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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126-150 of 3999 signatures
Number Date Name Location
3874 Thu Sep 20 21:26:35 EDT 2012 Susan Boyce Myrtle Creek, OR
3873 Sun Aug 26 13:59:44 EDT 2012 Thomas V Connor Wallkill, NY
3872 Fri Aug 24 01:51:37 EDT 2012 Patricia Higgins Blaine, WA
3871 Wed Aug 22 01:35:39 EDT 2012 jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL
3870 Tue Aug 21 11:57:23 EDT 2012 Mark Larson Kenai, AK
3869 Wed Aug 08 15:14:52 EDT 2012 Daniel DiFabio Albion, NJ
3868 Wed Aug 01 00:58:36 EDT 2012 R Beaupre Green Bay, WI
3867 Sat Jul 28 17:07:43 EDT 2012 Austin Brown Portland, OR
3866 Sat Jul 28 15:16:28 EDT 2012 C E Krause La Quinta, CA We must STOP the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement [aka "NAFTA on steroids"] before it's too late! Write to Obama, the USTR Ron Kirk, your elected officials NOW!
3865 Tue Jul 24 10:12:40 EDT 2012 Randall Richard Weston, MA
3864 Mon Jul 23 18:18:58 EDT 2012 carol jagiello bloomingdale, NJ
3863 Mon Jul 16 10:55:11 EDT 2012 Dorothy Reichardt Kennett Square, PA
3862 Sun Jul 15 16:37:30 EDT 2012 Myrna Foley Lombard, IL
3861 Sun Jul 15 02:09:29 EDT 2012 Lyndon Luhmann La Mirada, CA
3860 Sat Jul 14 12:47:27 EDT 2012 Ayman Fadel Augusta, GA
3859 Tue Jul 10 20:08:58 EDT 2012 Allen Salyer Troy, MI
3858 Sun Jul 08 16:41:27 EDT 2012 Ellie Vaughter Denver, CO
3857 Sun Jul 08 01:31:58 EDT 2012 Anonymous Montesano, WA Where's the freedom to know where your beef comes from and how it's processed? Wholesome so-called American values should be supported in the food industries that actually feed and serve its people, but More....
3856 Sat Jul 07 17:15:36 EDT 2012 Scott Finnell Fleming Island, FL
3855 Fri Jul 06 20:04:01 EDT 2012 Mr Miguel Margarida Tempe, AZ This is outrageous! How in heck you let a commercial treaty undo your own domestic, environmental & consumer protectiion laws! Have we gone NUTS!!!
3854 Thu Jul 05 20:54:14 EDT 2012 Pat Brooks Berkeley , CA
3853 Thu Jul 05 06:09:41 EDT 2012 margaret m. hormann Chicago, IL
3852 Sun Jul 01 20:37:44 EDT 2012 Jan-Paul Alon Cherry Hill, NJ
3851 Sat Jun 30 17:06:24 EDT 2012 Mair Mcnamara Barrington , IL
3850 Sat Jun 30 00:25:45 EDT 2012 Carol Gerl Lincoln City, OR
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