The US Supreme Court gives legitimacy to Monsanto’s abuse of power over organic farmers and local producers and how the American judicial system isn’t just broken and unjust, but the entire agenda is to ‘legalize crime’ and ‘institutionalize corporate injustice”
The giant Frankenfood Company, Monsanto wins the ruling of the US Supreme Court in regards of a lawsuit filed back in 2011 on behalf of a group of plaintiffs including many American and Canadian family farmers, Organic Seed Growers and Trade Agricultural Association.
The lawsuit was meant to protect farmers from Monsanto’s patent on GE seeds and the fact that Monsanto has been suing hundreds of farmers when their native crops have been contaminated with Monsanto’s Frankenseeds via cross contamination. Over the last decade, the giant biotech Monsanto has filed over 140 lawsuits against farmers who supposedly were planting GE crops without Monsanto’s permission or paying Monsanto its biotechnology fee.
As a result of Monsanto’s patent on Frankenseeds and failure of the US judicial system (to find Monsanto guilty of damaging and contaminating the farmers' property), many farmers and local producers have literally lost their farms to Monsanto:
Although many farmers have lost the battle against Monsanto, some farmers including the Canadian canola farmer, Percy Schmeiser have won the uphill battle. Back in 1998, Percy Schmeiser who had grown canola in his farm for more than 40 years was informed by biotech lobby that more than 320 hectors of his farm were contaminated with lethal doses of Monsanto’s Toxic herbicide ‘Glyphosate’. Soon after, Schmeiser was sued by Monsanto for 'patent infringement’ and a Canadian judge ruled Percy Schmeiser to pay Monsanto $105,000 for illegally planting GE seeds.
But in many interviews, Percy Schmeiser said that he never planned to grow Frankenseeds and he wonders why Monsanto shouldn’t be held accountable for its failure to contain GE seeds that are ruining organic and native crops. "How can somebody put anything on someone else's land, then claim it's theirs and say, 'We'll take it. We'll sue him. We'll fine him'? I never put those plants on my land. The question is, where do Monsanto's rights end and mine begin?” Schmeiser asks.”If Monsanto has a patent on GE seeds, they should be able to control it. My many years of developing canola strains in organic farming are now ruined by cross-contamination."
Eventually, Schmeiser was angry enough to take the case before the Federal Court of Canada and a decade later back in 2008, Monsanto settled out of the court, agreeing to pay for all cleanup costs.
This time, in front of the US Supreme Court, the plaintiffs (who were not Monsanto’s farmers, nor had any licensing agreements with the company), wanted legal protection incase their farms were contaminated with Monsanto’s Frankenseeds and toxic herbicide ‘Roundup’:
The plaintiffs made an argument that they do not want Monsanto’s GE seeds since Monsanto had supposedly promised (in another court ruling) not to sue farmers, again, when their crops contained traces of Monsanto’s Frankenseeds.
According to RT, “in another ruling back in 2013, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC said it was inevitable, as the farmers’ argued, that contamination from Monsanto’s products would occur. Yet the appeals panel also said the plaintiffs do not have standing to prohibit Monsanto from suing them should the company’s genetic traits end up on their holdings "because Monsanto has made binding assurances that it will not 'take legal action against growers whose crops might inadvertently contain traces of Monsanto biotech genes (because, for example, some transgenic seed or pollen blew onto the grower's land).”
Although the plaintiffs asked Monsanto to pledge not to sue, the company rejected their request saying "A blanket covenant not to sue any present or future member of petitioners' organizations would enable virtually anyone to commit intentional infringement."
A just society requires fairness and not favoritism; yet the ruling of the justices in the Supreme Court favors Monsanto and it’s hostile towards farmers:
According to Dave Murphy, the founder and executive director of Food Democracy “If Monsanto can patent seeds for financial gain, they should be forced to pay for contaminating a farmer’s field, not be allowed to sue them. Once again, America’s farmers have been denied justice, while Monsanto’s reign of intimidation is allowed to continue in rural America.”
“Monsanto has effectively gotten away with stealing the world’s seed heritage and abusing farmers for the flawed nature of their patented seed technology,” said Murphy. “This is an outrage of historic proportions and will not stand.”
This isn’t the first time that the US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of giant Frankenfood Company Monsanto. In fact, the US Supreme Court has a good tracking record of holding farmers liable for the damage that Frankenseeds have done to native and organic crops.
Since when is it ‘Just’ and ‘Fair’ for the US Supreme Court to legally protect the right of Frankenfood companies like Monsanto and prosecute farmers whose their farms have been polluted and contaminated with GE seeds?
Many judges in the US Supreme Court, including Clarence Thomas have favored Monsanto by destroying the livelihood of countless number of organic farmers and local producers. You may know that back in 1991, Clarence Thomas (an extremist and a right wing nutcase) who was Monsanto’s former attorney and a big promoter of agribusinesses and mass chemical poisoning was appointed to the Supreme Court despite the rage of the whole nation.
The US Supreme Court of injustice legalizes political corruption and financial fraud by allowing and promoting unjust and unethical practices of multibillion dollar corporations who represent a very few corporate elites that only stand for economic exploitation, abolishing any regulations to protect consumers, total market control, and ultimately market domination at the expense of transparency, consumer awareness labeling, reduction in pollution, and soil sustainability:
The American judicial system isn’t just broken and unjust, but the branches like the US Supreme Court are in the business of ‘legalizing crime’ and ‘institutionalizing injustice”. In fact, the whole purpose of the US Supreme Court of is to legalize the unjust and unethical businesses and practices of multibillion dollar corporations and now they have established a legal system based on favoritism and self-interest agenda that its essence is achieving one thing: “To avoid having a real and credible organization that truly serves justice and equality for everyone, regardless of their race, wealth, and financial or social status.”
As John Kozy (a retired professor of philosophy and logic who also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War) writes “In the US judicial system, the innocent are routinely found guilty and the injured are rarely adequately compensated. The wealthy are treated differently than the poor, whites are treated differently than blacks and people of other races, businesses are treated differently than consumers or injured people. In America, this most fundamental civilizing institution fails over and over again to produce civilized results. How can that be? When did it begin? How extensive is the failure?”
According to Kozy, “America is a failed state. Americans have not formed a more perfect union, established justice, insured domestic tranquility, provided for the common defense, promoted the general welfare, or secured the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. Domestically, by every measure, American institutions are effete. Social problems fester for decades without resolution. Social discord abounds. Violence is endemic. Food supplies are often contaminated. Healthcare is inadequate. Public education is in disarray. The physical infrastructure is in tatters. Internationally, American policy consists of merely bribery and threats of violence, and neither has worked effectively for more than half a century”.