California Says NO To More Vaccines
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According to a newsletter from FEAT (Families for Early Autism Treatment),
this past Wednesday, the State of California Legislature said no to two
bills that would have added six new shots to the states already overcrowded
childhood immunization schedule. The current schedule recommends some 39
doses of various vaccines by the age of two years old.
Wednesdays action was
the first time in California's history that legislation involving the
adding of new vaccines to the mandatory childhood immunization list has
been defeated. The two new immunizations being required were for Hepatitis
A and Prevnar, a vaccine that has reportedly been falsely promoted as an
ear ache preventative vaccine.
Both bills passed the
California State Assembly without opposition and on nearly unanimous votes.
While the bills were strongly supported by the vaccine manufacturers and
the public health community before the Senate Health and Human Services
Committee on Wednesday, it was the testimony of two parents, a mother whose
baby was killed by vaccines, and the father of a vaccine induced autistic
son whose testimony before the committee resulted in the bills failing
passage. According to the FEAT newsletter, it was a classic case of David
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