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According to news reports, on Tuesday, Obama signed the food control bill. The Food Safety Modernization Act will surely make our food supply worse, leaving us more vulnerable to pathogens in the factory food system.
Food freedomists may want to avail themselves of the Intrastate Commerce Act, and get busy on their gardens. Urban garden sharing is a growing cottage industry that can also protect us from corporate food.
Remember what Gandhi said: “Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state becomes lawless or corrupt.”
Another meaningful quote from Augustine of Hippo: “Hope has two beautiful daughters: Courage and Anger. Anger at the way things are and courage to make them the way they ought to be.”