Date/dates: 06/09/2015
Time: All Day


SOS Save Our Seeds March & Rally


Join Biosafety Alliance & the CSG (formerly known as the California State Grange), in the historic:

SOS Save Our Seeds March and Rally

Fight back the California Seeds Law AB-2470

We will meet in Sunday September 6th at 11:00 AM at the Embarcadero, to walk to Civic Center for a rally.

Speakers – Information – Music – Solidarity

FACTS About the California Seed Law AB-2470

– AB-2470 makes it illegal for a farmer to sell, trade, exchange or barter their seeds more 3 miles from their farm or garden

– AB-2470 redefines “neighbor” as not to exceed 3 miles from one another

– AB-2470 makes illegal community seed exchanges, swap meets, and seed libraries due to the 3 mile restriction

– AB-2470 makes it illegal for a farmer to share their seeds to a friend 3 miles down the road

– AB-2470 unfairly creates competition and threatens the disruption of organic, heirloom seeds, favoring genetically modified (GMO) seeds

– AB-2470 gives the Secretary of Food & Agriculture full authority to dictate what can and cannot be grown in California counties and cities

– AB-2470 provides that any ordinance adopted by a county or municipality after January 1, 2015 that would restrict the production of GMO crops is subject to a veto by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

– AB-2470 limits the rights of local governments from making decisions for the health and safety of it’s citizens and constitutes a state preemption of local control

– AB-2470 redefines “person” to include “corporations”


TIMELINE (NEWEST – OLDEST)


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Webpage with more details: http://biosafetyalliance.org/
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/854835391230418/

Organiser Name: Biosafety Alliance & the CSG (formerly known as the California State Grange)
Organiser email: http://biosafetyalliance.org/contact-us-2/
Organiser Website: http://biosafetyalliance.org/
Organiser Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/biosafetyalliance
Organiser Twitter url: https://twitter.com/JBSNonGMO


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