Your Weekly Dose of Information – February 26, 2016

Civil Liberties

I was listening to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s interview with ABC’s David Muir this week and his message is clear. I thought his quote below summed up how I have been feeling these days.

“This is not a position that we would like to be in. It is a very uncomfortable position. To oppose your government on something doesn’t feel good and to oppose it on something where we are advocating for civil liberties ,which they are supposed to protect, it is incredibly ironic. But this is where we find ourselves so for all of those people who want to have a voice but they are afraid we are standing up and we are standing up for our customers.”

His message resonates with me as we prepare testimony for the upcoming hearings. We are standing up and will continue in the fight to protect our civil liberties. We have a voice and we will use it!

~ Shawna

Re-Cap of The Open Meeting – Legislative Hearing Preparation

Thank you to everyone who attended the Open Meeting this past Monday and to those of you that shared your personal stories.  Deb O’Leary our Chairman shared the ACLU’s “10 Tips For Testifying Before A Legislative Committee”  This is a great resource if you are interested in testifying at the upcoming hearings. We have included the committee links below as a reference and will update you when the meetings are scheduled.

House Bill H7475 and House Bill H7476 will be heard by the 17 members of the House Committee On Health, Education & Welfare.

Senate Bill S2292 and Senate Bill S2295 will be heard by the 9 members of the Senate Committee On Health & Human Services

1st Annual Global HPV Vaccine Advocacy Symposium at The Autism One Conference

A number of our Facebook members have children who have sustained vaccine injuries and we thought this upcoming event would be of interest to many of you.  The roots of the Autism One Conference were planted when parents of children with Autism needed cutting edge information to help improve their children’s health. Over the years, Autism One has grown from an event for families of children with autism to a global, wide reaching resource for families struggling with all kinds of medically induced illnesses in their children.

This year, the Autism One Conference will feature the First Annual Global HPV Vaccine Advocacy Symposium on May 27, 2016 in Chicago. There will be an international panel of experts, including Dr. Sin Hang Lee, speaking on Scientific, Recovery and Advocacy in regards to the HPV vaccine. There will also be seminar on the use of Cannabis to help children with seizures, chronic pain and Autism. This will be presented by Dr. Judy Mikovics. Google her. She has an amazing story.

If you are wondering what it is like to attend Autism One, email Deb O’Leary or contact us here.

~ Deb

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