MAJOR SETBACK in REPEAL of Monsanto Protection Act (MPA)

MAJOR SETBACK in the effort to REPEAL Monsanto Protection Act

BAD NEWS! A MAJOR SETBACK in the noble and desperate effort to repeal the Monsanto Protection Act which prevents courts from stopping the sale & planting of illegally approved GMO seed!

Sen. Jeff Merkley’s attempt to repeal the Monsanto Protection Act (MPA) was blocked by Sen. Roy Blunt (the senator who wrote the MPA and cleverly engineered getting it through the Senate).

Not surprising that Blunt has received over $168,000.00 in political contributions from Monsanto.

The DANGEROUS Monsanto Protection Act…
The Monsanto Protection Act prevents federal courts from stopping the sale or planting of controversial GMO seeds, even if they were illegally approved and could threaten human health or the environment.

Sen. Merkley rose to the challenge (after the MPA was established) and crafted an amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill that would repeal the Monsanto Protection Act.  Unfortunately, when the Senate was addressing the 2013 Farm Bill, Merkley was blocked from introducing his amendment for a vote by Sen. Blunt.

BUT, we still have ONE MORE CHANCE.  It’s now up to us (THE PEOPLE) to support Sen Merkley’s effort or we may lose this VERY IMPORTANT opportunity!

Please spend this week telling everyone you know about this issue and ask them to get involved by signing the petition AND calling their Senators.

We need to make our voices heard… LOUDLY AND CLEARLY. The more people that take action the better chance we’ll have of getting the Monsanto Protection Act repealed.


#1. SIGN THE ‘NEW’ PETITION. This is a NEW petition so if you signed the first one please ALSO sign this one. You can access the petition here.

#2. CALL YOUR SENATORS. You can call the senate switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and ask to be connected to your senators or you can look up the phone numbers for your senators here.

“I’m calling today to strongly request that you please support Sen. Jeff Merkely’s amendment to the Senate version of the 2013 Farm Bill to repeal the Monsanto Protection Act.”

BTW: When and how did the Monsanto Protection Act get passed?
It was passed without debate or a vote in March 2013.  It was passed without debate or vote because it was cleverly attached as an amendment to the Continuing Resolution that was being pushed through quickly and without debate because it determines funding for the US Government through September 30, 2013.  The Continuing Resolution and its amendment, The Monsanto Protection Act, were signed in March of this year.

If you spread the word, we’ll help educate everyone.  Use the “Spread the Word” button in this app to tell your friends and family about GMOs and the LABEL GMO app.

Got the free LABEL GMO app yet?  If not, you can get yours here.

The Team at LABEL GMO

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