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* The law does not prevent evangelism.
The Greens give 100% support to farmers who are protesting the Howard government allowing multinationals to abandon local producers and prevent consumers from supporting local produce by refusing to legislate real truth in labelling laws... Bob Brown will reintroduce The Greens Truth in Labelling Bill 2005 which requires food labelling to show the country of origin, and whether it came from genetically modified crops or was more than 0.5% GE contaminated (as required by tough European Union rules). The Greens also oppose more free trade deals which could end up like the lopsided US free trade with no barrier on US food imports to Australia but 20 pages of restrictions on Australian exports to the US.In the Press Statement, Senator Nettle also criticised the Howard government for not just selling out farmers, but also students and workers, by stating that "At the same time as students are coming under attack so too are the working conditions of 95% of Australian workers, threatened with the loss of holiday pay, long service leave, sick leave and other entitlements which make our communities tick."