Sign the Consumer Rights Pledge

Shine the spotlight on the WTO's attack on consumer rights

In a set of recent decisions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against labels on meat, dolphin-safe labels on tuna, and the ban on sweet-flavored cigarettes designed to combat youth smoking. [Learn more]

These are the policies we rely on to allow us to protect children’s health and make informed decisions as consumers. Under current rules, the U.S. will have to water down or eliminate these policies, or face trade sanctions.

Take the pledge and stand up to the WTO's attack on our consumer rights.

Tell your friends and family to sign the pledge as well. The more names that sign on, the better chance we'll have of gaining the attention of the public, media, President Obama and Congress. We'll do our part to shine the spotlight on your terrific work. This is only the beginning of all of our efforts.

Sign the Consumer Rights Pledge:

In a matter of months, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against three popular U.S. consumer policies: our country-of-origin labels on meat; dolphin-safe tuna labels; and a ban on sweet-flavored cigarettes that were marketed to lure teens to start smoking.

Previously, we’ve seen this global commerce agency facilitate offshoring of jobs to low-wage countries and rule against a series of health and environmental laws around the world. Now the WTO has even ruled against consumers’ basic right to know where products come from and how they are produced.

Enough is enough!

When the WTO rules against a policy, countries are pressured to water down or eliminate their laws. Our government must not cave in and follow a WTO order to gut our laws, if necessary by eliminating any funding to make a WTO-ordered roll back possible.

I pledge NOT to support trade deals that include similar anti-consumer provisions.

I also pledge to alert my community and my elected representatives to the WTO attacks on our consumer policies.

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Number Date Name Location
3991 Wed Nov 11 13:54:10 EST 2015 William Mellor Louisville, KY Over the past 20 years, free trade agreements have served to disadvantage American workers, undermine domestic food safety and prevent developing countries from using sensible economic development policies More....
3990 Mon Oct 19 02:11:42 EDT 2015 Anonymous Port Orange, FL I'm a human being, god dangit! My life has VALUE!
3989 Thu Oct 15 13:37:04 EDT 2015 Steven Roper Old Town, ME International trade agreements and the WTO have stripped away our sovereignty and self governance like never before. Federal intrusion of this kind wouldn't be tolerated, so instead Congress has passed More....
3988 Sun Sep 27 11:22:01 EDT 2015 allison kort orlando, FL
3987 Thu Sep 03 03:53:20 EDT 2015 edith miller monseh, NY
3986 Wed Aug 26 17:46:35 EDT 2015 George Metsopulos Gig Harbor, WA It is well past the time for our country to break all ties with WTO, the United Nations, and any other organization or group seeking globalization (enslavement of the masses).
3985 Tue Jul 07 12:53:00 EDT 2015 Carol Farina, R.N. Lakewood, CO
3984 Tue Jul 07 12:28:34 EDT 2015 Vicky Peters Lakewood, CO
3983 Mon Jun 29 18:46:54 EDT 2015 Christopher Russomanno Bordentown , NJ
3982 Mon Jun 15 21:43:45 EDT 2015 Patricia Maloney San Pablo, CA We won't be fooled again by the 1%
3981 Sun May 24 14:40:09 EDT 2015 Jim Dorenkott San Francisco, CA The Right to Know is inherent
3980 Fri May 22 06:26:10 EDT 2015 Anonymous West Hollywood, CA Food safety and "Country of Origin Labeling" has always been one of the best laws in United States. Without labeling of Country of Origin, we will be exposed to unsafe/contaminated meat and vegetable. More....
3979 Thu May 21 15:10:35 EDT 2015 Anonymous Glen Rock, NJ
3978 Thu May 14 11:50:32 EDT 2015 stephanie gaal Van Nuys, CA
3977 Fri May 08 09:39:31 EDT 2015 Anonymous south plainfield, NJ
3976 Fri May 08 06:14:18 EDT 2015 Anonymous harpswell, ME No more 'FREE' trade agreements of any kind!
3975 Thu Apr 30 14:01:26 EDT 2015 Lynette Coffey Shasta Lake, CA
3974 Mon Apr 20 13:20:26 EDT 2015 Nancy Champion Tallahassee, FL 204 -->203We must definitively move against corporatocracy and back to democracy of, by, and for the people. International agreements like these are structured to weaken the US. We must not allow this to continue.
3973 Thu Apr 16 13:15:51 EDT 2015 Steve Schreck sedro-woolley, WA There needs to be a tether put on the New World Out of Order! The WTO must go......
3972 Sat Mar 28 15:50:16 EDT 2015 Karin Mitschele Milford, PA
3971 Mon Mar 23 19:00:14 EDT 2015 James England Cocoa, FL
3970 Fri Mar 20 01:29:19 EDT 2015 Patricia Frazzini Upper Sandusky, OH
3969 Sat Mar 07 15:53:57 EST 2015 Anonymous Green Valley, AZ
3968 Thu Feb 19 17:38:47 EST 2015 r. johnson gh, CA
3967 Thu Jan 22 00:31:40 EST 2015 James O'Gwin Corrales, NM
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