Once again the so-called "Mother's Act" has been reintroduced in both the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 20 (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h20/show) introduced Jan 6th 2009) and the U.S. Senate (S. 324 (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-s324/show) introduced Jan 26 2009). http://mothersact.wordpress.com/ (http://mothersact.wordpress.com/) has more information on this Act, which will result in more mothers and infants being put at risk for being prescribed anti-depressants and other dangerous psychiatric drugs documented by the U.S. FDA to cause birth defects, psychosis, mania, worsening depression, suicidal and homicidal ideation.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
1. Print, sign and fax this document (http://www.box.net/shared/ulhbvbqkow) to members of the House Energy and Commerce committee (http://uniteforlife.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/house-energy-and-commerce-fax-numbers/), starting with chair Waxman and ranking Republican Joe Barton.
2. Send an email to [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]) to report the above action as being done.
3. Get others to do the same. Refer them to http://uniteforlife.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/mothers-act-markup-scheduled-for-march-4-10-am/ (http://uniteforlife.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/mothers-act-markup-scheduled-for-march-4-10-am/) for the full set of instructions and pertinent data.