NYVIC (New Yorkers for Vaccination Information and Choice)


NY State Emergency Health Powers Act Information & Links

If enacted, Senate bill 5841 and Assembly bill 9508 would, in an "emergency," permit forced vaccinations, abolish patient privacy, criminalize the refusal of medical treatment, seize and destroy private property, control communications, food, fuel, drugs and other items while providing a waiver of accountability to the perpetrators of these acts. If you find this disturbing, act now by signing our online petition and notifying your friends.

Report on March Hearing of Assembly Health Committee 

On March 14 a public hearing was held in NYC on "Public Health Emergency Planning & Response and the Model Emergency State Health Powers Act (MESHPA)"

Frank and Martha Fitzgerald, of NYVIC, testified and put together a report

Full text of Assembly bill A9508 as of 3/13/2002 - Use Back button to return
Sections of A9508 on vaccination and "Isolation and Quarantine"
New York State Bill Search (Senate S5841 and Assembly A9508)
Whatever law NY enacts, it will probably be based on the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act  (viewing requires PDF Reader free plugin from Acrobat).
NY State Government Sites

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons speak against the "Model Act"
Click left menu: Emergency (Dictatorial) Powers Act for statements and online petition against the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act. More on national issues
Review of the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act by Thomas W. Washburne, Esq., Director, National Center for Home Education: "MSEHP poses substantial threats to the liberty and privacy of families. As drafted, whether these threats are justified depends upon the opinion of only one person: the governor of a state."
CDC Proposal Overreaches by Dr. Robert Cihak and Dr. Michael Glueck

Smallpox is one of the agents often mentioned as a possible terrorist weapon, but there is considerable controversy regarding mandating vaccination against this disease. "Smallpox vaccine: Balancing the benefits and the risks" ( AMA News) warns, "Despite increased public demand, the potential for severe reactions must be weighed against the threat of the disease before beginning widespread inoculations."

Ian Sinclair's backgrounder explores the smallpox vaccination issue
Smallpox and Forced Vaccination: What every American needs to know National Vaccine Information Center report
Institute for Health Freedom synopsis & backgrounder
http://www.whale.to/vaccines/smallpox.html numerous links on smallpox
CDC smallpox section includes gruesome images
http://www.vaccinationnews.com/ Many relevant links; see homepage for regular updates
Anthrax Vaccine Benefit versus Risk  
American Legislative Exchange Council tracks MEHPA's "progress" in U.S.

Smallpox vaccine: Balancing the benefits and the risks

"In a mass vaccination, you're going to have several hundreds of deaths from the vaccine alone," he said. "About one in a thousand people will have some kind of reaction to the vaccine and I'm not talking about fevers and chills, they come with the territory," said Dr. Edelman, associate director for clinical research at the Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Read article

World Health Organization Rules Out Mass Smallpox Jabs

We provide two sample letters to NY officials voicing concern on this issue. Contact the governor, your Assemblyperson, State Senator and other officials important to these bills to make your views known.

New York State Information about the state's existing vaccination laws - and more.
General Information on Changing the Laws Useful to those inside and outside the Empire State.

Dr. William Howard Hay Addresses the Medical Freedom Society - early vaccination skeptic

Return to NY State Emergency Health Powers Act  
You can sign the petition to defeat the Emergency Health Powers Act now.



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Trading chickenpox for shingles? Research published in the International Journal of Toxicology. 



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