Ban Glyphosate in Nebraska

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Glyphosate BAN Petition

Glyphosate herbicides or Monsantos RoundUp weed killer, the most widely used herbicide in
history, has recently been proven to cause serious harm to life. Glyphosate has contaminated
our planet, and is now found in our childrens urine, mothers milk, our bloodstreams, and our
food and water.
In 2015 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health
Organization found that glyphosate “is a probable human carcinogen”.
In July of 2017 the California State Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
(OEHHA) added glyphosate to its prop 65 list of known carcinogens.
In October of 2017, after over 1 million Europeans requested a ban, 72% of the Members of the
European Parliament voted to BAN glyphosate and EU Member states have refused to renew
the license.
Malta, Sri Lanka, The Netherlands, and Argentina have banned glyphosate. Many school
districts and cities in the United States have already discontinued the use of glyphosate.
Glyphosate herbicides have also been found to be linked to various cancers specifically
lymphoma, are endocrine disruptors, neurotoxic, and a cause of liver disease. Global studies
show that we are routinely exposed to dangerous levels of glyphosate. Millions of citizens in
(your state) come in contact with glyphosate daily. The American Academy of Pediatrics has
stated that our children are the most vulnerable to pesticides, we need to take action to protect
the future of our state.
Over 1000 Americans are currently suing Monsanto, the manufacturer of glyphosate
herbicides, for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. The Department of Justice is investigating Monsanto
for corruption, cover-ups, and collusion with the EPA in relation to the carcinogenic effects of
glyphosate.
Please join the Moms Across America, Organic Consumers Association, Institute for
Responsible Technology, Thinking Moms Revolution, and thousands of others in ridding our
state of glyphosate by signing the petition below:
From
Roland Shafer
To further support a Glyphosate Ban in Nebraska contact istern1234@gmail.com



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