The Gary Null Show – 11.04.15

John Gilmore is the Executive Director of the Autism Action Network, a national, not-profit, grassroots advocacy organization that influences legislation and public policy on a wide range of issues impacting the autism community, including access to healthcare, health insurance reform, special education, vaccine rights and civil rights of the disabled. His organization works at the state, federal and sometimes local level to influence the lives of people with autism and their families. Founded as A-CHAMP in 2005, initial efforts focused on the partially successful campaign to ban mercury as an ingredient in vaccines.  Mr. Gilmore has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkley. He lives in Long Beach, NY with his wife and two teenage sons, one who vaccine injury as an infant and is diagnosed with autism.  For further information, his organization’s website is AutismActionNetwork.org and on Facebook

Rita Palma is a parent advocate for vaccine exemptions and the founder of My Kids My Choice, which assists parents to navigate New York State immunization exemption laws and to oppose vaccine mandates.  Rita is very familiar with the obstacles and frustration in going through religious waiver to immunization in New York State, even though such waivers remain legal in the state. She has three children and has gone up against the corruption of the state and educational systems regarding vaccination.  Her website is MyKidsMyChoice.com


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