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Under Article 24.3 of the 1989 International Convention on the Rights of the Child, I am calling for the abolishment of orthodontic practices that are designed to stunt and restrict jaw growth in children. 

 

Dear Lawmaker,

I firmly hold the belief that every child has a right to grow, unimpeded and I hereby ask you to ban the use of orthodonticgrowth restriction in children.

Given published clinical evidence, we know that orthodontic growth restriction, by way of headgear and other restrictive devices damages the airway and that this can wreak havoc on a person's life.  

We know these procedures are prejudicial to the health of a child, and we know that there are health care professionals who would never engage in these procedures for the very reasons we mention.

In 1989, all countries of the United Nations ratified the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, giving every child a right to their normal growth.

Under Article 24.3, it ensured that all parties to the convention would take measure to abolish traditional practices that are prejudicial to the health of children.

I am hereby invoking Article 24.3 of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, and request that my lawmakers follow the international law they agreed to in 1989, and put and end to orthodontic growth restriction on children.

Sincerely,

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Felicita Hicks
Lily Wiggins
Ivette Keefe
Marie Brock
Brenna Craven
Amy Greenlees
Deborah Krainski
Kaitlyn Hogan
Kasandara Sullivan
Dr Madeson Basie
Brithany Chalace
Mine Alibas
Roseanne Gough
Lauren Packham
christina leenaars
Elizabeth
Nichole Anderson
Lyn Garrard
Leigh Anne D’Avanzo
Carolyn Smith
Ryan Shakeri
Matthew Hyperborea
Andrew Pert
Antoine Gourbilleau
Quân Trịnh
Denise Stahl
Robin Bednarek
Nathan Lahille
Kateryna Mukhina
Bradley Potjer
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  • Felicita Hicks
    signed 2024-02-10 20:23:04 -0800
  • Lily Wiggins
    signed 2024-02-03 13:53:43 -0800
  • Ivette Keefe
    signed 2024-02-03 07:48:29 -0800
  • Marie Brock
    signed 2024-02-02 04:07:19 -0800
  • Brenna Craven
    signed 2024-02-01 12:05:29 -0800
  • Amy Greenlees
    signed 2024-01-30 04:19:24 -0800
  • Deborah Krainski
    signed 2024-01-13 11:57:37 -0800
  • Kaitlyn Hogan
    signed 2024-01-09 08:15:56 -0800
  • Kasandara Sullivan
    signed 2024-01-08 13:28:15 -0800
  • Dr Madeson Basie
    signed 2023-11-28 20:36:08 -0800
  • Brithany Chalace
    signed 2023-11-27 13:11:41 -0800
  • Mine Alibas
    signed 2023-11-20 15:40:39 -0800
  • Roseanne Gough
    signed 2023-10-25 06:34:25 -0700
  • Lauren Packham
    signed 2023-10-16 14:52:32 -0700
  • christina leenaars
    signed 2023-10-15 11:31:22 -0700
  • Elizabeth
    signed 2023-10-14 18:57:21 -0700
  • Nichole Anderson
    signed 2023-10-06 16:15:48 -0700
  • Lyn Garrard
    signed 2023-09-22 01:12:19 -0700
  • Leigh Anne D’Avanzo
    signed 2023-09-16 12:00:02 -0700
  • Carolyn Smith
    signed 2023-09-08 18:54:17 -0700
  • Ryan Shakeri
    signed 2023-09-04 16:31:33 -0700
  • Matthew Hyperborea
    signed 2023-09-04 12:46:03 -0700
  • Andrew Pert
    signed 2023-09-03 07:21:38 -0700
  • Antoine Gourbilleau
    signed 2023-09-02 10:09:35 -0700
  • Quân Trịnh
    signed 2023-08-20 06:13:21 -0700
  • Denise Stahl
    signed 2023-08-18 12:32:13 -0700
  • Robin Bednarek
    signed 2023-08-16 16:20:42 -0700
  • Nathan Lahille
    signed 2023-08-13 12:53:48 -0700
  • Kateryna Mukhina
    signed 2023-07-28 19:28:18 -0700
  • Bradley Potjer
    signed 2023-07-13 12:37:34 -0700

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