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McCain’s Draconian Dietary Supplement Bill Dead

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by KenH, Mar 6, 2010.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

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    McCain’s Draconian Dietary Supplement Bill Dead

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    Hundreds of thousands of messages poured into the Senate opposing Senator McCain’s bill, the bill that would have wiped out current legislative protections for dietary supplements. More and more messages were arriving by the day. The entire Congress began to take note. Senator McCain was embarrassed by our ad whose headline pointed out that he was misrepresenting and did not seem to understand his own bill.

    Word is now racing around Capitol Hill that Senator McCain met with Senator Orin Hatch, a champion of natural medicine, and told him that he is withdrawing his support for the bill he authored, the so-called Dietary Supplement Safety Act (S 3002). This means that the bill as written is now dead.

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    - rest at www.infowars.com/mccains-draconian-dietary-supplement-bill-dead/
     
  2. TomVols

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    Mixed feelings about this. I don't want legislative intrusion into...well, almost anything. But is it a sense of Constitutional fidelity that prompted this sponsorship, or typical Washington payback to big dollar constituency?
     
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