[fosc] Protect our right to GE free agriculture

Mary Cranley shreemary at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 4 10:34:56 PDT 2006


Hi all,
I have been working on this issue for a few years. 
Consider making a call or email.  The link at the
bottom makes it easy.
Thanks,
Mary

--- Cal GE-Free <info at calgefree.org> wrote:

> From: "Cal GE-Free" <info at calgefree.org>
> Subject: SB1056 Day of Action
> To: shreemary at yahoo.com
> Date: Fri,  4 Aug 2006 08:02:48 -0400 (EDT)
> 
>  Hi Mary, 
> 
> Join Us for a Statewide Day of Action to Stop the
> California Preemption Bill Tuesday, August 8th
>  
> On June 28th, 2006, despite thousands of letters in
> opposition, the Assembly Agriculture committee voted
> unanimously in favor of SB1056, the California
> preemption bill that takes away local government
> authority over seeds. If this bill passes into law,
> it will override future restrictions on genetically
> engineered crops and seeds, as well as all other
> local regulation of seeds. Since the bill passed
> through committee, it will now head for a full
> Assembly floor vote. This is our chance to stop the
> bill in the Assembly and to let our Senators know
> that we are opposed in the event that it reaches
> them!
>  
> We are asking you to join us in doing two things:
>  
> 1.  Write your state Senate and House Assembly
> members. Add your own comments to the sample letter
> provided and email it to your state Senator and
> Assembly member. If for any reason your elected
> officials are not reachable via email, you will be
> given the opportunity to download your letters to
> print and mail via post. If their addresses do not
> appear on your letter, you can look them up on the
> online action page.
>  
> 2.  Call your State Senator and Assembly member on
> August 8th and ask them to oppose SB 1056. You will
> be taken to a page where you can look up phone
> numbers for your elected officials after your email
> is sent or you have downloaded your letters. If your
> representative is already opposed to the bill, it is
> also worthwhile calling to thank them for their
> support.
>  
> Please join us and our coalition member the True
> Food Network on August 8th to stop this bill!
> 
> Find out more and take action online NOW at
> http://ga3.org/campaign/CA_Day_of_Action_8th
> 
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