Health Freedom Amendment to Rein in FDA Power Abuses

by Sarah Pope MGA Affiliate linksActivismComments: 56

Breaking News: Senator Rand Paul MD, United States Senator from Kentucky, has introduced an amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act.

The most exciting provisions of this amendment concern the claims about the effects of foods and dietary supplements on health-related conditions and a prohibition of employees of the Food and Drug Administration from carrying firearms and making arrests without warrants.

I got a heads up from a fellow Weston A. Price Foundation Chapter Leader from Kentucky at the St. Louis Regional Conference last week that this amendment was in the works, and only just learned that it had hit the floor of Congress late last night.

Please contact both your US Senators TODAY and urge them to vote “YES” to Senator Paul’s amendment to S. 3187.

Also, ask your Senators to vote “NO” on Senator Durbin’s amendment to S. 3187 which would greatly restrict access to dietary supplements and was submitted to water down Senator Paul’s amendment.

The vote on this amendment may happen as early as Thursday, May 24, 2012 so please do not delay.

Below is a short video clip of a true American hero, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, introducing this legislation for the benefit of all Americans, particularly those small farmers who have suffered so unjustly at the hands of the FDA which has adopted the habit in recent years of raiding small farms without a warrant and arresting farmers with no due process.

This gross abuse of power can stop if this amendment passes, so please make that phone call or send that email (both would be better) right away!

You can find out how to contact your United States Senators by clicking here.

Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist

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Sarah Pope has been a Health and Nutrition Educator since 2002. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Sarah was awarded Activist of the Year at the International Wise Traditions Conference in 2010.

Sarah earned a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Furman University and a Master’s degree in Government (Financial Management) from the University of Pennsylvania.

Mother to three healthy children, blogger, and best-selling author, she writes about the practical application of Traditional Diet and evidence-based wellness within the modern household. Her work has been featured by USA Today, The New York Times, National Review, ABC, NBC, and many others.

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