (COOL) by repealing a law that now prevents that.

    THE FARM BILL WILL BE VOTED ON BY THE FULL U.S. HOUSE BY THE END OF
    JULY. YOU MUST GET THROUGH TO YOUR REPRESENTATIVE IMMEDIATELY.

    In short: COOL becomes law in 2008 and requires source verification
    of livestock stamped "U.S." Source verification can be provided
    privately by industry, but will be used as leverage for mandatory
    NAIS if Peterson's provision passes the full House.

    The current law reads: The Secretary [of Agriculture] shall not use a
    mandatory identification system to verify the country of origin of a
    covered commodity. Peterson's provision would repeal this law.

    Peterson's provision states: REPEAL OF PROHIBITION ON MANDATORY
    IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM FOR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING. (Title XI,
    Subtitle B, Section 11101 of the Farm Bill).

    NOTE: Representatives are being told by Peterson's office that this
    provision is just in there "in case of emergencies"...if NAIS becomes
    mandatory then without this they wouldn't be able to use the NAIS
    database. This makes no sense and is a smokescreen. It also means
    Peterson is planning on mandatory NAIS. If we do not stop this NOW,
    they will probably be able to force mandatory NAIS.

    CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE
    ACTION: Contact your representative and tell him or her you OPPOSE
    Title XI, Subtitle B, Section 11101 of the Farm Bill that allows
    linking COOL to mandatory NAIS. Call and SEND FAXES. (find your Rep.
    at: http://www.house.gov/ ) (Note: For email, go to the individual
    rep.websites at http://house.gov -- most use email forms). Tell your
    Representative to REMOVE this provision from the Farm Bill.

    If you can find a way to meet personally with your Representative, or
    his agricultural aide, PLEASE DO SO AT ONCE!

    SAMPLE PHONE and FAX MESSAGES:

    Ask to speak to your Representative's Agriculture Aide.WHAT TO SAY:
    My name is ______ and I am calling about the Farm Bill. I would
    like to speak to the agricultural aide for Representative______; who
    is that please? Please ask Representative ______ to remove Title XI,
    Subtitle B, Section 11101 of the Farm Bill. This section allows a
    mandatory National Animal Identification System (NAIS) to be linked
    to Country of Origin Labeling. I oppose NAIS. This section would
    allow COOL to be used as leverage for forcing mandatory NAIS. NAIS
    has nothing to do with Country of Origin Labeling and the law
    currently prohibits using mandatory NAIS for COOL. This section
    would change the law and allow COOL to be used as an excuse for
    forcing NAIS on farmers who do not want it, do not need it, and will
    be destroyed by it. NAIS is not an "emergency" system, it would be a
    permanent, unnecessary burden on America's small farmers. The
    overwhelming majority of America's small farmers are not affected by
    COOL, yet they are the ones who would be destroyed by a mandatory
    NAIS. Americans want local food and NAIS will destroy local
    agriculture. Please tell Representative ____ to remove this provision
    from the Farm Bill.

    Thank you.

    FAX:

    Dear Congressman/Congresswoman_______,

    I am writing about the Farm Bill to urgently request that you remove
    Title XI, Subtitle B, Section 11101. This section allows a mandatory
    National Animal Identification System (NAIS) to be linked to Country
    of Origin Labeling.

    I oppose NAIS. NAIS has nothing to do with Country of Origin
    Labeling and the law currently prohibits using mandatory NAIS for
    COOL. This section would change the law and allow COOL to be used as
    an excuse for forcing NAIS on farmers who do not want it, do not need
    it, and will be destroyed by it. NAIS is not an "emergency" system,
    it would be a permanent, unnecessary burden on America's small
    farmers. The overwhelming majority of America's small farmers are not
    affected by COOL, yet they are the ones who would be destroyed by a
    mandatory NAIS. Americans want local food and NAIS will destroy local
    agriculture. Please remove Title XI, Subtitle B, Section 11101 from
    the Farm Bill.

    Thank you.

    Name
    Address
    Phone number
    (You must include this information so they can verify you are from
    their district. If you don't include it they will toss your fax).


    **************************************************
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    For more information please contact the Virginia Independent
    Consumers and Farmers Association (VICFA) and National Independent
    Consumers and Farmers Advocates Fund (NICFA Fund)

    Unless we ALL call, we ALL are going to lose our property/animals.
    Please help!

    866-340-9281
    800-417-7666
    877-851-6437
    866-220-0044

    Toll free numbers for Congress - just ask for the office you want.
    We've got to get their phones ringing off the hooks. Call and call
    again. Tell everyone you know to do the same thing.

    The Messengers in Arkansas
    http://arkansasanimalproducers.8k.com
    http://nonais.org NO TO THE NAIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Bad news here. No matter what happens, we still have a Constitution and I'm going to stand on that till they cut off my legs. Private property rights must not be given away and that's what will happen. Just remember, the United States of America would not exist if it were not for civil disobedience.
     
  4. raznboersnkids

    raznboersnkids Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes this is very bad news. Thats why we are trying to spread the word and forward this to anyone and everyone that has chickens/goats/horses/sheep/pigs and other fowl/livestock. This definitly is going to affect our rights unless we put a stop to it now. Thier plan is anyone named farm or not that has these types of animals will have to register with the gvmt. That means they have access to what you buy/sell whatever. We cannot let them take our rights away, they already number us when we are born and die, they already tax us til we die, we should be able to keep whatever animals we want on our privately owned land. Please please take the time to email, fax or call. Our rights depend on it! Thank you!
     

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