In response to an overtly science-hostile bill by the state government in Vermont (1)
, the U.S. House of Representatives preemptively passed a softball GMO labeling law in 2015.
Anti-science groups (Friends of the Earth, NRDC, Union of Concerned Scientists, et al.) and their paid Deniers for Hire (Sourcewatch, US Right To Know, every other organic trade rep) were understandably apoplectic, because it was not going to handicap domestic agriculture and thereby make the organic food process more attractive.(2)