(NaturalNews) The battle to preserve freedom of food choice rages on as many towns, cities, and even entire states work to pass food sovereignty laws that prohibit the federal government from interfering with health and food freedom. And Grown in the City, a group devoted to teaching people how to grow their own food in an urban environment, recently put together an Interactive Food Sovereignty Map to track the status of food freedom laws across the US….
As many readers will remember, the town of Sedgwick, Maine, recently became the first in the nation to pass a sweeping food sovereignty law. In it, citizens declared that it is their God-given right to “produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing” (http://www.naturalnews.com/031667_f…). A few days later, the town of Penobscot, Maine, did the same thing with their own food sovereignty ordinance.
On April 2, 2011, the town of Blue Hill, Maine, will present its own food sovereignty legislation at a town meeting. And in May, the town of Barre, Vt., will vote on a local food and community self-governance ordinance that asserts the Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution as the basis for its declarations.
At the state levels, at least five states have introduced Food Freedom Act legislation to directly combat the unconstitutional provisions of S 510. According to the Tenth Amendment Center (TAC), which has its own interactive legislative map
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