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"GMOs could be OK" - from Monning staff member!
by GMO-Free Santa Cruz
Monday Mar 24th, 2014 11:51 AM
One of Bill Monning's staff members is starting to say that "GMOs could be OK."
Alert: From Pamm Larry of "We got word this week that one of Bill Monning's staff members is starting to say that GMOs could be OK."

Monning needs to hear from us! Take 3 minutes and Call one of the numbers below NOW or in the next few days. Tell Monning to co-author and vote for the new CA GE Labeling bill SB1381.

State Capitol office: (916) 651-4017
Santa Cruz office: (831) 425-0401
Monterey office: (831) 657-6315

Use your own words or script provided below. When you call, state your name and address (so they know you are one of Monning's constituents). You will talk to a staff member. Say - or paraphrase:

"Please ask Senator Monning to co-author and vote YES on SB1381, the 2014 GE Food Labeling bill. I am one of the 93% of Americans who want to know if my food has been genetically engineered."

If you get an answering machine - leave the same message. Monning's staff has assured us that all of our messages will be given to Monning before he votes on the bill.

Please make this call today or tomorrow. The first hearing for the bill is on Wednesday, March 26th at 1:30pm in the Health Committee.

Thanks so much for continuing to do your part in this ongoing struggle!!

GMO-Free Santa Cruz
by GMO-Free Santa Cruz Thursday Mar 27th, 2014 11:09 AM
Monning showed up at the Health Committee Meeting yesterday right before the vote and voted YES on the GE labeling bill!

Thank you to all who made phone calls and wrote emails to him. This is great - but next week the bill will be in the Ag Committee where the legislators (prompted by many Big Food/Ag lobbyists) will definitely try to "kill" it. Please stay tuned for any actions that Pamm Larry tells us we might be able to take to help it get through the Ag Committee.