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What do YOU know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement?
(If you’re like most Americans, very little– the details about it are being kept secret from the public, even while an effort to “fast-track” it (meaning Congress is being asked to give up its own power to make changes to this wide-ranging deal).This is an URGENT request that you TAKE ACTION.Please join me in asking your Representative in Congress to vote against fast tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP)
Find your district’s Congress Rep’s phone number here:
Also, please contact House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Phone: 202-225-4965 Fax: 202-225-8259 http://pelosi.house.gov/contact-me/email-meto ask her to oppose fast-tracking the TPP, which will be voted on around January 7 or 8. I have read that she will be key to stopping this proposal, whose details are being hidden from the public.If passed, the TPP would have many serious consequences for the United States to govern itself.

It covers many, many areas, including intellectual property, leaked details on which are of grave concern, and it could also make illegal any laws requiring labeling genetically engineered (aka GMO) food , such as the one already passed in Connecticut that is pending on other states in the region passing similar laws.

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