Posted: 12/17/2015 8:49:22 AM
NVIC posted the “No Forced Vaccination” message in the heart of Times Square last year to protest heavy lobbying by pharmaceutical and medical trade industry lobbyists working with public health officials to eliminate personal belief exemptions and add more vaccine mandates in New York and many states. In June 2015, California became the first state to remove all personal belief exemptions, including religious, from vaccine laws for school attendance but lawmakers in nine other states rejected similar bills.
For the past several decades, NVIC has been warning Americans that unless they stand up and fight for their vaccine informed consent rights, they will be denied an education, medical care and employment. “Forced vaccination laws are a violation of civil and human rights and an attack on fundamental values and beliefs that Americans have honored since the Bill of Rights was ratified in the U.S. Constitution,” said NVIC Co-founder and President Barbara Loe Fisher.
New York Supreme Court Strikes Down NYC Flu Vaccine Mandate
In 2013, outgoing Major Michael Bloomberg approved an annual influenza vaccine mandate for all pre-school children instituted by the NYC Department of Health under an administrative rule amending the NYC Health Code. In January 2014, all children under five years old attending NYC daycare centers and pre-schools were forced to comply with the mandate or turned away.
In November 2015, five Moms from Brooklyn and Manhattan sued the health department for failing to secure a vote on the new vaccine mandate from the legislature in violation of New York State Public Health Law. On Dec. 17, 2015 the New York Supreme Court agreed that the health department had exceeded its legal authority to require vaccinations without first getting approval from the legislature. Judge Manuel J. Mendez issued a ruling that “permanently enjoined” New York City from implementing and enforcing amendments to the NYC Health Code because the amendments “are not lawful.”
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Posted: 12/17/2015 8:49:22 AM | with 15 comments