Have you heard about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), passed by congress in August 2008? It will go into effect on February 10, 2009.
Go here to see how this act could hurt small, independent makers of quality toys, clothing and other goods for children. Go here to find ways to help get the word out to protect small manufacturers in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Check out this flikr pool to see some of the lovely handmade items that are endangered by this act unless changes are made: