Health Freedom Amendment to Rein in FDA Power Abuses

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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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The Healthy Home Economist holds a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Mother to 3 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, ABC, NBC, and many others.

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