The Canary Party National Convention, in Minneapolis MN, July 20 - 22
Written by The Canary Party   
Monday, 21 May 2012 17:42

An Invitation to our Annual Convention in Minneapolis, MN!


Please forward this invitation to friends, groups, practitioners and others you think would be interested in joining the mission of the Canary Party to reverse the growing man-made epidemics of chronic illness.

Spread the word.

You are cordially invited…..

To attend the Canary Party National Convention, July 20 - 22, 2012, at the Hilton Minneapolis. Come meet other like-minded individuals to forge connections and work together to develop strategies for change both nationally and in your state. We must make our issues among those that the Presidential candidates address in order to get elected and stay in office.  Come and get educated and organized on how to make an impact in the places that count!
 
Kindly register before June 20, so we can plan accordingly.
 
Friday, July 20, Introductions, Meetings, Luncheon, Reception and Film Night
9:30am-12:00pm
Meet and Greet those who are fighting for the health and health freedom of other Americans, and find out what is happening, and what is going to be happening in the Canary Party.
12:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Breakout sessions on projects and action items.
6:30pm 
Reception, Open Bar -- beer & wine and hors d'oeuvres.
8:30pm 
The Greater Good Film
looks behind the fear, hype and politics that have polarized the vaccine debate in America today. The film re-frames the emotionally charged issue and offers, for the first time, the opportunity for a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program.
 
Saturday, July 21, Meetings, Luncheon and Dinner
9:30am-12:00pm
Sessions and breakout meetings continue, including discussions on the foundation of health freedom rights assured in our Constitution.
12:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Breakout sessions on projects and action items.
6:00pm Dinner and Keynote address
 
Sunday, July 22, Plan of Action
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
Participants to offer their input on how to best organize and move forward on respective projects. 
 
Registration Fees
 (Please advise us of special food needs.)

Convention Registration $65

Register for your hotel room by June 27th in order to guarantee Canary Party discounted rate of $139 single/double. 
 

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Phone: 1-612-376-1000 Fax: 1-612-397-4875
Maps & Directions to Hilton Minneapolis



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Listen to the California Health Committee Hearings on AB2109
Written by The Canary Party   
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 17:21

Here is a link on the committee hearing page to listen to the hearing, for those who can be there, but want to know what happens with the California AB2109 today. 

mms://media.assembly.ca.gov/ASM-4202 

Committee Hearings 
TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
Health
MONNING, Chair
1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 4202 ( Listen to this hearing )
Committees: Health

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SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL TUESDAY IN SACRAMENTO
Written by The Canary Party   
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 17:14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Holly Blumhardt, California Mom of 3

Cell Phone: 949.484.4821

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

AB 2109 Threatens Parental Rights, and Californians Aren’t Going To Take It

TUSTIN, CA - April 17, 2012 - The California Assembly of Health will be conducting a hearing on AB 2109 today at 1:30 PM in Sacramento.  AB2109 is a controversial bill that has many California parents in uproar over their parental rights.  AB2109 will force Californians to get an MD signature to allow parents to sign the CA vaccine exemption form.  California parents have been using the philosophical exemption for the past century for reasons against personal beliefs and as a religious exemption, as there is no religious exemption in California.  AB2109 will officially have a doctor validate whether or not a parent’s personal belief is worthy enough to get a philosophical exemption, essentially freedom with permission.  Many parents feel AB2109 violates their constitutional rights to exercise their philosophical beliefs exemption, makes medical decisions for their children, and it forces them to use an allopathic model of health care for their family, even if it is against how they currently seek medical care for their family.

In addition to the many concerns about violating parental rights, California parents are worried that they will run into issues trying to get the philosophical exemption signed, which in turn will affect their child’s ability to go to school.  Pediatricians won’t want to sign off on the exemption form because they won’t meet their quotas for vaccinated children to get their bonuses.  They will get reduced reimbursement rates from the insurance companies due to vaccination requirements, and they won’t want to sign the form because of liability concerns.  This bill will cause financial strain on some families depending on how many pediatricians they will have to visit to get a signature, and insurance companies most likely will not pay for the office visit to sign off on these forms due to the nature of the visit.  If parents can't get a signature on the form, their child won't be able to go to school without getting vaccinated.

“Most parents that choose not to vaccinate their child through this exemption, if not a religious decision, are extremely well educated on the manner, are sophisticated and savvy, and are making this decision in the best interest of their child.  I have been researching this issue for the past 15 years,” said Holly Blumhardt of Tustin.

Fundamentally, AB2109 violates Californians’ constitutional rights because parents are being forced to get PERMISSION to opt out of a voluntary medical procedure.  A doctor's signature is not necessary to prove that a patient has been educated.  If AB2109 is passed, it will set precedence for many other states and could eventually end the philosophical exemption across the board.  This bill could also set precedence regarding freedom to make other health care decisions as individuals and parents.

To find out more information, please visit http://www.change.org/petitions/the-ca-state-house-oppose-ab2109.

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If you’d like more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with Holly Blumhardt, please call 949.484.4821 or e-mail Holly @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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International Symposium on Vaccination and Autoimmunity to be Held in Grenada Spain
Written by The Canary Party   
Thursday, 12 April 2012 21:54

Despite attempts to suppress the exploration and understanding on vaccine adverse reactions, it continues to move forward in the world of serious science.  We encourage those involved in this important research to attend the 2nd International Symposium on Vaccination and Autoimmunity that will take place during the 8th International Congress on Autoimmunity at the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos de Granada in Grenada, Spain on May 5th.

Researchers and physicians serious about vaccine adverse events are encouraged to attend.

2ND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON VACCINES 

THE DWOSKIN FAMILY FOUNDATION

To view abstracts for the symposium click here

Chairperson:  C. Dwoskin, USA 
Chairperson:  C. Shaw, Canada

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012

12:30-12:35Introduction
C. Shaw, Canada 
C. Dwoskin, USA
12:35-12:55VACCINES, OXIDATIVE STRESS, AUTOIMMUNITY, AND CHRONIC MULTISYSTEM HEALTH OUTCOMES 
Speaker:  B.A. Golomb, CA, USA
12:55-13:15ALUMINUM ADJUVANTS: RECENT INSIGHTS
Speaker:  C. Exley, UK
13:15-13:35THE NEUROTOXICITY OF ALUMINUM: IMPLICATIONS FOR ALUMINUM ADJUVANTED VACCINES
Speaker:  C. Shaw, Canada 
13:35-13:55WHERE DO WE STAND WITH THE ASIA SYNDROME 
Speaker:  N. Agmon-Levin, Israel
13:55-14:10COFFEE BREAK 
14:10-14:30MACROPHAGIC MYOFASCIITIS (MMF)-ASSOCIATED COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION: CLINICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND BIOMARKERS [1576]
Speaker:  F.J. Authier, France 
14:30-14:50MECHANISM OF MACROPHAGE MYOFASCIITIS SYNDROME (MMF) 
Speaker:  R.K. Gherardi, France 
 
14:50-15:10AUTOIMMUNITY FOLLOWING HEPATITIS B VACCINE AS PART OF THE SPECTRUM OF "AUTOIMMUNE (AUTO-INFLAMMATORY) SYNDROME INDUCED BY ADJUVANT" (ASIA)- ANALYSIS OF 93 CASES [176]
Speaker:  Y. Zafrir, Israel
15:10-15:30

THE GULF WAR SYNDROME AS A PART OF THE AUTOIMMUNE (AUTO-INFLAMMATORY) SYNDROME INDUCED BY ADJUVANT (ASIA) [75]
Speaker:  E. Israeli, Israel 

15:30-15:50

AUTOIMMUNE RESPONSE FOLLOWING INFLUENZA VACCINATION IN PATIENTS WITH AUTOIMMUNE INFLAMMATORY RHEUMATIC DISEASE [295]
Speaker:  K. Perdan-Pirkmajer, Slovenia

15:50-16:05COFFEE BREAK  
16:05-16:25

NARCOLEPSY: VACCINES & AUTOIMMUNITY
Speaker:  O. Vaarala, Finland 

16:25-16:45

TETANUS TOXOID RELATED APS MODEL HAS DIFFERENT MANIFESTATIONS IN C57BL/6 AND BALB/C MICE [198]
Speaker:  L. Dimitrijević, Serbia

16:45-17:05

VACCINES, AUTOIMMUNITY AND THE DEVELOPING BRAIN: THE SCIENCE THAT DESCRIBES THE LINK [1578]
Speaker:  L. Tomljenovic, BC, Canada

  
SCREENING OF THE MOVIE: THE GREATER GOOD
FOLLOWED BY Q AND A
 

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A Math and Science Teacher for The Greater Good
Written by The Canary Party   
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 05:00

April 2, 2012


To Whom it May Concern:

I have recently watched "The Greater Good". I found it balanced and thought-provoking. I hope many educators, administrators, and parents are able to view the film and begin a discussion about vaccinations in their communities.

Sincerely,

Beth Bergen

(Northern California math and science teacher for 17 years.)

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The Canary Party and Grassroots Autism Organizations Call for Firings of Health Officials in the Wake of New Autism Numbers
Written by The Canary Party   
Monday, 02 April 2012 17:28

CDC has announced that the autism rate is now 1 in 88 children and autism groups have called the Obama administration's handling of the autism epidemic a disaster. Press conference held to call for investigations, hearings, the declaration of an emergency, and the firing of government health officials.

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2012

The Canary Party and other grass roots organizations gathered today to demand drastic action in response to the government’s failures in addressing the autism epidemic, after CDC releases new autism numbers showing that the autism rate doubled in five years.

This morning, the Canary Party joined a group of grassroots autism organizations in a press conference in Manhattan to discuss how we have reached the catastrophic rate of 1 in 88 children, and 1 in 54 boys, having autism in this country. The Age of Autism, AutismOne, Autism Action Network, Autism File, The Canary Party, Center for Personal Rights, The Coalition for Safe Minds, Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and Advocacy, Focus Autism, National Autism Association and Talk About Curing Autism have declared that this is a national health emergency, and that our government has failed us.

The video from the press conference can be found at http://CanaryParty.org.

The Canary Party and her partners believe that the current situation is intolerable and will not remain silent, watching more children and more families face the overwhelming burdens of autism. Together our groups are demanding that:

1.     Secretary Sebelius fire those who have been in charge of autism policies in this Administration. Dr. Insel, chair of IACC must be fired. The new members of IACC should all be dismissed, and the new Chair of IACC should commence a new search for committee members.

2.     Secretary Sebelius meet with a group of representatives from this coalition to discuss the autism health emergency. It is clear that the Secretary is disengaged and does not comprehend the urgency of this situation.

3.     The views of all presidential candidates on autism be are clear. President Obama called himself “the Autism President” in 2008 and said that he would help to solve the crisis. He will stand on his record. This is an issue that this community will vote on.

4.     The General Accounting Office study past autism funding to see why almost all money went to genetic research, which we now know, based on peer-reviewed science, is not the predominant factor – environment is. We want to understand if corporate interests or other improper interests distorted research priorities.

5.     Hearings in the Government Reform and Oversight Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives be held. It is time for Congress to examine the role of the federal authorities in this crisis. No Congressional committee has looked seriously at the conflicts of interest and inaction towards autism in almost a decade. As part of this process, Congress must examine the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program and how it has been quietly acknowledging autism as a vaccine injury for almost 25 years. We need real inquiry by our representatives into this government debacle.

Canary Party Chairman Mark Blaxill, speaking on behalf of these organizations, representing tens of thousands of families, have committed to the public and to officials that, “We are not going away. We cannot. We all live with autism every day in one way or another. We will not stop pushing until we get accountable leadership and until we reverse this devastating epidemic.”

Video of the press conference:

1 in 88 incidence in Autism press release from ZenWorks Productions on Vimeo.

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