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  • Petitioned Assemblymember William Monning

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California Assembly Health Committee
Assemblymember William Monning
California Assembly Appropriations Committee
Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes - Chair
California Assembly Appropriations Committee
Assemblymember Diane Harkey - Vice Chair
California Assembly Health Committee
Assemblymember Nestande
California Assembly Health Committee
Assemblymember Pan
California Assembly Health Committee
Assemblymember Martin Garrick
California Assembly Health Committee
Assemblymember Dan Logue - Vice Chair
California Governor
California State Senate
California State House
California-033
State Sen. Ricardo Lara
California-024
State Sen. Ed Hernandez
California-036
State Sen. Joel Anderson
California-015
State Sen. Jim Beall
California-013
State Sen. Jerry Hill
California-022
State Sen. Kevin de Leon
California-007
State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier
California-005
State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani
California-035
State Sen. Roderick Wright
California-034
State Sen. Lou Correa
California-016
State Sen. Andy Vidak

*Concerned Americans FOR Parental Rights & Vaccine Exemptions Oppose CA AB2109*

    1. Holly Blumhardt
    2. Petition by

      Holly Blumhardt

      Tustin, CA

- AB2109 violates California parental rights to exercise a philosophical exemption given under California law.

- This violates Californians constitutional rights because parents are being forced to get PERMISSION to opt out of a voluntary medical procedure.

- This bill forces parents to utilize an allopathic model of healthcare for their child in cases that they may opt for a more natural approach, such as homeopathic, acupuncture, chiropractic, Chinese Medicine, etc.

- Pediatricians won't want to sign off on the exemption form because they won't meet their quotas for vaccinated children and bonuses.

- Pediatricians won't want to sign off on the form because they will get reduced reimbursement rates from the insurance companies due to vaccination requirements.

- Pediatricians won't want to sign off on the form because of liability concerns.

- Insurance companies will not pay for the office visits to sign off on these forms.

- California parents will have to pay out of pocket for this additional office visit.

- California parents will most likely have to shop around to several different pediatricians to get a signature, requiring more money and lots of counseling sessions, as well as coercion that they shouldn't be subjected to for exercising a right.

- Many parents that utilize the philosophical exemption have done extensive research in this area and/or have a personal/religious belief against taking them and are acting in the best interest of their child.

- If parents can't get a signature on the form, their child won't be able to go to school without getting vaccinated.

- There is no way that all of the pros and cons of vaccines can be discussed in one short visit to a pediatrician.

- You don't need a doctor's signature to prove a patient has been educated.

- If this bill is passed, it will set precedence for many other states and could eventually end the philosophical exemption across the board.

- This bill could also set precedence regarding freedom to make other health care decisions as individuals and parents.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Decision-maker Darrell Steinberg responds:

      Darrell Steinberg

      Thank you for your recent communication in opposition to AB 2109 (Pan), which would amend current state law requiring a child’s parent or guardian to provide an elementary or secondary school with a letter or affidavit stating that immuni...


    2. Reached 3,000 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

      • almost 2 years ago

      Parents are educated and willing to take responsibility for OUR OWN CHILDREN! No government should be forcing us to take vaccinations. We have rights, we must demand our choice for our children's future.

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    • Ashley Harper SANTA ANA, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Freedom of health and sanctity of blood!

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    • Carol DeLauro CHULA VISTA, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      As a teacher, I have worked with parents and their young children for many years and I have seen many more cases of Autism in the last 10 years. I believe that parents should have the right to decide whether or not to immunize their child.

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    • Rebecca Paniagua PALMER, MA
      • almost 2 years ago

      parents should have the right to whether or not their children should be vaccinated.

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    • Amber Di Battista IRVINE, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Freedom of choice

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