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Join Them Now!

(Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Esq. for those of you who are reading this from beyond our solar system.) (PIC’s fearless President, Shira Miller MD outside the Courtroon after the AB 2098 hearing. Editor’s note: She seems pleased and confident, and as turns out, for good reason. Thx Shira for backing this.) (The rest of the legal team and Dr. Verma whose 40-page declaration demonstrated that the “contemporary scientific consensus” was meaningless in this pandemic. Sanjay’s declaration was cited 9 times…

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AB 2098 hearing held yesterday, no result yet, but we are very, very hopeful

AB 2098 hearing held yesterday, no result yet, but we are very, very hopeful

(Man with shades outside Sacramento Federal Courthouse after oral argument in the challenges to AB 2098) We had the hearing on our challenge (and the companion challenge filed by a high-profile Washington D.C. public interest group) yesterday afternoon. It was a very lively event. And because it was me, there were many lighter moments and even some robust laughter with some back-and-forth banter between us and the judge. Not so much with the Attorney General and the judge. And that…

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California Physician Alert: Be Very Careful About What you Say About Covid to New/Prospective Patients

California Physician Alert: Be Very Careful About What you Say About Covid to New/Prospective Patients

As you all know, AB 2098 is, for now, the law of the land in California. Hopefully it won’t be after our preliminary injunction hearing on Monday. I think all physicians should assume that the Cali boards (medical and osteopathic) will try to enforce the law. But there is problem: How are they going to find out who is spreading “Covid misinformation” to their patient? My guess or assumption is that current patients aren’t going to be the ones complaining….

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Must See CHD TV on AB 2098

Must See CHD TV on AB 2098

Here is the link to the legal update on CHD’s and PIC’s lawsuit against AB 2098. https://live.childrenshealthdefense.org/chd-tv/shows/good-morning-chd/chd-federal-lawsuit-over-ca-covid-misinformation-bill/ There is an excellent discussion by Dr. Sanjay Verma explaining how often the public health authorities got it wrong during Covid and the lack of science behind the public health decisions we all have been living with for the past three years. And I always have a good time when FG&J get together (Ray Flores, Greg Glaser, and yours truly). (Hopefully, they edited…

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Save the Date for the Mother of all AB 2098 First Amendment Hearings

Save the Date for the Mother of all AB 2098 First Amendment Hearings

So, here is the latest news. The hearing in our AB 2098 challenge Hoang v. Bonta, AND the hearing on the prior-filed case, Hoeg v. Lawson have both been set for January 23rd at 1:30 PM before Judge William B. Shubb. So far, the judge is holding live hearings, with online zoom viewing for the public, but the live part could change depending on what happens with the trifecta of viruses and hospitalizations. The judge may issue an order from…

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No Decision yet on the McDonald AB 2098 case, but methinks the writing is on the wall

No Decision yet on the McDonald AB 2098 case, but methinks the writing is on the wall

Yesterday was the hearing/oral argument in the first challenge to Cali AB2098, the Covid misinformation bill. The case is McDonald v Lawson which is in Federal Court in the Central Disrict of California (Los Angeles). For such a big case, I thought the hearing was not very long and more tellingly, it focused on one issue only, standing, which is the suitability of the plaintiffs to bring the lawsuit. And frankly, I think that says it all. If the judge…

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The Cali AB 2098 Lawsuits So Far

The Cali AB 2098 Lawsuits So Far

As you all know, on September 30th, Governor Newsom signed AB 2098, which created a sort of “new” Covid misinformation/disinformation law. I put “new” in quotes because the Medical Board took the position during the legislative process as well as in response to the first lawsuit challenging the law, that it already had the power to sanction physicians for spreading Covid misinformation to patients under its general powers. I personally think that’s a dubious proposition, but I suppose it does…

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Round Two coming up in the AB 2098 Cali. Covid “Misinformation” Wars

Round Two coming up in the AB 2098 Cali. Covid “Misinformation” Wars

As I’ve stated in many of my AB 2098 posts, there will be several lawsuits challenging AB 2098. The first one was filed a couple of days ago. The plaintiffs are a psychiatrist who is already under investigation for public Covid misinformation to the public. The other plaintiff is a well-known physician activist who has a concierge practice in Orange country. I’ve seen the complaint, but I don’t think the preliminary injunction papers have been filed yet. I have been…

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Breaking News! You’re not Going to Believe what the Cali. Medical Board is NOT Doing!

Breaking News! You’re not Going to Believe what the Cali. Medical Board is NOT Doing!

As many of you know, I have been hard at work on a big First Amendment case to stop the Cali. Medical Board (and maybe soon other medical boards soon) from investigating physicians for their public criticism of the mainstream Covid narrative. I happen to think that a physician has an unfettered right to express her opinion about matters of public health without the threat of professional discipline. While medical boards might have jurisdiction to oversee the standard of care…

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My Interview with Allison Royal on the Mckenzie lawsuit

My Interview with Allison Royal on the Mckenzie lawsuit

Yesterday, I did an interview with now independent journalist Allison Royal on the Mackenzie case. Here is the link. https://rumble.com/v1ec0cn-ca-medical-board-drops-investigation-of-doctor-that-spoke-out-at-school-boa.html I had never heard of her so I dug around the internet and found out that she walks the walk. She had been a tv reporter for a San Diego TV station, and by all accounts a pretty good one. But she had one problem: She didn’t want to get vaccinated and she was the only reporter who wouldn’t take…

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