Government’s primal responsibility is to protect its citizens. In this era of unprecedented corporate control, citizens’ have a preeminent right to self-defense. Government’s basic responsibility of providing protection MUST extend to allowing citizens to protect themselves from the abusive impact of self-serving corporations.
Enter now what is being called the – false and destructive – ‘Monsanto Doctrine’: the ‘right’ of corporations to do whatever they want despite local laws.
This Huff Post article was recently shared by our allies in Hawaii – ground zero in the fight citizens are waging to protect their families from the harmful and UNTESTED impacts of chemical and transgenic agriculture.
HERE’S HOW WE CAN HELP: 1) watch and share the video (2:50) embedded in the article, plus 2) sign and share this petition. Thanks! Jim & Megan https://www.change.org/p/in-solidarity-with-the-people-of-h…
“Simply put, the Monsanto Doctrine is the right of agrochemical corporations to spray unlimited quantities of industrial poisons regardless of any local law passed to protect human or environmental safety. If it is upheld by the federal Appeals Court, then local governments around the country will be rendered powerless to protect its citizens’ basic civil right to health and safety.”