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Advocacy Lifeline with Dawn Richardson
Laws are being considered and passed that have serious consequences for your health and freedom. Your voice has power, and ‘Advocacy Lifeline’ with Dawn Richardson will teach you how to use your voice efficiently and effectively to influence legislation and policies to protect your rights. Pharmaceutical and medical trade lobbyists often push for what benefits their industries’ bottom line, not your health. Get empowered with up-to-date knowledge of actual bills moving, how the legislative process works and the simple skills and tools you can use to leverage your time to protect your freedom of choice. Education followed by action is the foundation of every episode.
Hosts: Dawn Richardson
*The opinions expressed by the hosts and guests in this show are not necessarily the views of Children’s Health Defense.
Why Legislative Hearings Matter + Bills With Hearings This Week in AR, AZ, ME, NE, NH, SD + TN
‘Advocacy Lifeline’ host, Dawn Richardson, shares tips for advocating in legislative committee hearings as well as updates on bills in seven states. Tune in to this episode for information on sharing your testimony, upcoming hearings and more.
AZ, HB 2303, Prohibits an Employer From Requiring or Requesting an Employee’s Vaccination Records as a Condition of Employment
SD, HB 1235, Allows for Conscientious Belief Exemptions to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Employees & Students, Except Certain Health Care Workers & National Guard
AR, SB 8, Establishes a Criminal Offense of Vaccine Harm for Pharmaceutical Company Executive Officers
NE, LB 421, Requires Local Health Directors to Issue & Enforce Directed Health Measures, That Could Include Vaccination, Adopted by City Councils/County Boards
NH, HB 539, Requires Parental/Guardian Presence for Minor Vaccination During School Vaccination Clinics & Restricts Hours of School Vaccination Clinics
SD, SB 125, Prohibits Any Entity but the Legislature To Be Able To Impose Additional Immunization Requirements on Children
TN, HB 252/SB 644, Exempts Home School Students From Immunization Requirements Applicable to Students Attending Nursery School, Preschool, or K-12
AZ, SB 1703, Prohibits a Person in Loco Parentis From Being Able to Consent to Vaccination of a Child
AZ, SB 1433, Requires Employers Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination for Employment, Who Deny Religious Exemptions, To Be Liable for Serious Injuries Caused by Vaccine
ME, LD 282 / HP 180, Allows Department of Health & Human Services To Authorize Standing Vaccine Orders for Certain State Funded Medical Programs
NH, HB 408, Requires Vaccine Exemption Rights and Non-altered Vaccine Schedule for Children Living in Foster Home Who Are Not Foster Children
NH, HB 425, Repeals Medical Freedom in Immunizations Law as Passed on July 23 2021
NH, HB 557, Removes the Rule-making Authority of the Commissioner of Health and Human Services on Immunization Requirements Beyond Diseases in Statute