Monsanto Protection act passed, public outraged.

The H933 Protection Act passed last week and President Obama signed it into law on Tuesday.

The bill has created a wave of with thousands opposing the bill.

are outraged over section 735 of the bill, called the Farmer assurance , which they are calling the Protection Act and which they are claiming could harm America’s .

Dave Murphy the founder and executive director of Food Democracy Now, called the bill outrageous. “This is an for ,” Murphy said. “basically opened a new line of credit when they got this thing passed.”

of the bill claim that the protection act eliminates regulatory checks and balances and removes , forbidding consumer protection.

“It’s basically a corporate handout to ,” Murphy claimed. “It hurts every farmer. … Every consumer is at risk.”

More than 250,000 people have signed the expressing their outrage at what they call the “ Protection Act.”

The specifies that the “forced to immediately approve any permits for continued planting at the industry’s request, putting industry completely in charge by allowing for a ‘back door approval’ mechanism.”

It is very apparent that consumer voices and have gone unheeded.


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