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Beekeepers Demand Farm Bill Pesticide Protection

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm bill, bees, pesticides, politics, environment, sustainability )

- 1670 days ago -
Center for Food Safety and 57 allies demand inclusion of a pollinator protection provision in the upcoming farm bill.

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Elisa F (235)
Friday October 25, 2013, 10:29 am
Thanks, Marty. Save the Bees!!!

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday October 25, 2013, 10:36 am
Wish they stopped spraying poison all over !!!

penny C (83)
Friday October 25, 2013, 11:48 am
Thanks Marty.

Christeen A (368)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:08 pm
Please help save the bees. Thank you.

fly bird (26)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:17 pm
Signed. there are a few others here to sign.thks

Alan Lambert (91)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:21 pm
I'm not counting on the Greedy Oil-addled Pharisees to get their brains around a farm bill at all...

Azmi Timur (0)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 1:13 am
THank you for sharing.

June M (139)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 8:06 am
thanks marty for sharing

Bill K (0)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 8:11 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 8:17 am
My husband is a beekeeper and raises his bees organically. Thanks for posting this ; )

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 8:44 am

Malgorzata Zmuda (198)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 10:25 am

Penelope Ryan (178)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 10:52 am

Joanne Dixon (38)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 1:40 pm
Signed letter to Congress.
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(previously signed #1)

Judy C (97)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 1:59 pm
Signed. Thanks Marty. Thanks for that link, Beverly.

Birgit W (160)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 2:14 pm
Thanks for sharing.

Marlene Puaoi (20)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 2:47 pm
By saving the bees, we may save the humans.

Roger G (154)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 3:35 pm
noted, thanks

reft h (66)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 4:44 pm
we need to do something. We need our bees.

Dianne D (490)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 4:48 pm
We need to get back to nature and stop the pesticides. Greedy farmers use these things to make more money putting people and animals at risk. If pesticides have been used on food, it needs to be labeled and let the consumers decide if they want to poison themselves or not.

Robert K (31)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 5:32 pm
No bees, no farms. So what's the obvious path here? Yep!

Saturday October 26, 2013, 6:11 pm

Shirley A (96)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 7:02 pm
I am not being overly dramatic here when I say, so go the bees, so goes our planet and lives. I don't think folks stop to think of the complete devastation that would happen if we lose our bees and all pollinators, bats included. Without them we do not survive, it's just that simple and serious. It may not seem like it but protecting them is the MOST IMPORTANT thing we need to be concerned with. The fake debt ceiling debate, ignorant sequester and budget won't even be needed to be talked about if we lose the pollinators and ability to raise food.

Winn A (179)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 7:09 pm

Ondine J (134)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 8:18 pm
Thanks, this is such a vital issue. No bees=no food

Katie & Bill D (107)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 8:31 pm
Very simple No bees we do not have food!
Thank you Marty

Athena F (131)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 12:48 am
A child could figure this one out.

"What pollinates the crops so we have food to eat, Johnny?"
"That's right. Also butterflies, other insects and animals too." And this stuff makes sick, or worse, kills them, en masse.

It's not healthy for us either, so those anti-animal, anti-environment, "pro-human" types who like to cry "it's them or us! Science! Progress! Jobs!" can't even go there.

ALL this is about is greed and convenience. You can't have science, progress OR jobs without a planet to do it on. Quick fixes suck, and this one sucks like a supermassive black hole. :P

Inge B (202)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 1:11 am
Love the bee, hate poison

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 2:17 am
Thank you

Alina Kanaski (0)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 6:48 am
Thanks for sharing--here's hoping it passes!

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 8:39 am

Ruth C (87)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 9:14 am
Save the Bees!

Sharon Davidson (371)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 1:32 pm
It is so important to save our bees.

Rhonda W (376)
Monday October 28, 2013, 4:03 pm
noted- Please save OUR bees!!!

Victoria Oakey (124)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 7:31 am
Noted and read.

Melania P (122)
Friday November 15, 2013, 10:51 am
and they are so right!!! No bees no food!!
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