September 7, 2010 – San Francisco, CA – PipeLineNews.org – [Note: All the bills mentioned in this report have passed the California state legislature and are awaiting the Governor’s signature. He has until Sept 30 to either sign or veto. A message can be left for the governor at 916-445-2841.
AB354. Juan Arambula, [D- Fresno] Immunizations.
DIGEST: This bill deletes certain age limits for specified childhood immunizations required for admission to specified schools or child care centers, and requires the Department of Public Health to consider the immunization recommendations of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
This five page bill seems simple and straight forward, but it isn’t. It is a lot of words designed to hide the fact that the state’s legislators seek authority to mandate that schools be responsible for administering vaccinations to your child including HPV2 Cervarix for girls ages 10-25 or HPV 4 Gardasil for boys ages 9-26. That would be compulsory vaccinations without parental consent or notification.
This bill employs the phrase “vaccine preventable disease” (rather than air born communicable disease) determined through “evidence based findings” (as determined by an independent, non-government based Task Force On Community Preventable services, i.e., they do something and then watch to see what results – no moral or ethical values whatsoever.) www.thecommunityguide.org,
It also mandates that schools adhere to the recommendations of the federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices – ACIP, which represents 12 different lobby groups, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, as an advisory body, for determining what vaccinations are to be required. The AAFP is little more than a lobby with which Planned Parenthood is connected, urging that all youth be vaccinated with Gardasil or Cervarix.
What’s the problem? Human Papilloma Virus is not a communicable disease like chicken pox or measles or even TB. It is a venereal disease communicated through sexual contact. This bill declares that the state believes that every child from age 9 years on will be engaging in sexual activity and, since Planned Parenthood has been foremost in promoting this vaccine it further means that the state’s leaders believe that 9 year olds have the right to be sexually active regardless of what you, the parents, or the outdated old fuddydud church says.
The main supporters of this bill are the California Academy of Family Physicians, a branch of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the California immunization Coalition – CIC, which has a website admonishing people to “vaccinate before you date.” and by GlaxoSmithKline, the pharmaceutical company that manufactures Cervarix and Gardasil. By the Way the CIC website which is sponsored by the California Department of Public Health is sponsoring a contest to see who can come up with the winning logo for advertising HPV vaccinations to 18-25 year olds.
Further, the CAFPs website familydocs.org lists 26 California health related bills which they are supporting, including AB 1600 by Assemblyman Jim Beall establishing state funding for mental health coverage for ANY AGE CALIFORNIANS. Any age covers your newly expected baby and his pregnant mother, your 3 year old child in day care, your teen age student who, under Sen. Mark Leno’s bill, SB 543, will be able to contract for his/her own mental health counseling. This is also on its way to the Governor.