DARK Act Money Drop!Posted: July 6th, 2016 | Filed under: Incident Reports, Video | Tags: Abbie Hoffman, DARK ACT, Gallery, Money, Monsanto, Protest, Senate |
Today activists from Occupy Monsanto and the Organic Consumers Association did an epic money drop in the Senate gallery to highlight the fact that so many Senators have been funded by the biotechnology industry. Unfortunately, the Senate voted to continue debate on the DARK Act. These activists will be in court on August 4.
Roll Call: Protesters Shower Dollar Bills on Senate
Common Dreams: Activists Throw Money on Senators Voting on GMO Labeling Bill (Video)
The Hill: Group drops $2,000 on Senate floor to protest GMO bill
Mother Jones: Congress Just Passed a Bill to Nix GMO Labeling
RT: Money tossed on Senate floor as Vermont’s Sanders and Leahy protest federal GMO bill
Washington Examiner: Protesters litter Senate floor with cash during GMO vote