Saturday, May 25, 2013

""One of the most outrageous special interest provisions in years." That’s what Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) calls the Monsanto Protection Act, which became law in March.1 Now we have an opportunity to stop it. Senator Merkley has proposed an amendment to the Senate Farm Bill that would repeal the Monsanto Protection Act – but it will take serious grassroots pressure to even make sure the amendment comes up for a vote. Senator Merkley was blocked from offering the amendment for a vote on Thursday, but we have another opportunity when the Senate returns from next week's recess, so we need to keep the pressure on." http://act.credoaction.com/sign/monsanto_protection_act/?sp_ref=1713554.4.125.o.1.2&referrer_akid=7995.4113900.-yQIi1&source=clickcopy_sp

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