Originally Sent: 3/5/2014

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Action Needed to
Protect Parental Freedom

Homeschooling in Colorado

Please contact legislators immediately.



HSLDA staff attorney Mike Donnelly helps protect homeschool freedom in your community.
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Dear Colorado Members and Friends,

House Bill 1288 is being considered tomorrow before the Health, Insurance and Environment Committee. This bill encumbers the process for families trying to receive a personal exemption from immunizations. The bill requires that families “certify” that they are informed about immunizations before being able to claim an exemption. Please take a moment today to contact the committee members below, especially if you are their constituent.

HB 1288 places a burdensome and unnecessary obstacle in front of parents exercising their fundamental right to make health care decisions. Parents can and should be trusted to make informed decisions about exercising their personal beliefs without the government stepping in to impose unreasonable burdens like this.

Action Requested

For House Bill 1288, contact the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee and give them the following messages in your own words:

“I am calling to oppose House Bill 1288 that would require parents to receive a certification of knowledge before obtaining a personal belief exemption to immunization. Parents with personal objections to immunizations should not be interfered with in order to exercise their freedom to make appropriate medical decisions for their children. Parents can decide what is best for their families without burdensome government requirements or intervention like this. Please vote against HB 1288.”

You can contact the members of the committee using the following contact information:

Representative McCann, Chair House Health Committee
303-866-2959
beth.mccann.house@state.co.us

Representative Schafer, Vice Chair House Health
303-866-5522
sue.schafer.house@state.co.us

Representative Fields
303-866-3911
rhonda.fields.house@state.co.us

Representative Ginal
303-866-4569
joann.ginal.house@state.co.us

Representative Humphrey
303-866-2943
rephumphrey48@yahoo.com

Representative Joshi
303-866-2937
janak.joshi.house@state.co.us

Representative Landgraf
303-866-2946
lois.landgraf.house@state.co.us

Representative McNulty
303-866-2936
frank@frankmcnulty.com

Representative Primavera
303-866-4667
dianne.primavera.house@state.co.us

Representative Singer
303-866-2780
jonathan.singer.house@state.co.us

Representative Swalm
303-866-5510
spencer.swalm.house@state.co.us

Thank you for all you do in defense of freedom for families in the great state of Colorado!

Very truly yours,

Michael P. Donnelly, Esq.
HSLDA Staff Attorney

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