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GMO-labeling movement needs YOU to stop Congress from passing the Deny Americans the Right to Know Act

By Heyes:(NaturalNews) An effort is underway in Congress to preempt states who want to require foods to carry labels describing any genetically modified ingredients via legislation, but pro-GMO-labeling groups are attempting to rally the general public to oppose the measure.

Momentum builds in Congress to end raw milk prohibition nationwide


Buying and selling raw dairy products across state lines has been outlawed in the U.S. since the late 1980s, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided that Americans were no longer free to make their own food decisions without government approval. But this senseless and unconstitutional policy of prohibition could soon become history if a bipartisan effort to restore food freedom reaches a breaking point in Congress.

Momentum builds in Congress to end raw milk prohibition nationwide


Buying and selling raw dairy products across state lines has been outlawed in the U.S. since the late 1980s, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided that Americans were no longer free to make their own food decisions without government approval. But this senseless and unconstitutional policy of prohibition could soon become history if a bipartisan effort to restore food freedom reaches a breaking point in Congress.

The Ten Most Disturbing Things You Should Know About the FBI Since 9/11


As Congress considers the nomination of James B. Comey to lead the FBI for the next ten years, lawmakers should examine measures to rein in a bureau that has undermined civil liberties in the name of fighting terrorism. This is a false trade off: we can be both safe and free.

Nearly One in Five Members of Congress Gets Paid Twice


To solve the debt crisis, Americans—who are already suffering in these tough economic times—will have to make even more sacrifices, Rep. Mike Coffman told his House colleagues last year. So, leaning on his military service, the 58-year-old Colorado Republican argued that members of Congress should take the first step and abolish their congressional pensions. “If there’s one thing I learned in both the United States Army and the Marine Corps about leadership, it was leading by example,” Coffman lectured them, pointing to his chest at a committee hearing. “Never ask anyone to do anything that you yourself would not be willing to do.”
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'Monsanto Protection Act' to be voted on by Congress - take action now to fight back against biotech tyranny


The U.S. Congress is right now moving forward with the passage of the 2013 Agricultural Appropriations Bill (AAB), also known as H.R. 933, which currently contains an added "rider" that would allow agricultural biotechnology corporations like Monsanto to bypass the legal system in approving, growing and selling illegal genetically-modified (GM) seeds and crops.

Sen. Lindsey Graham Favors Indefinite Detention, Without Trial, for Americans

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) constantly attacks the Obama administration for "government overreach" and "expanding big government" when it comes to health care, but he is currently writing an amendment to an upcoming defense bill that would allow the U.S. government to lock U.S. citizens in prison on the suspicion of terrorist association, without a trial, reports Mother Jones.

Paul Ryan and Todd Akin Partnered on Bill Outlawing Abortion and Birth Control Pills

Yesterday, ThinkProgress reported that Rep. Todd "Legitimate Rape" Akin (R-MO) and GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan both cosponsored the bill that introduced America to the despicable term "forcible rape."

Police scan us. Soon we’ll scan them

Very soon you will be able to go to the airport and not cower at having a Homeland Security cop rummage around your private parts or command you to be filmed for any trace association with terrorism.