Dear Senator Pan,
SB277. It sounded like an EXCELLENT way to bolster your ratings. I get it. It sounded like a piece of legislation that would quickly fill your pockets with some big money, while holding hands and canoodling with powerful corporations. What an excellent deal, right? Work with Merck, make an ungodly amount of money, and boost your political career all the while ensuring that consistent donors are on your side. A good career move. It should fly under the radar, right? I mean only 2% of Californians hold a personal belief exemption. Such a small number to sacrifice. That had to have crossed your mind at some point. Take into account the large amount of American people who have long since lost hope in any sort of real democracy. Add in our own selfish values and you have a slam dunk bill right? I mean the American people are far too busy wasting incredible amounts of time on “social media” sharing videos of women fighting in Wal-Mart to worry about a little ol’ bill about vaccinations. We are so eager to claw into each other over ‘personal beliefs’ and spend our time de-friending our “friends” and relatives over whether or not they plan to address former Olympian as Bruce or Caitlyn from here on out. Clearly we are too busy to worry about vaccines. A large number of American people have given up on government and are ignorantly accepting legislation without a second thought. It should have been a slam dunk bill for you.
The only problem, it hasn’t been. This bill has been met with droves of people who are no longer willing to stay silent. SB 277 has not been a slam dunk for you, because you forgot just who you were messing with. You forgot just who made up that 2%, but more importantly, you failed to see that this doesn’t just affect California. No this little slam dunk bill that you thought would help fund a fancy vacation, bolster your popularity, and boost your political career ( because we all know that 1.5 star pediatrician rating wasn’t going to work out for you) has been met with opposition, phone calls, dozens of rallies, and an incredible amount of testimony throughout each hearing. No, you didn’t realize you were not just dealing with the 2% in California anymore. Instead, you are dealing with a country of angry mothers, fathers, doctors, lawyers, health professionals, and scientists. Another article said it best, “You woke up a beast” and you did in fact. Other bloggers have expressed a sincere gratitude for bringing this nationwide attention. You should know time isn’t on your side. The more time this takes, we will get stronger, we will continue to rally, we will continue to educate others and we will continue to be united. This is no longer about politics. To be honest this isn’t even about vaccines anymore. This is about something far greater than “the greater good”. This is about vaccine injury awareness. This is about freedom. This is about corruption. This is about greed. This is about the ignorance of SB277 to take away parental rights. This is about informed consent. This is about uniting religions. This is about uniting pro-choice and pro-life. This is about uniting race. No, this “slam dunk” bill no longer means a life in politics flying under the radar passing laws for the benefits of those donating to your campaign. No, this bill has united a firestorm of opposition and now this bill only means one thing. This bill means WAR.
So, Senator Pan enjoy your Merck sponsored vacation because when we are done with you, you may not have a career left. When you unite people together from all walks of life, then ignorantly insult them and spew your agenda on them, I can assure you, you will not be left alone! Your name will not be forgotten. We will win, this bill may get signed, but one way or another, we will win. Our lawyers will win. Our children will win. For you, this bill may have meant luxurious and lucrative kickbacks, but for us this bill is about our children and messing them only means one thing. It means war.
About Jinan: "I'm Jinan, the keeper of the cookies, master of dance parties, and single handedly responsible for using up all of our family’s internet data each month. Hey, don't judge, there's a TON of stuff to research when you have two kids (and one on the way)! About 10 years ago I became very interested in holistic living. To expand my knowledge and skills in this, I began studying at Natural Health Institute for Massage Therapy. I spent time learning Eastern Medicine and took classes on Ayruvedic Medicine, Pathologies, and the Anatomy and Physiology of the body.