by Donna Holt, Executive Director Virginia Campaign for Liberty
Martha Boneta's small 70-acre farm, previously the center of the famous “pitchfork protest”, is once again under attack.
Augustus “Gus” Jones and his wife, Dora, owned a moderate-sized farm. They married and bought the farm after Gus came home from the War. They worked hard, saved, improved, bought additional land and remodeled the old farmhouse where they raised two sons.
Matt Lohr, Commissioner, Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, touts conservation easements as a means of “protecting the family farm” in his recent Cooperative Living editorial.
Agenda 21 is the agenda for the twenty-first century and that is how it got it's name. It is the action plan for sustainable development but there's nothing sustainable about it.
In truth, it is a comprehensive plan of extreme environmentalism, social engineering, and total political control of every aspect of our lives.
By Tom DeWeese
"The only hope for the world is to make sure there is not another United States. We can’t let other countries have the same number of cars, the amount of industrialization we have in the US. We have to stop these Third World countries right where they are.” Michael Oppenheimer (Environmental Defense Fund)
Published on Jan 18, 2013
The Department of Interior is misleading the public and purging scientists who don't go along with an increasingly radical green agenda. Eight government scientists were recently fired or reassigned after voicing concerns to their superiors about faulty environmental science used for policy decisions. Which begs the question, "Are some government agencies manipulating science to advance political agendas?" ?
January 16, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senate and House members of the General Assembly attended a presentation on Agenda 21, Sustainable Development given by Donna Holt, Executive Director of Virginia Campaign for Liberty, on Monday, January 14 at the Capitol in Richmond.
Virginia Campaign for Liberty has the most ambitious legislative agenda ever for the 2013 session.
But with so many assaults on our freedoms coming from every level of government, we are digging in and ready to strike back.
H.B. 1430 amends the Right to Farm Act (RFA) in just three simple ways.
1. It clarifies that the RFA includes the commerce of farming and farmers. This helps farmers, their families and their communities preserve the benefits of farm life.
A. It covers byproducts so that farmers may sell value-added goods that they have traditionally sold such handmade farm crafts, goats milk soap, beeswax candles, and wool-woven items.