SafeMinds Holds IACC Accountable
Four SafeMinds supporters went to Washington this week to provide Public Comment to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee.
SafeMinds Board Member, Katie Weisman, urges the committee to support research into mercury as a cause of autism.
SafeMinds Board Member, Mark Blaxill, challenges the IACC to try to adhere to basic standards of morality and integrity:
Mary Holland, member of the SafeMinds Government Affairs committee, excoriates the committee:
Jake Crosby, member of the SafeMinds Government Affairs committee, takes on the obvious conflicts of interests and corruption at the IACC:
SafeMinds Board Member and Founder Lyn Redwood is a member of the IACC. You can read her public comments here.
Click here to view the full-text of SafeMinds' written public comment. It includes more details on recent studies linking autism and mercury.
Click here to access a summary that was submitted to the IACC regarding the CDC manipulation of the thimerosal studies. It includes text from internal e-mails, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, by Dr. Brian Hooker and SafeMinds.
Click here to access the graph created by Mark Blaxill based on the original Verstraeten VSD data, showing almost 8 times the relative risk of autism in children who received high doses of thimerosal before one month of age. For the full "Generation Zero" power point, click here.
Lyn Redwood, who sits on the IACC, hand delivered this letter to Secretary Sebelius at the IACC meeting. SafeMinds will be following up with the Secretary's office.