Forum Post: Urgent action starting from today - call your congressman/senators not let "super-committee" to manipulate the Farm Bill
Posted 11 years ago on Oct. 31, 2011, 4:36 p.m. EST by NewGreen
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The current Farm Bill will be expired in 2012. It is our chance to end animal cruelty of factory farming for good and to put an end to all the environmental related degradation caused by its operation which is the primary root cause to accelerate the climate change in recent years.
However, the lobbyists have tried to steal the control of renewal process from tax payer's input by proposing to rewrite the food and farm bill in 2 weeks by Agriculture "Super-Committee" (3Rs + 3Ds). Tomorrow (Nov 1st) is the last day the Super Committee will submit their draft. We have to call our congressman and senators to tell them not to let the Super Committee alone to make decision behind a closed door for the new Farm Bill. It is our "Food Bill". We can't allow our hard-earned tax money to be stolen by few people who own big corporations.
We need your help to make calls to Capital operators, 202-224-3121 today.
Do call repetitively after tomorrow. Congress will vote on the draft on Dec 23rd. We have to tell them that it is not right to exclude tax payer's input. It is not right to ignore majority farmers but favor the corporation's industrial farming.
You can get more info about Farm Bill at http://sustainableagriculture.net/blog/take-action-on-the-farm-bill/. Please spread the message to like minded people.