Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Food and Farm Bill of Rights

Congressman Earl Blumenauer D-Oregon is promoting a "Food and Farm Bill of Rights" on his blog. Here they are with more details at his blogsite:

1. Americans have a right to a policy free of special interest giveaways.

2. American taxpayers have a right to a fiscally responsible policy.

3. Americans have a right to a policy that serves all farmers.

4. Americans have a right to a safe and healthful food supply.

5. American children have a right to good nutrition.

6. Americans have a right to local supplies of fresh food.

7. Americans have a right to a policy that promotes energy independence.

8. Americans have a right to a policy that protects the environment.

9. Americans have a right to preserve farmland from sprawl.

10. Americans have a right to a policy that fosters sustainable farming practices.

hat tip to Common Iowan where I first saw this.

1 comment:

noneed4thneed said...

Thanks for the link. You have a great site and I have added it my bookmarks.