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Congress Votes to BAN GMO Labeling TODAY Under ‘DARK Act’
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Update: The DARK Act, making mandatory GMO labeling ‘illegal,’ has passed the House. It must now be voted on by the Senate, which is the last hope for defeating the bill. Statewide GMO labeling has been ruled ‘illegal’ as Congress decides to pass the notorious ‘DARK Act,’ which puts a halt to all mandatory GMO labeling initiatives around the United States. I’ve been warning you about this secretive bill (officially titled the ‘Safe and Accurate Fo [...]
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Greece Votes NO – Let The Chaos Begin…
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The result of the referendum in Greece is a great victory for freedom, but it is also threatens to unleash unprecedented economic chaos all across Europe.  With almost all of the votes counted, it is being reported that approximately 61 percent of Greeks have voted “no” and only about 39 percent of Greeks have voted “yes”.  This is a much larger margin of victory for the “no” side than almost everyone was anticipating, and it represents a stunning rejection [...]
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Survey Shows Enough Votes to Remove Confederate Flag in S.C.
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At least 33 senators and 83 House members say the flag should go. [...]
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Senate Votes to Ban Bush-Approved Torture Techniques
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By Claire Bernish In a 78-21 vote, the Senate approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that bans inhumane and degrading torture—including waterboarding, feeding by rectal infusion, sexual humiliation, mock executions, and other methods—that had been developed and practiced by the CIA under the Bush administration after 9/11.Designed to give permanence to an executive order issued by President Obama soon after he took office, the ban would limit interrogation and [...]
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Congress Votes to End War on Marijuana
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Is marijuana legalization throughout the US about to actually happen? It seems with the action on Capitol Hill lately, that the war on the vilified plant is about to finally cease. Not only has voting been positive to shut down the DEA’s bulk data collection program, but the House just approved three additional amendments which would prohibit the interference of the Justice Department in state-supported cannabis markets. The voting also supported hemp programs run through states and even loo [...]
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty May Not Have the Votes to Pass
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SourceBy Joshua KrauseThe Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty that is being pushed by President Obama, is alarming to say the least. The free trade agreement, which would include at least a dozen nations, has been drafted in secret and largely written for the benefit of global corporations. The fact that our government could establish any treaty in secret is bad enough, but given its sponsors and what can be gleaned from leaked documents, TPP looks like it will be a disaster for individual li [...]
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty May Not Have the Votes to Pass
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SourceBy Joshua KrauseThe Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty that is being pushed by President Obama, is alarming to say the least. The free trade agreement, which would include at least a dozen nations, has been drafted in secret and largely written for the benefit of global corporations. The fact that our government could establish any treaty in secret is bad enough, but given its sponsors and what can be gleaned from leaked documents, TPP looks like it will be a disaster for individual li [...]
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Rep. Amash: ‪Not Enough Votes in Congress to Reauthorize PATRIOT Act
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By Activist PostMichigan Congressman Justin Amash took to Facebook earlier today to inform the public about the inner workings of alleged surveillance reform.Amash states that the latest version of the USA Freedom Act does not prevent the government's illegal surveillance on Americans.He also said "There are not enough votes in Congress to reauthorize it," referring to the PATRIOT Act which is set to expire in about a month,Amash writes on his Facebook page:The latest ‪USA Freedom Act‬ [...]
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California's SB277 mandatory vaccination bill passes Senate committee after votes rigged, public testimony silenced
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(NaturalNews) After California's vaccine mandate bill SB277 was halted last week with an outcry of public outrage against it, the pro-vaccine mafia machine went to work. Democratic Sens. Ben Allen of Santa Monica and Richard Pan of Sacramento helped pursue a vote rigging agenda to... [...]
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New Hampshire House Votes to Reject Federal Militarization of Local Police
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Dees IllustrationActivist PostOn Wednesday, the New Hampshire House passed a bill that would prohibit state and local officials from owning or using certain military equipment, whether provided through the Department of Defense’s 1033 program or other federal grants.The vote was 204-134. Introduced by Rep. J.R. Hoell, House Bill 407 (HB407), the Police Equipment and Community Engagement Act, would ban state and local government officials from obtaining military hardware that is “not readily [...]
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EU government votes to allow GMO bans across Europe
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(NaturalNews) After much ballyhooing about what the law would end up entailing for the future of biotechnology in Europe, the European Parliament has decided to pass a resolution allowing individual EU member states the freedom to "opt out" of any potential future approvals for genetically... [...]
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Finally Bipartisanship: Nearly Every Member of Congress Votes to Move US Closer to WWIII
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Eric ZuesseActivist Post It’s a bill authorizing Obama to supply weapons to the bankrupt Ukrainian Government to exterminate (and/or drive out into neighboring Russia) the people in the areas of Ukraine’s southeast that had voted 90% for the Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, whom Obama overthrew in a bloody coup in February 2014; but, of course, that’s not how it’s worded.Here is how it’s worded:https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hres758/text [...]
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Votes from illegal aliens can decide U.S. election outcomes, study says
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(NaturalNews) Prior to the Nov. 4 midterm elections, a number of civil libertarians, conservatives and constitutionalists brought up concerns about voter fraud, though Democrats insist that there is no such thing or, if there is, it is extremely rare.Only, it's not. In example... [...]
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GMO-labeling announced as defeated despite uncounted votes in counties favoring the measure
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(NaturalNews) While some publications are reporting the death of Oregon's Measure 92, an initiative that would require the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the truth is that the race is still too close to call.Vigilant reporting by The Oregonian reveals that... [...]
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California County Quietly Votes For Independence From State and Federal Laws
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Jamie LeeActivist Post"The sacred rights of mankind, are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of divinity itself, and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power." ~ Alexander HamiltonMendocino County, in the pristine northern lands of California, where the magnificent ancient coastal Redwood trees meet the inland California Oaks, has voted itself into the constitution writing (righ [...]
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Congress Votes To Fight ISIS By Funding ISIS To Fight Assad
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by Brandon Turbeville, Activist Post: On September 17, 2014, the United States House of Representatives voted to approve the White House plan to arm and train the alleged “moderate” Syrian rebels. The vote was 273-156 in favor of the $500 million plan. Of course, the bill in question was actually an amendment that was cynically attached to a bill designed to continue funding for the federal government in the short-term, ensuring maximum support from members of the House. Then, on Thursday S [...]
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Action Alert: Congress Votes Today On Arming ‘Moderate’ Syrian Rebels
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Activist PostLater today, Congress (the House) is planning to vote on giving President Obama authority to arm ‘moderate’ Syrian rebels to fight (non-moderate) Islamic militants sometimes called, “ISIS” or “ISIL.” All of this despite reports that “moderate” rebel groups in Syria have recently signed a non-aggression agreement with ISIS.You can find your representative’s contact information HERE. Congressional Switchboard Number: (202) 224-3121 [...]
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Oregon Votes to Legalize Recreational Marijuana This November
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Phillip SmithActivist PostThe New Approach Oregon marijuana legalization initiative has qualified for the November ballot, the secretary of state's office reported today.It won't get a measure number until next month.First word came in an email from New Approach Oregon's Anthony Johnson. When the Chronicle contacted Johnson to confirm the email, he said "I got the call from the secretary of state's office today."The initiative had needed some 87,000 valid voter signatures to qualify; it handed i [...]
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US Sentencing Commission Votes Unanimously to Make Drug Sentencing Reductions Retroactive
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Sentencing judges can extend reduction to people currently serving drug sentences. [...]
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US Sentencing Commission Votes Unanimously to Reduce Drug Sentences Retroactively
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Phillip SmithActivist PostThe US Sentencing Commission Friday voted unanimously to make previously agreed upon federal drug sentencing reductions retroactive. That means tens of thousands of federal drug prisoners could see sentence cuts beginning in November 2015.The move comes after the Commission's April decision to amend federal sentencing guidelines by lowering base offense levels in the guidelines' Drug Quantity Table across all drug types, which should lead to lower sentences for most fed [...]
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California County Unanimously Votes to Further Investigate Geo-engineering
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Californians fill Shasta County Board of Supervisors’ Chambers hearing over 'chemtrails' [...]
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House Committee Votes to Block DC Pot Decriminalization
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Phillip SmithActivist PostThe GOP-dominated House Appropriations Committee stuck a thumb in the eye of democratic governance in the nations capital this morning. The committee voted to prevent the District of Columbia from implementing marijuana decriminalization approved by the District government. The move came in the form of an amendment to the District appropriations bill by Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD). It passed on a vote of 28 to 21.The amendment could also threaten the District's medical mari [...]
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Limiting DEA’s Reach: House Votes on Bills Allowing States to Grow Hemp W/O Interference
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After Kentucky’s recent dance with the DEA over confiscated hemp seeds, it is clear that an amendment is needed to keep the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from interfering in industrial hemp cultivation. Recently, the U.S. House voted on two amendments that would prohibit the DEA from over-stepping their boundaries when it comes to cultivation – a right states were already granted in the recent Farm Bill changes. States have already been granted hemp cultivation rights, and shoul [...]
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GOP Lawmaker: House amnesty push gaining steam, predicts votes by August
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Amnesty will likely increase illegal immigration. [...]
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North Carolina House Votes to Drop Common Core
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Dees IllustrationWilliam KennedyActivist PostWednesday, the North Carolina House passed a bill that would end the state’s involvement in Common Core educational standards, effectively nullifying its implementation within the state. The vote was 78-39.House Bill 1061 (HB1061) went through two hectic days. On Tuesday, the House Education Committee rewrote the original bill removing a number of sections that Common Core opponents wanted out of the bill. They voted 27-16 to send the bill to the Ho [...]
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House Votes to Stop Medical Marijuana Raids in Legal States
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from Activist Post: Late Thursday night, the House of Representatives told the DEA to butt out of medical marijuana states by approving a budget amendment barring the use of taxpayer funds to do so. Wow, things are changing fast. Efforts to pass similar amendments have never come close in previous years–the previous best was 165 yea votes in 2007–but the amendment passed by 30 votes tonight. Tom Angell of Marijuana Majority is liking what he’s seeing Read More @ ActivistPost. [...]
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Victory: NOSB Votes to Ban Another Antibiotic from Organic Apple and Pear Orchards
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Many real food advocates have complained that antibiotics have no place in the production of organic apples, pears, and other commercial fruit trees. Non-organic farmers were irritated with those of us who wanted to keep these super-bug causing drugs off our food. Just recently, the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) decided to finally ban streptomycin from organic foods. And with another ban of tetracycline which was instated just over a year ago, organic apples and pears are finally saf [...]
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Illinois House Votes Unanimously to Ban Warrantless Cellphone Tracking
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Activist PostAn Illinois bill which would ban law enforcement from obtaining cellphone location tracking information without a warrant passed the state House on Monday. The vote was 111-0. It had previously passed the Senate by a 52-0 vote, but since the House made technical amendments to the bill it goes back to the Senate for a final approval.Introduced by Sen. Daniel Biss, Senate Bill 2808 (SB2808) would ensure that “a law enforcement agency shall not obtain current or future location infor [...]
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