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Update: Preliminary Injunction Motion filed against the Cali. Medical Board!

Update: Preliminary Injunction Motion filed against the Cali. Medical Board!

Yesterday afternoon, I filed a Motion for a Preliminary Injunction to stop the Cali. Medical Board from continuing investigating physicians for spreading so-called “Covid Misinformation” to the public. The hearing on the motion will likely be at the end of September. I think there is an excellent chance the judge will grant the motion. I won’t bore you with all the paperwork, but here is our Memo in support of the injunction motion and the very excellent declaration of PIC’s…

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AB 2098: Is the Cali. Legislature going to Add Fourth Amendment Illegality to this First Amendment Unconstitution bill?

AB 2098: Is the Cali. Legislature going to Add Fourth Amendment Illegality to this First Amendment Unconstitution bill?

Something may be afoot as AB 2098 passes through the Senate’s halls, but I can’t quite figure it out. So, I thought I’d kick it around with you and increase public vigilance. After AB 2098 passed through the business and professional committee, a 12-page legislative analysis/summary was put out by a consultant, one Sarah Mason. Here is the whole document: 202120220AB2098_Senate Business, Professions And Economic Development. I think it is a pretty ok summary. But I want to focus on…

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What’s Next for Cali. AB 2098, and What it Means for Docs if it passes

What’s Next for Cali. AB 2098, and What it Means for Docs if it passes

Cali. AB 2098 has now passed the Assembly and is in the Senate for consideration. As a reminder, AB 2098 makes it a board disciplinable offense for physicians to spread “Covid misinformation” to their patients. I think you can assume that questioning the safety and efficacy of the Covid vaccines, and speaking positively about the off-label and conventional medicine rejected pharmaceutical Covid treatments (Ivermectin and HCQ) would also be considered by the Board to be Covid misinformation or disinformation. Questioning…

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My Analysis and Opposition to AB 2098 to the Assembly Appropriations Committee

My Analysis and Opposition to AB 2098 to the Assembly Appropriations Committee

For what it’s worth: Here is my letter to the appropriations committee which will be hearing AB 2098, which the bill which tries to sanction California physicians from promoting so-called “covid misinformation.” It seems like a big mess and a waste of time now. “April 29, 2022 To: California Assembly Committee on Appropriations Re: AB 2098, Opposition and Proposed Amendment Dear Committee Members: I am a healthcare attorney with substantial experience in medical board work in California and throughout the…

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