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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3959 Wed Oct 22 08:39:49 EDT 2014 PAR KETTIS CASTINE, ME The labeling requirements of US are very good and should remain. I agree with you that it is hard to understand how the WTO can take such a position against consumers.
3958 Thu Oct 16 00:57:23 EDT 2014 Anonymous Marshall, MN This trade agreement hurts American workers.
3957 Thu Oct 09 19:04:33 EDT 2014 Sandra Derr Ashburn, VA
3956 Thu Oct 09 19:04:33 EDT 2014 Sandra Derr Ashburn, VA
3955 Thu Oct 09 19:04:33 EDT 2014 Sandra Derr Ashburn, VA
3954 Thu Oct 02 19:44:26 EDT 2014 Sandra Derr Ashburn, VA
3953 Thu Oct 02 19:44:26 EDT 2014 Sandra Derr Ashburn, VA
3952 Thu Oct 02 19:42:28 EDT 2014 hilarie malmberg reston, VA We, the people, know best what is good for ourselves and our countries. Corporations should not subvert our welfare for their own gain. The Investor-State Dispute Settlement provisions must be the first More....
3951 Mon Sep 08 19:29:43 EDT 2014 Anonymous Conrad, MT
3950 Fri Aug 29 19:05:25 EDT 2014 Susan Brown La Mesa, CA
3949 Wed Aug 27 20:12:30 EDT 2014 nancy strong cornville, AZ
3948 Tue Aug 26 11:44:42 EDT 2014 Elyse Elliott Aspen, CO
3947 Thu Aug 14 17:53:43 EDT 2014 Ann Guirao San Andreas, CA
3946 Thu Aug 14 15:09:57 EDT 2014 Eli Morrison South Lake Tahoe, CA I am against WTO.
I AM AGAINST WTO.
I am against WTO! !! !!! !!!!
SAY NO TO WTO
3945 Sat Jun 28 11:23:03 EDT 2014 Thomas Wittbrodt Framingham, MA Our government and powerful commercial interests have joined with foreign powers to circumvent the US Laws that protect our rights. Apparently our supreme court is worse than we thought since they allow More....
3944 Fri Jun 27 22:42:13 EDT 2014 SUSAN EVANS WALNUT CREEK, CA The WTO is not for the little people. The WTO is only for the interests of the Elite Billionaires behind the multi national corporations.
3943 Fri Jun 27 19:04:23 EDT 2014 Toni Gilmont San Juan Capistrano, CA
3942 Tue May 20 21:26:58 EDT 2014 JOSE ALARCON DELMAR, NY
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....
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