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Letters to Editor for Summer 2016

By: Constitution Staff

Another Questionable Fallin Veto

I received a letter forwarded by Kevin Hurdelbink, managing technician at the HBOT (HyperBaric Oxygen Therapy) clinic in Jenks. This letter was written by Dr. Jim Maxey, D.D.S. to Governor Mary Fallin objecting to her veto of HB 3016. Happily for me, the Senate sponsor was my State Senator, Nathan Dahm.

His beginning explanation is that the bill would have required doctors to supply a four-page information and consent form to parents of children recommended to any vaccination. According to the information presented, the veto was based upon the recommendation of a Dr. Ervin Yen, who is also a state senator, along with Dr's. Switzer and Wilber, medical advisors to Gov. Fallin. Their objections included "could have led to confusion among parents and reduce the immunization rate." Also, that Dr. Yen added that "list of ingredients is confusing and could deter parents from getting immunizations."

He went on to explain an outside of practice agenda on the part of Dr. Yen indicating some possible collusion with pharmaceutical lobbyists with the ultimate objective of removing all exemptions and parental choice for childhood vaccinations. Meaning, as understood by me, that the parents of children would have to agree to them being vaccinated without full disclosure of the possible consequences and side effects of any serum being used. That would include disclosure of the chemicals that may be included in the preparation as well as make-up of the vaccine.

The letter includes the following list of inclusions in various vaccines: formaldehyde, aluminum (some think possibly linked to Alzheimers), aborted fetal tissue, mercury, thimerosal, live viruses, bacteria, monkey kidney tissue, mercury, mouse serum protein, Bovine serum, human serum, hexadecyltrumethylammonium Bromide, porcine gelatin, antibiotics, egg albumin, thimerosal, and glutaraldehyde. Also he lists numerous possible and reported side effects including: seizures, allergic reactions, diarrhea, fever, joint pain, autism, hemorrhage, urinary tract infection, SIDS, blood in stool, lethargy, death, vomiting, althralgia, and respiratory illness. A further problem is that the serums are NOT weight/dose specific, that is to the size and weight of the recipient.

Dr. Maxey then goes on to presume that the ultimate objective of these "advisors" would be to remove any and all provisions allowing the refusal to receive ANY and all vaccinations for children AND adults. Such a situation could then require ALL residents to receive vaccinations for which they have not proof as having been received, at any time.

This seems to me to be another example of "big brother" at its worst. I have been assured by my personal doctor that the oath admonition of: "First, do no harm" has not been removed from the Hippocratic Oath.

Robert W. McDowell, Jr.

Broken Arrow, OK

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