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  • Illinois Illegally Seizes Bees Resistant to Monsanto's Roundup; Kills Remaining Queens

    05/28/2013 7:52:57 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 117 replies ^ | May 27, 2013 | Kristan Harris
    The Illinois Ag Dept. illegally seized privately owned bees from renowned naturalist, Terrence Ingram, without providing him with a search warrant and before the court hearing on the matter, reports Prairie Advocate News. Behind the obvious violations of his Constitutional rights is Monsanto. Ingram was researching Roundup’s effects on bees, which he’s raised for 58 years. “They ruined 15 years of my research,” he told Prairie Advocate, by stealing most of hisstock.
  • Virtual co-op links farmers, restaurants

    08/30/2011 6:58:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Salisbury Post ^ | August 22, 2011 | Dr. Francis Koster
    It is possible to create jobs, have healthier diets and improve the local economy by re-birthing local agriculture on small plots of land. Each pound of lettuce or eggs or beef shipped from California, Latin America or Mexico raises our dependency on foreign oil. And buying food from far away costs us jobs locally. Some communities have figured out a new path forward that fixes all that. North Carolina’s Rutherford County has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation. Yet some 6,000 families own between 5 and 20 acres of land, and chefs in nearby Charlotte are in...
  • What is Senate Bill 510?

    11/19/2010 7:13:15 AM PST · by DrewsMum · 87 replies
    U.S. Senate Bill 510 ^ | November 19, 2010 | DrewsMum
    I am posting this thread to see if Freepers can help break down Senate Bill 510. The original bill was 266 pages and full of legalese. I have been rallying friends, family and Facebook friends to call/email/fax the RINOs who are supporting this bill, but I am getting tons of questions about it. (Why is it so bad?) I can answer some, but I need help. I naturally gravitate to FR for answers. Could I get some help breaking it down into laymen terms? Perhaps some of you could help with the most damaging items using bullet points about the...
  • Granny Warriors

    05/10/2006 7:30:03 AM PDT · by lndmonk · 3 replies · 956+ views
    Granny warrior website ^ | 05/08/2006 | Linda Hunnicutt
    The Grannys Strike against Peta. Like David and Goliath Linda and Karen threw rocks at Peta in Norfolk Va.