US about to ban organic farming

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by nmchic, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. nmchic

    nmchic New Egg

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    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.


    And another one:
    http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_17355.cfm

    The name on this outrageous food plan is:
    Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 (bill HR 875).
    THIS IS REAL, FOLKS! PASS THIS ALONG TO ALL CONCERNED ON YOUR MAILING LISTS & CALL YOUR SENATE REPRESENTETIVES 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 www.house.gov/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_information/senators_cfm.cfm
     
  2. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    [​IMG] [​IMG] we are losing our freedom more and more every day trillions of dollars in debt... any way here is the original bill from govtrack.com:

    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h111-875

    it's a very long bill and I haven't read the whole thing but if your right that would be a huge loss of freedom we are in sad shape our nation is I guess if this passes we are going to practice civil disobedience to me this would be breaking our constitutional rights correct me if I'm wrong but doesn't this count as personal LIBERTY when our congressmen and senators come up for re election we need to vote these idiots out of office for CRAP like this. sorry for the [​IMG]
     
  3. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Ahh mostly dang. Looks like I'm packing again.
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    You mean this is an ACTUAL post and someones not going to pop up and say that popular phrase for today?
     
  5. cmcgoun

    cmcgoun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great, Monsanto the evil company is back at it again. They made such great products such as: Agent Orange, genetically altered soybeans, engineered napalm, should I go on? I wont, they are evil, and they suck, our government is just doing this so they can become the only seed dealer, its ridiculous.
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Tea Party anyone?
     
  7. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sad aint it
     
  8. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    we're with ya [​IMG]
     
  9. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Quote:I'm going to the demonstration with my Mom!
     
  10. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Their is one on the 15th in Colorado Springs [​IMG]
     

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