A Call To Action: Join The Fight For Food Freedom

Last week, I shared a story about the Levesque family in Terra Haute, Indiana who were forced to give up their pet chickens after the city abruptly decided that chickens are farm animals, not pets. Their story is both heartbreaking and infuriating and I’d like to ask the WordPress community to please support the Levesque’s as they fight to stop something like this from happening to other families – and to preserve their right to provide food (and education!) to their kids. Please take a moment to sign the petition below and then pass it around, email it, link it and share it as much as possible…

SIGN PETITION HERE

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This fight isn’t just about one family in one city…laws and ordinances that restrict our ability to produce/grow our own food supply are popping up all over the place. If we do not fight them now, we will all pay the price (literally, at grocery stores when they are the only food source left) if we don’t stand up for ourselves – and each other – NOW.

Thanks in advance for any and all help you can give! 

Belle Plaine Discussing Urban Chickens (kcrg.com)
Connellsville Health Board cries foul to chicken farms in city (triblive.com)

More chickens allowed in Orlando (clickorlando.com)
Urban Chicken Bi-Laws in Winnipeg: What the CLUCK?! (mbfoodgeographies.wordpress.com)
Virginia government prosecutes homeowner with criminal charges for backyard chickens (secretsofthefed.com)
Hopewell’s growing backyard chicken business spurs “chicken chat” gatherings (nj.com)
Young Girl Rescues Family By Farming Chickens (nextworldtv.com)
Terra Haute Officials Force Family To Give Up Pet Chickens (misbehavedwoman.wordpress.com)
Is it cheaper to keep chickens or buy eggs? (chickentales.wordpress.com)

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6 comments on “A Call To Action: Join The Fight For Food Freedom

  1. Suzie says:

    Signed the petition and liked their facebook page :)

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  2. genomega1 says:

    Reblogged this on News You May Have Missed and commented:
    A Call To Action: Join The Fight For Food Freedom

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  3. willowdot21 says:

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  4. willowdot21 says:

    My dear I have nominated you for all three or any one of the Three Awards please accept with hugs!! for information go to http://willowdot21.wordpress.com/2013/05/03/three-awards/

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