Action Alert: AB 2098 (Physician Misinformation) could be voted on Today!
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AB 2098 could be heard
on the Assembly Floor as early as today
Email your Assembly Member TODAY
asking them to Oppose AB AB 2098!
AB 2098 Physicians and surgeons: unprofessional conduct, introduced by Asm Evan Low, would designate the dissemination or promotion of misinformation or disinformation related to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, or “COVID-19,” by a physician or surgeon as unprofessional conduct, allowing the Medical Board to take action against such physician or surgeon. Board will base their consideration on “applicable standard of care” and “contemporary scientific consensus” neither of which currently exist for COVID-19.(https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB2098)
A Voice for Choice Advocacy has made it easy for you to email your Assembly Member to ask them to Oppose the bill before them. For legislators to read your email (and not assume it as a mass marketing campaign), it is important that your letter is personalized to your situation, so be sure to outline how AB 2098 would affect you and your family. You can use some of the talking points from AVFCA’s letters (linked above) but don’t copy them!
2) If you are a MD or DO, share this with your colleagues, and ask them to oppose AB 2098
Over the past 7 years, A Voice for Choice Advocacy has established itself as the leading legislative organization lobbying in the California Capitol for your health rights. While A Voice for Choice Advocacy’s lobbying activity in the Capitol is important, your positive constituent relationships with your CA State Senator and Assembly Member and their staff are critical to assisting with A Voice for Choice Advocacy’s efforts in the Capitol.