Urgent: NY Take Action, Vote Thursday on repeal of adults’ right to vaccine privacy


 This is critical! EVERYONE needs to bombard the New York State Assembly today and tomorrow!!! If you live in New York state click HERE to complete this action. If you don’t live in New York, scroll down and call any-and-all of the phone numbers listed. – mk


The bill (A279) requiring all adult vaccinations records to be given to a State database is on the agenda for the Assembly Health Committee meeting that was just announced last night to be held Thursday.  This will allow the state to know hwo has received a vaccine and who has not. Creating a database of this kind is an essential first step to enforcing adult vaccination mandates, and a long-desired goal of the vaccine industry.

     The Senate Health Committee passed this bill last Tuesday on a straight party line 9 to 5 vote with all Democrats in favor and all Republicans opposed.

     Please get on the phone and your computer and contact the following members of the Assembly Health Committee. Talking points are below the contact info.

Here is where you can find your assembly member – https://nyassembly.gov/mem/search/

     We need 13 votes to kill the bill. We believe we have 10 definite Noes including all seven Republicans. We need three more Democrats.

     Please click here  Take Action  to send emails to the leadership of the legislature and your own State Senator and Assembly member and the members of the Assembly Health Committee.

     Please call your own Assemblymember and politely ask him or her to vote against the bill. Find your Assembly member at the following link:

     Please get on the phone and your computer and contact the members of the Assembly Health Committee. Contact information below below.

     Please comment on the members’ Facebook pages. Ask them to vote NO. Please be polite. Ranting, threats and name calling, etc. doesn’t do us any good and may alienate people whose vote we may be able to get in the future. Please keep it civil, calm and polite.

     Please tweet them if you use Twitter.

     And please email them directly with your own reasons for opposing the bill. Again, be civil, calm and polite.

     Many of the phone numbers will go directly to voice mail and frequently voice mail boxes are full, so use the other methods of communication.

     We need 13 votes to kill the bill. We believe we have 9 definite Noes including all seven Republicans. We need four more Democrats. It is highly unlikely that any member who co-sponsored the bill will vote against it.

     Please start at the top with Speaker Carl Heastie (the Boss)  and work your way down. Staffers are saying Assemblymembers Bichotte Hermelyn, Cymbrowitz, Sayegh, and Solages have not taken a position on the bill yet. Solages voted against the bill in committee in 2019 hopefully we will get her vote again.

     Before you start on that if you support the work of the Autism action Network please keep us in business by donating here:


Carl Heastie, Speaker of the Assembly

(518) 455-3791, (718) 654-6539


Twitter: @carlheastie


Richard Gottfried, (518) 455-4941, (212) 807-7900


Twitter: @dickgottfried


Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn: 518-455-5385, (718) 940-0428, bichotter@nyassembly.gov

Twitter: @NYSBichotteHerm


Steven Cymbrowitz: (518) 455-5214, (718) 743-4078


Twitter: @cymbrowitz


Nader Sayegh: (518) 455-3662, (914) 779-8805


Twitter: @naderjsayegh


Karines Reyes, (518) 455-5102, (718) 931-2620


Twitter: @karinesreyes87


Michaelle Solages: 518-455-4465, (516) 599-2972


Twitter: @solagesny


Phil Steck: (518) 455-5931, (518) 377-0902


Twitter: @PhilSteck


Charles Barron: (518) 455-5912, (718) 257-5824,



Twitter: @CharlesBarron12

Tom Abinanti, (518) 455-5753, (914) 631-1605,


Twitter: @Tom Abinanti


Edward Braunstein: (518) 455-5425, (718) 357-3588


Twitter: @edbraunstein


Aileen Gunther: 518-455-5355, (845) 794-5807 and (845) 342-9304


Twitter: None


Kevin Cahill: (518) 455-4436, (845) 338-9610, Co-sponsor


Twitter: None


Sandy Galef: 518-455-5348, (914) 941-1111, Co-sponsor


Twitter: @SandyGalef


Amy Paulin: (518) 455-5585, (914) 723-1115. Co-sponsor


Twitter: @AmyPaulin


Linda Rosenthal: (518) 455-5802, (212) 873-6368, Co-Sponsor


No Twitter

No Facebook

Phil Steck: (518) 455-5931, (518) 377-0902


Twitter: @PhilSteck


Andrew Hevesi: (518) 455-4926, (718) 263-5595, Co-Sponsor


Twitter: @AndrewHevesi


Jeffrey Dinowitz: (518) 455-5965, (718) 796-5345, Co-Sponsor


Twitter; @JeffreyDinowitz


John McDonald III, (518) 455-4474,Co-Sponsor


Twitter: @johnmcdonald108


Daniel Rosenthal, (518) 455-4404, (718) 969-1508, Co-sponsor


Twitter: @DanRosenthalNYC



Kevin Byrne: (518) 455-5783, (845) 278-2923


Twitter: @Byrne4NY


Marjorie Byrnes: (518) 455-5662, (585) 218-0038

Twitter; @Byrnes4Assembly



David McDonough: (518) 455-4633, (516) 409-2070,


Twitter: AssemblymanDGM


Jake Ashby, (518) 455-5777, (518) 272-6149,


Twitter: JakeCAshby


Josh Jensen, (518) 455-4664, (585) 225-4019,


Twitter: @JoshJensen134


Missy Miller, (518) 455-3028, (516) 431-0500,


Twitter: @MIssyMillerNY


John Salka, (518) 455-4807. (315) 361-4125,


Twitter: None


     The State of New York has a database for adult vaccination records, but participation is voluntary for both physicians and patients. Currently, physicians can put a patient’s information into the database if they choose. The bill will require them to enter the data.

A physician may only enter the data in the database they get permission from the patient. This bill takes away the patients right to consent.

    The vaccine industry has said for years that its future growth depends on getting more adults to take more vaccines, recognizing that there is not much upside growth in the infant and children market. They need this type of database to track who is and who is not using their products, and to use the power of the State to eventually force people to take their vaccines of face consequences, and to get the tax payer to pay for it all.

   Black New Yorkers have half the Covid-19 vaccination rate as the statewide average for all people. Hispanics are only slightly more vaccinated than blacks. Clearly, a disproportionate and discriminatory enforcement focus will be on these groups. This database will make that discrimination possible.

     This bill takes away our right to keep our medical information private. If the state has access to vaccination records, why not other records? Bureaucracies are always seeking to expand their reach and authority. It is only a matter of time before there will be pressure to add other medical information: prescription drugs, HIV status, other STI status, etc. Once we lose the right to medical privacy we will not get it back.

     In the discussion in the Senate Health Committee on the companion bill, Senator Hoylman had little more to say then “we need this because of Covid,” without explaining how this bill will make the Covid situation any better. More than half of the adults in New York have received at least one Covid shot. Some of those records are in the database already, but most probably aren’t. How useful is an incomplete database? And what will the database be used for?

     And what about adults who have already had Covid and recovered? That status will not be recorded in the database, and there is growing evidence that vaccinating people with a Covid vaccine who have already had Covid have a much higher rate of serious adverse reactions. But recovered people probably have more robust immunity to Covid than vaccinated people. That is yet another aspect of Covid that is insufficiently studied. But law and policy are being made as if all those questions are known.

     We currently have the exact same type of database for school children. It is used to monitor whether children are current with the vaccine schedule and, if not, to coerce their parents to get them up to date, and if the parents do not comply then the child loses their right to an education. This is a tool for surveillance, enforcement and punishment.

     The adult database will be used for the same purpose. It will be used too surveil all adults, track their vaccine status, coerce those who are out of compliance, and eventually punish those who do not obey.

     A database of this kind will be necessary to enforce any system of vaccine passports, such as the current Excelsior Pass. Vaccine passports are systems of medical apartheid or segregation, but these can only work if there is a database like this bill would create. It is telling that the list of states that have resumed normal life is growing, but here in New York we are implementing invasive systems to allow more isolation, control and segregation.

     Please share this message with family and friends, and please post to social networks while we still can.

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