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Say No to Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Release in the Florida Keys ACTION US


Health & Wellness  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, wildlife, ge bugs, Oxitec, ge mosquitos, FDA, health, family, disease )

Nancy
- 733 days ago - change.org
It's the FDA's job to protect Americans, not expose us to insects bred in science labs that could have unknown effects on our ecosystems and public health. I know that if enough people sign my petition, the FDA will prioritize the needs of kids like mine



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Carol H. (229)
Monday July 9, 2012, 11:56 am
signed for sure
 

. (0)
Monday July 9, 2012, 12:56 pm
Signed and Noted.
 

Mm M. (449)
Monday July 9, 2012, 1:25 pm
Absolutely signed, WHAT THE ?????????????

Are they all Screwballs? This is Insance
 

Mm M. (449)
Monday July 9, 2012, 1:26 pm
"Sorry Nancy "INSANE" This SHOCKED ME!
 

Regina P. (79)
Monday July 9, 2012, 2:33 pm
Signed., Thanks
 

Nyack Clancy (426)
Monday July 9, 2012, 3:17 pm
Noted and signed- thank you
 

Rock H. (254)
Monday July 9, 2012, 4:58 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Nancy!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 9, 2012, 5:05 pm
already signed, TU Nancy
 

Fran away F. (109)
Monday July 9, 2012, 6:15 pm
That's ridiculous! Already signed. Thanks, Nancy!
 

Mary T. (188)
Monday July 9, 2012, 7:48 pm
Signed and shared already.
 

Elsie Au (266)
Monday July 9, 2012, 8:44 pm
Done. Some scientists do not understand that even they can, it does not mean that they should creat this. Stupid!
 

Jytte Nhanenge (64)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:50 am
Regretfully only for US Citizens, but I have posted in our group: Global Alliance to Ban GMOs
Thanks Nancy
 

Abdessalam Diab (153)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 2:44 am
Thanks for signing! Get more signatures on this petition

Thanks Nancy
 

Phillipa W. (199)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 3:08 am
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SD5-xfbcJI

Alex Jones on GMO etc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMwXlikoFrM&feature=related The Ultimate Secret About Food and water.

If you weren't interested or believing it before, the time is NOW to start taking an interest before it gets too late and we're all sterile and dying.
 

Phillipa W. (199)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 3:10 am
further in he talks about GM animals - mosquitoes are just the start.
 

Joan M. (1086)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 4:52 am
Sorry US residents only. Thanks Nancy
 

Yvonne F. (164)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 4:55 am
Who on earth and in their right state of mind would release mosqiutoes anywhere. I thought we had to many of them already, in the world. Sorry that it is US only. But thanks for posting
 

Joe R. (187)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 7:49 am
Signed and noted.
 

Patricia H. (468)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 10:39 am
noted
 

Helen Porter (41)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 10:45 am
Sounds like the government is pretty determined to solve the claimed "Over population problem".

If one method doesn't work, maybe another will.

What they don't realize is if the people perish from the Earth so will they!
 

Deborah Ann W. (239)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 11:32 am
Signed, noted and forwarded. Thanks for sharing.
 

. (1)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 12:51 pm
Already signed. Thank you.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:46 pm
US only
 

Charlie Rush (44)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 3:14 pm
How long will it take us to learn, that introducing one species to obliterate another, especially a genetically modified one, often has unexpected, negative consequences.
Sometimes, we dive into a very shallow pool, thinking that the water is deep enough.
 

Eternal Gardener (703)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 4:20 pm
N&S
 

Vicky P. (461)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 5:20 pm
Signed and noted
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 9:12 pm
''SIGNED''....thanks Nancy......this is all we need is more big ass mosquitoes and genetically modified at that...NO THANKS. When will these stupid people every learn? All they are doing is making things worse for us all. Take your GE mosquitoes and stick them where the sun don't shine, because, we DON'T want them!!!!!!!!
 

Sheree Silverman (16)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 10:33 pm
What purpose could you possibly have for genetically Modified Mosquitoes? All they do is spread disease.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 10:36 pm
Mosquitoes are bad enough --but a mutant variety that hasn't undergone adequate testing before they're scheduled to be released? No thank you! I wish we could give the geniuses creating these things mutant hemorrhoids. Gladly signed and noted!
 

Mike and Janis B. (6)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 3:47 am
For all their religious fanaticism, moneyed moronic company who would commit this crime is straight from hell. What are they thinking. Trouble is they are taking the rest of the world to hell in a handbasket.
 

Ludger W. (72)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:58 am
noted, signed, ty
 

Christeen Anderson (470)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 1:04 pm
No,no,no. This is ridicilous.
 

Dandelion G. (375)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 1:16 pm
Wow, there is almost more spammer comments than actual C2 members. What gives with all the spam as of late?

The Florida Everglades is a very unique environment and they want to tamper with it. They are already dealing with large snakes that people dump there when they become too big. Our Creator made everything perfect, it is the human that has already done enough tampering. We should be restoring things back to the way it was not adding mutant species onto this planet.

These Scientists act like spoiled children, just because they can do it doesn't mean it should be done.
 

Sheila D. (24)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 2:42 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Nancy.
 

Joy Mcronald (127)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 6:13 pm
Sorry, cannot sign..Noted. We sure don't need these mosquitoes thank you, when will these people get things right? never by the sounds of things..
 

Ludger W. (72)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 11:14 pm
noted, signed, ty
 

Teresa Cowley (273)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 12:01 am
Noted, signed and shared on fb.
Thank you.
 

Rich Blue (72)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 12:12 am
previously signed
 

Eugene C. (3)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 3:32 am
Noted and signed, thank you!
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 4:54 am
Noted. Spam flagged.
 

Patricia GarcĂ­a Ces (8)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 8:22 am
Thanks for spreading the word!! We all need to know about issues like this!
 

Kevin A. (68)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 4:30 pm
I was the first to post info about these mosquitos on Care2 (21 days ago and only 4 people even noted it, while no one commented) . Still I happily sign the petition
 

Ms Noting Commentator (20)
Friday July 13, 2012, 11:21 am
Signed and Noted!!!
 

Terrie Williams (760)
Saturday July 14, 2012, 12:28 pm
Signed in private email a while ago, re-shared on FB. Noted. This insanity has to end and SOON.
 

Russell R. (87)
Saturday July 14, 2012, 1:13 pm
Oxitec is planning to release genetically modified mosquitoes into the fragile enviroment of the Florida Keys. The company wants to use the Florida Keys as a testing ground for these mutant bugs.
Release your bugs on your Parliament. Enough of our blood has been sucked up by the bail-out.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Sunday July 15, 2012, 2:04 pm
Noted.
 

Sara W. (109)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 10:02 pm
Already signed!
 

Emily Drew (88)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 4:32 pm
Noted and already signed thank you!
 
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