Congress Overrides President’s Veto – Farm Bill Becomes Law

CONGRESS OVERRIDES PRESIDENT’S VETO OF FARM BILL
America’s Second Harvest extends sincere thanks to you for contacting your Members of Congress in support of the Farm Bill. As you may know, Congress voted last week to override the President’s veto of the Farm Bill, officially making the bill law. On behalf of the 25 million Americans served by our network of over 200 food banks and 63,000 local food agencies. In the month of May alone, we were able to generate over 4,600 emails, faxes and letters to Members of Congress urging them to vote in favor of the Farm Bill.
It is concerned citizens like you that help create the political willpower to end hunger in America. Congress heard your message loud and clear, and they responded appropriately by passing the Farm Bill despite overwhelming odds and the President’s strong opposition. With your help, we have shown Congress that Americans care about their fellow citizens and believe that nobody should go hungry in America.
We encourage you to use the Hunger Action Center to thank those Members of Congress for voting in favor of overriding the President’s veto. For those that opposed the override, you can tell them why you believe the Farm Bill is important and urge them to support federal nutrition programs in the future. We continue to contact you through the Hunger Action Center when important legislation that can help hungry Americans finds its way to the legislative agenda, and we hope you respond as impressively as you did during the Farm Bill. Once again, thank you for your support.
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Also, thanx for signing my petitions, et al, please consider sharing them. Also, since Admin. of change.org aren't allowing me to invite people to do my actions lately and are switching my urls for my petitions so when I invite people off their site they can't get to the petition either (ergo 3 possible urls for each petition), here's a few of my latest actions; do as few or as many as you'd like (there are 3 linx for each petition because admin. switches between the 3 of them so people trying to sign the petition can‘t get to it): This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Haiti disaster anniversary, please, do what you can: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9033 This petition on change.org: Haiti disaster anniversary: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2?share_id=yIpWHEHxri&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2 http://www.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Green, Indigenous, Native American, etc., actions: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9026 This petition on change.org: Green, Indigenous, Native American, acts: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous_native_american_acts?share_id=NHvTtQadfP&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous,_native_american_acts http://www.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous,_native_american_acts   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Art/Act: celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, holiday: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9024 This petition on change.org: Art/Act: celebrate Dr. M.L. King, Jr.'s holiday: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/artact_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jrs_holiday?share_id=QjOkAUGeBQ&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/art_act_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jr_s_holiday http://www.change.org/petitions/view/art_act_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jr_s_holiday   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Green; NA; the evolution; Civil, Human, LP, Prisoner's Rights; Poverty; etc..: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9022 This petition on change.org: Economically empower through advocacy: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_through_advocacy?share_id=WZNqBQWcXE&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_through_advocacy http://www.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_throug
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