Commentary

Lin Wessels of The Canary Party to Meet with Governor of Iowa on Autism Issues

Lin and Sam Wessels will be meeting today with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, to talk about what is going on in the world of autism.  Sam is a little boy with autism, and his family is taking part in The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, to bring attention…

Call to Action As Minnesota Vaccine Safety Advocates Fight Proposed Rule Changes

Several months ago, it was brought to the attention of vaccine safety groups in Minnesota that the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) was proposing to add more shots to their recommended schedule, and lower the recommended age for other shots on the schedule.  Luckily, we have a really strong group of advocates here, and representatives…

Benefits Of Product Launch Services For Affiliate Marketers

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ACTION ALERT: CALL CONGRESSMAN ISSA TODAY!

As Autism Awareness Month winds down, let’s ask for some action in Congress.  Please contact Congressman Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, with the following messages:1)    Thank him for holding a great hearing on November 29th, 2012. Let him know that you strongly support his investigation.  Last month, the CDC’s latest parent survey…

Vaccines and Autism – Answering the Wrong Questions

Editorial by Katie Weisman, Canary Party, Executive Director and SafeMinds Board Member Now that World Autism Awareness Day has passed, let’s assess where we truly stand.  Last week, two studies were reported and spun by the CDC in the annual countdown to Autism Awareness Month, also known as “Let’s see if blue lights and awareness…

Send us the information on your meetings with Congress

This week we begin to ask our members of Congress to follow up on the Autism Epidemic hearings held in the Committee on Oversight & Government Reform in November of last year.  As you schedule and hold meetings and calls with your representatives, please input the information here so that we can keep track of…