SB 866 will be heard in
a special hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee
next Thursday, May 5 around 11am
Email legislators on the Committee TODAY
asking them to Oppose SB 866!
SB 866 Minors: vaccine consent (Wiener) – 12 Year Old Minor Consent to Vaccination Without Parental Consent: Allows a minor 12 years of age or older to consent to a vaccine that is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and meets the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ACIP) without the consent of the parent or guardian of the minor. (https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220SB866)
SB 866 will be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, May 5 after the Senate Floor session adjourns (~11 am).
A Voice for Choice Advocacy sent a detailed letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee outlining our numerous concerns with the bill. You can read our letter here: (https://avoiceforchoiceadvocacy.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/AVFCA-SB866-Letter-of-Oppose-unless-Amended-Wiener-Pan.pdf)
Take Action TODAY!
1) Email the Senate Judiciary Committee Members: Go to: https://secure.everyaction.com/GSrtgnUX5Ey_kFgi9Af6yg2 A Voice for Choice Advocacy has made it easy for you to email the Senators on the Judiciary Committee to ask them to Oppose SB 866. For legislators to read your email (and not assume it as a mass marketing campaign), it is important that your letter is personalized to your situation, so be sure to outline how SB 866 would affect you and your family. You can use some of the talking points from AVFCA's letter (but don't copy it!): https://avoiceforchoiceadvocacy.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/AVFCA-SB866-Letter-of-Oppose-unless-Amended-Wiener-Pan.pdf
2) Forward this email to anyone who believes in parental rights. Share this email on social media: https://avoiceforchoiceadvocacy.org/action-alert-ab-1993-asm-labor-employment-hearing/
Over the past 7 years, A Voice for Choice Advocacy has established itself as the leading legislative organization lobbying in the California Capitol for your health rights. While A Voice for Choice Advocacy's lobbying activity in the Capitol is important, your positive constituent relationships with your CA State Senator and Assembly Member and their staff are critical to assisting with A Voice for Choice Advocacy's efforts in the Capitol.
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