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A ban on the pesticide chlorpyrifos was lifted on Thursday by the EPA.

#Chlorpyrifos is an insecticide known to permanently harm an unborn fetus and cause irreversible brain damage in the womb.…
In August 2018, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a ban on Chlorpyrifos.

EPA Response:

“EPA spokesman Michael Abboud said that the agency is reviewing the court decision. He also questioned data from [CCCEH] regarding the health effects of chlorpyrifos.”
“Even low to moderate levels of exposure to the insecticide chlorpyrifos during pregnancy may lead to long-term, potentially irreversible changes in the brain structure of the child.”
Chlorpyrifos “has been linked to neurodevelopmental problems such as reduced birth sizes and weights, lower I.Q.s, attention deficit problems and disorders on the autism spectrum-symptoms found with higher frequency in farming communities, studies suggest.”
Lifting the ban on Chlorpyrifos is in direct opposition to the right’s strict & long-held stance of fighting for the rights of an unborn fetus.

Anti-choice activists & voters may be challenged to fight for the rights of a fetus while supporting a party that all but guarantees
some level of brain damage upon reaching full-term. Aside from the EPA’s flawed argument that the scientific evidence is flawed, they have no facts.

So, in case you’re wondering why the ban’s been lifted...This may account for it...

#DowChemical paid $1M to the #TrumpCampaign.
I have an honest question for our Conservative Christian @VP


Can you explain why you support lifting a ban on the pesticide #Chlorpyrifos, known to cause irreversible brain damage in developing fetuses in the womb?
#Chlorpyrifos Thread Cont.


“There is evidence of delays in mental development in infants (24-36 months), attention problems and autism spectrum disorder in early childhood, and intelligence decrements...”

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