May 17, 2010
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Grant Park, Downtown Chicago
OUR RAPID TESTIMONY SPEAKERS
▪ Twila Brase, RN, PHN. Twila is president and co-founder of the Citizens' Council on Health Care (CCHC), a freedom-focused, patient-centered health care policy organization. She will speak about newborn DNA acquisition without parental consent as a 21st century vaccination requirement.
▪ Maureen Drummond. A vaccination choice activist for nearly 20 years, Maureen now applies her organizing and leadership skills in the #1 vaccination state in the country. Maureen will tell you why you need to keep an eye on New Jersey. In the words of a CDC official: "As goes New Jersey, so goes the rest of the nation."
▪ Alex Hintz. Alex is a 13 year-old boy who no longer has autism. He will talk about his recovery and the reasons that his family supports vaccination choice and parental consent.
▪ Barbara Mullarkey A dedicated advocate for nearly 30 years, Barbara is president of the Illinois Vaccine Awareness Coalition. She will tell us how the more things change, the more they stay the same. She reminds us that the change we seek is "left up to us to get right down to it."
▪ Alan Phillips, JD. Alan is a vaccine rights attorney who helps individuals, families, groups and organizations throughout the U.S. exercise their current vaccine exemption rights and pass legislation expanding those rights. Alan explains how there is a profound disconnect between policy and reality, and what is at stake.
▪ Allen Tate. Allen Tate is a New York University student. He will describe how the vaccine injuries of his two younger siblings have impacted his family and his outlook on life. He makes an appeal to all affected families to commit to creating positive societal change.
▪ Sherri Tenpenny, DO Dr. Sherri is board-certified in Emergency and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. She is an author, international medical consultant and founder of an integrative medicine clinic in Ohio. Sherri speaks as a member of the licensed physician community that challenges mainstream orthodoxy regarding the safety, effectiveness and appropriateness of the nation's universal vaccination program.
CHICAGOLAND PARENTS INVITE YOU TO THE RALLY
Thank you to Max Kane and the Chicagoland parents for creating this incredibly moving video tribute to vaccination choice Here's their personal invitation to join us in Chicago. Click HERE and please share it with your family and friends.
If you're going to the rally, please note:
1. After Party tickets are $10pp until tomorrow, May 18. Then they will be $15pp online or at the door, space permitting.
2. Until May 22, you can pre-order delicious, all natural boxed lunches available from Gourmet Gorilla. Wisconsin Honey Turkey and cheddar, Amish Chicken with organic greens and blue cheese, Grilled Veggies on focaccia with goat cheese, Strawberry and sunflower seed salad... all with a whole-grain brownie, Baja salad and bottle of water for $12. You can pick yours up on the bus or at the rally if you prepay now. Otherwise, you might be stuck with the Park's hot dogs and pretzels.
3. If you're staying at the Westin O'Hare, reserve your spot on the bus before May 19. If we don't fill all the buses, we'll have to cancel the empties.
IF YOU'RE CHICAGO-BOUND, HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO DO
1. Register! Click this link or go to the rally website and sign up.
2. Buy your t-shirt and pick it up there. All rally gear items will be available for sale at the rally but quantities are very limited. If you know you want one, buy it now.
3. Make a few signs. If you're stumped, here's a list of signs we've seen at other events. We offer them to you without endorsement or edits.
STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS IN CHICAGO
It will be an event to remember.
Louise Kuo Habakus
and a growing list of volunteers and supporters