Monday, June 24, 2019

The Agriculture Attitude

This Thanksgiving, let's support, celebrate and share the amazing bounty that dedicated farmers like Lee Jones produce — for us, for the land and for the future.

‘I don’t believe it’s too extreme:’ Republicans hope to pass near-total abortion ban in...

Lawmakers have clearly stated that their goal is to get the topic in front of the Supreme Court, currently boasting a conservative majority, to legally overturn Roe V. Wade and outlaw abortion altogether.

New Bill Reintroduces the DARK Act

A new bill presented in the Senate is being called the new Denying Americans the Right to Know, or DARK Act. Are the majority Americans being ignored?

Public Citizen’s new study debunks myths about Medicare for All

"The people power on this issue continues to intensify as Americans feel the pain of a healthcare system that is focused more on profit than it is on providing healthcare."

German Environment Agency Finds Increase of Glyphosate in Urine Since 2001

In 2001 glyphosate was detected in the urine of only 10% of the participants, in 2013 it was present in just under 60% of the test group, and most recently in 2015, it was 40%.

Trump’s pick for FDA lead is neck deep in opioid industry cash

“Dr. Gottlieb has also said he wants the FDA approval process to move faster, and that FDA has too high of a standard for safety.”

Congressman to EpiPen Company CEO: ‘They Raised the Prices to Get Filthy Rich’

“I am a pro-business conservative Republican, and I am just sickened.”

‘Ludicrous’ as Flint Tells Residents: Pay for Poisoned Water or We’ll Cut You Off

'All arreas should be cleared. No one should have to pay for this.'

EU Countries Launch Shock Rebellion against Glyphosate Herbicides

Public pressure against glyphosate in countries across Europe has been intense, with nearly 1.5 million people petitioning the EU’s health commissioner for a ban on the substance.

Dakota Access pipeline approved a week after co-owner’s pipeline spilled 600,000 gallons of oil...

“You could just smell this oil smell. A customer walks in and says ‘nobody smoke.’ You could see it just spewing.”