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 U.S.country-of-origin 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.

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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
3941 Sun Apr 13 13:56:12 EDT 2014 Albert & Patsy Cantrell munising, MI
3940 Thu Feb 20 01:00:19 EST 2014 al chazin kew gardens hills, NY
3939 Thu Feb 13 22:27:06 EST 2014 william gawne jr riverside, IL
3938 Thu Jan 23 21:50:41 EST 2014 Anonymous Los Angeles, CA
3937 Sat Jan 11 19:37:18 EST 2014 Anonymous Latham, IL
3936 Tue Oct 29 18:07:52 EDT 2013 jon peter christoff west kelowna, BC
3935 Wed Oct 02 17:19:14 EDT 2013 Murray Hudson Halls, TN If "Greed is Good", then I suppose "Power is Perfect" for those who lack morality, human compassion and any interior life. We pray for their enlightenment and conversion to belief in a just, free and caring More....
3934 Wed Sep 11 19:13:07 EDT 2013 Frances Csikos Lake Hiawatha, NJ
3933 Tue Jul 16 21:14:21 EDT 2013 Tina Morgan Cottage Grove, MN
3932 Sun Jun 30 05:58:28 EDT 2013 shari wessler woodstock, GA
3931 Sun Jun 23 13:12:41 EDT 2013 Anonymous San Antonio, TX
3930 Wed Jun 19 18:52:19 EDT 2013 robert stein livingston, TX
3929 Sun Jun 16 08:52:49 EDT 2013 c. connor mac, FL
3928 Fri Jun 14 15:52:17 EDT 2013 Lynne Banta Los Angeles, CA
3927 Fri Jun 14 08:30:31 EDT 2013 Charles Niswander Parma, MI World Trade Organization, Stop Interfering in Nation's Individual Sovereignity. You are not the Power, the People are the Power. The End.
3926 Wed Jun 12 19:27:39 EDT 2013 Larry Lima Campbell, CA
3925 Wed Jun 12 19:24:24 EDT 2013 Anonymous Wayland, MA Standing up for our Consumer rights
Thank You
Linda Role Goldberg
3924 Wed Jun 12 12:09:45 EDT 2013 Antonetta Khoury Wayland, MA
3923 Mon Jun 10 18:21:08 EDT 2013 Steve Spieckerman Waukesha, WI
3922 Mon Jun 10 16:29:06 EDT 2013 Linda Hegenbarth San Francisco, CA
3921 Mon Jun 10 16:00:00 EDT 2013 Andrea Poole Fayetteville, NC
3920 Mon Jun 10 12:15:11 EDT 2013 Barrie Stebbings Bolinas, CA
3919 Thu Jun 06 20:37:14 EDT 2013 Anonymous plainville, MA
3918 Thu Jun 06 19:58:59 EDT 2013 Pam Miner Wichita, KS I won't support them or vote for anyone who supports them.
3917 Tue Jun 04 22:44:00 EDT 2013 kenneth bryan arab, AL
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