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2014 State Vaccine Legislation in America: Battle Lines Are Drawn & Your Participation is Needed!
Posted: 2/11/2014 4:34:10 PM | with 30 comments

By Dawn Richardson, NVIC Director of Advocacy

Vaccine related legislative activity in states across the country is at an all time high in 2014.  The National Vaccine Information Center has been busy monitoring the bills filed in different states and analyzing them for their potential impact on vaccine freedom of choice.  

The NVIC Advocacy Portal (NVICAP) is already tracking 58 bills across 24 states.  With many bill filing deadlines weeks away, and several upcoming opportunities for amendments on other proposed measures, we expect the number of bills needing grassroots support or opposition to continue to rise.

Battle Lines Being Drawn in States

In 2014, the battle lines are being drawn in the states between those, who want to force citizens to use every federally recommended vaccine and those, who respect and value the legal right to exercise informed consent to medical risk-taking, including vaccine risk-taking. Your participation and action is urgently needed to defend the human right to exercise informed consent to vaccine risk taking in America and push back the Pharma-Medical Trade-Government Health lobby working hard to eliminate or restrict legal vaccine exemptions.

Along with actions you can take in your state to support good legislation or help defeat bad legislation, bill information is being posted on the NVIC Advocacy Portal. It is very important that you take the time to register for this free communication and vaccine choice advocacy network so you can stay informed and get involved.

Education or Marketing and Coercion?

The lines between “education,” marketing and coercion are getting blurred. Public health officials are joining with lobbyists working for pharmaceutical companies and medical trade associations to pressure state legislators to pass bills that require “vaccine education” and signatures of doctors or other state-designed health workers in order for parents to file non-medical exemptions to vaccination for their children to attend daycare or school. Pregnant women are also a target population. For example, both AL SB 294 (Alabama) and PA HB 1567 (Pennsylvania) require expectant parents to receive information about the pertussis vaccine.  

Some proposed legislation this year goes so far as to require schools to provide vaccine education programs for children and parents, which is effectively turning our schools into marketing departments for vaccine manufacturers.  AL  SB 75 (Alabama) and NY A 3703/S 2070 (New York) would require schools to provide meningococcal vaccine education/promotion, while GA HB 162 requires schools in Georgia to educate the parents of sixth-graders about why their children should get HPV vaccine.  

Turning Schools into Vaccine Delivery Clinics

Some state legislators are not satisfied with creating school-based vaccine marketing and “education” programs, they want to bring vaccines to children in schools and turn our schools into vaccine delivery clinics.  Several states are proposing to set up school- based vaccination clinics, including Pennsylvania (PA SB 251) where state health officials would be authorized to give flu vaccines to kids while they are attending school and SC HB 3236 (South Carolina) that will give the green light to state health officials to give the HPV vaccine to girls entering  seventh grade while in school.

Other state legislators want to require schools to post their vaccination rates in the town square. Vermont Senator Kevin Mullin, who unsuccessfully attempted to remove the state’s philosophical vaccine exemption in 2012, is proposing a bill (VT S 194) to require schools and child care facilities to publically post their specific vaccination rates.     

Get Vaccinated or Get Fired

Health care workers, teachers, daycare employees and students in NINE states are targets of new legislation that proposes to force children and adults to get federally-recommended vaccines or suffer economic and other sanctions -  from denial of employment and education to denial of parental rights to be informed if a minor child has received one or more vaccines for sexually transmitted diseases!

Health care workers in Illinois (Il SB 1610) and Massachusetts (H 1975) may be required to get flu shots every year in order to keep their jobs. If either of the Vermont bills pass (VT H 114 or VT S 103), Vermont would become the first state in the country with pertussis containing vaccine mandates for teachers that could result in teachers being fired for declining vaccination (daycare workers in Vermont are also being required to get pertussis vaccines in these bills).

Legislation has been introduced in Illinois (HB 4406) that would require day care centers in the state to mandate all day care workers get federally recommended vaccines.

Last year, influenza vaccine mandates for all healthcare workers in New Jersey (NJ A 2172/S 1464) was vetoed by the Governor after vocal citizen opposition, but the Pharma-Medical Trade-Government Health lobby is back again this session with a vengeance. A proposed new law (NJ S 1176) would require healthcare facilities to require all personnel to get an annual flu shot or be fired and denied new employment.    

Mandates and Ignoring Parental Rights

Meanwhile in Indiana (IN HB 1236) some legislators want to pass a law mandating that all boys get HPV vaccinations and the bill also is trying to raise the overall HPV vaccination rates in the state. All sixth grade students in Kentucky will be required to get HPV vaccine if the lobbyists pushing KY HB 311 get their way.  

Some of the most disturbing bills are out of New York: NY A 497 and NY S 3134 would make it possible for doctors to give minor children vaccines for sexually transmitted diseases (such as hepatitis B and HPV vaccines) without their parents’ knowledge or consent if the minor child  agrees to get the vaccine.

Missouri
(MO SB 748), Nebraska (NE LB 460) and New York (NY A 4221) all have bills filed that would require meningococcal vaccinations for students in different age groups.  

Papers, Please?

Since the 1990’s, the National Vaccine Information Center has been warning Americans about the systematic erosion of civil liberties and violation of privacy and informed consent rights when citizens are forced to participate in government-operated vaccine tracking systems without their voluntary consent.  

The Centers for Disease Control continues to report on and support the expansion of Immunization Information Systems (IIS).   These electronic medical record monitoring systems are used to identify, track down and harass those not compliant with the federally recommended child and adult vaccine schedules to enforce use of a growing list of vaccines promoted by public health officials, pharmaceutical companies and medical trade groups like the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Iowa (IA HSB 530), Indiana (IN HB 1352) and Missouri (MO HB 1445 and MO S817) all have bills that will require doctors and other vaccine administrators to enter vaccine records into state vaccine tracking registries operated by government health officials.  

Foster Parents’ Informed Consent Rights Attacked

Some legislators don’t want to accept laws protecting vaccine informed consent rights from last year’s legislative session.  For example, last year the Arizona legislature passed a common sense law giving foster parents the right to make voluntary vaccination decisions for their own children and still be foster parents.  This was particularly helpful in cases where the children of foster parents had medical contraindications to vaccination or had filed non-medical vaccine exemptions. Now there is a proposed law (AZ SB1243) that would basically repeal this law and instead force foster parents to vaccinate their biological and legally adopted children or be denied the right to be foster parents.

Restricting Vaccine Exemptions in Oregon

Last legislative session, the state of Oregon suffered a setback when OR SB 132 was passed and eliminated the religious exemption to vaccination. The new law requires parents and guardians, who file a nonmedical exemption for their child after Mar. 1, 2014, to receive state-approved “education” about vaccination before being allowed to file the exemption.  If a parent already has a non-medical exemption form on file with schools and daycare facilities, the form does not need to be resubmitted. Only parents filing non-medical exemptions after Mar. 1, 2014 will have to comply with the new regulations.  

Details on this new law and how to obtain the current form for a non-medical exemption before the Mar. 1 change goes into effect are posted in the Announcements section of the Oregon State page on the NVIC Advocacy Portal.

Colorado Vaccine Stakeholder Work Group Issues Report

NVIC is closely monitoring developments in Colorado for any attempts by the Pharma-Medical Trade-Government Health lobby to push for legislation that would restrict non-medical vaccine exemptions.  In December, the Colorado Department of Public Health issued a press release on a recent stakeholder report discussing Colorado’s personal belief vaccine exemption.  NVIC’s Executive Director, Theresa Wrangham, represented NVIC during the stakeholder engagement project and took the position that it is both unnecessary and coercive to make it more difficult for parents to file non-medical exemptions in Colorado.

The report recommends requiring state-approved education and/or counseling prior to a non-medical vaccine exemption being filed. Parents would need to obtain the signature of a doctor or other state-designated health worker or public health official and the exemption would have to be reviewed annually by the state under this workgroup’s recommendations.

NVIC supports the ethical principle of voluntary informed consent to medical risk-taking and opposes restrictions on vaccine exemptions that make it more difficult for citizens to exercise their informed consent rights.  While a bill or proposed rule to restrict vaccine exemptions in Colorado has not been filed yet, there is still time so we are watching this carefully.

Other Attempts to Suspend or Eliminate Exemptions

Some legislators in Vermont would like to see all philosophical and religious exemptions suspended if the vaccination rate falls below 90% (VT H 138 and VT S 102).  These two bills fortunately did not make any progress in 2013 but they have carried over to 2014 and need to be watched and opposed.
The battle to protect vaccine exemptions in New Jersey continues with NJ S 1147 attempting to restrict religious exemptions.

Bills Introduced to Expand and Protect Exemptions

NVIC Advocacy Portal users in Mississippi, New Jersey and New York have been very busy communicating with their legislators to brief them about why securing expanded vaccine exemptions is necessary to protect parental informed consent rights and children’s health.  Bills have been introduced in Mississippi (MS HB 1420) New Jersey (NJ A 1534) and New York (NY A 6359 and NY S 3934) to add a philosophical or conscientious belief exemption to state vaccine laws. 

There is another bill in New York (NY A2689), which provides protection to parents who file a religious belief exemption from being persecuted.

Legislators in Oklahoma and Wisconsin have stepped up to the plate on behalf of health care workers whose employers are attempting to require flu shots or other federally recommended vaccines as a condition of employment. Codified exemptions are being proposed in Oklahoma (HB 1892) and Wisconsin (WI AB 247).  

Additional support for health care worker informed consent rights has surfaced in Wisconsin (WI AB 608).  This bill prohibits a health care provider or health care system from refusing to affiliate with or join another health care provider network or health care system based on the influenza vaccination status of a health care provider or the percentage of fully vaccinated employees.

A recently filed bill in New York (NY S 6443), would give Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants the right to grant and write medical exemptions to vaccinations. Under current law, only state licensed physicians have the legal right to write medical exemptions. The bill would also guarantee that the physician or other state-designed health worker who writes a medical exemption will not be pressured by public health or other government officials to withdraw the medical exemption.  

Lawmakers in Virginia are looking out for homeschooled students and students with vaccine exemptions to protect their right to participate in interscholastic activities funded by state tax dollars. A Virginia bill (VA HB 63) has been introduced that would prohibit a public school from becoming a member of any organization or entity regulating or governing interscholastic programs that refuses to allow a student, who is homeschooled or has a valid legal exemption to vaccination, to participate in activities.

Get Involved and Take Action

By registering for NVIC’s Advocacy portal at http://NVICAdvocacy.org, you have access to:
more detailed information about all vaccine bills pending in your state;
  • NVIC’s position on supporting or opposing the bill;
  • a direct electronic connection through your computer or cell phone to enable you to contact your personal legislators, and
  • talking points and steps you can take to educate your legislators and make your voice heard.  
When you log in to the free NVIC Advocacy Portal, you are immediately connected. When you register and become an active user of the NVIC Advocacy Portal, you will automatically be signed up to the Portal’s email alert system for your state so you will receive real-time Action Alerts that will guide you about what to do about a particular bill that NVIC is monitoring.

Our amazing NVIC volunteer state advocacy team directors are on the ground in your state working to monitor legislation and help you protect your informed consent rights . They welcome and need your help to background and communicate with legislators in your state.

Raise Awareness About the NVIC Advocacy Portal

Please forward this NVIC Newsletter to family and friends who care about their parental and informed consent rights and ask them to register for the NVIC Advocacy Portal. You can log in to the Portal and use NVIC’s “Tell a Friend” feature under the “Resources” tab where all you have to do is enter a friend or a family member’s name and email address and we will send information about the NVIC Advocacy Portal and an invitation to register for the Portal. It is free and just by registering, they will automatically receive email alerts with step-by-step instructions about how to educate their legislators when vaccine safety and choice issues arise in their state.

NVIC’s goal is to have dedicated and educated vaccine freedom of choice advocates in every legislative district in the country willing to take a few moments to educate their elected officials regarding vaccines and exemptions whenever their voices need to be heard.  Please contact everyone you know who cares about the right, free from coercion and harassment, to be educated and have the final say in whether or not to use vaccines marketed and recommended for mandates by public health officials.  Please stress to them the importance of becoming an informed voice of reason in their state legislature.  Encourage them to sign up for NVIC’s Advocacy Portal at http://NVICAdvocacy.org, and we will do our job by providing them with well referenced information they can trust when their grassroots action is needed.

We are excited for the opportunity in 2014 to make a memorable impact in state legislatures by joining hands with tens of thousands of families and enlightened health care professionals across America and defending the ethical principle of voluntary informed consent to vaccination!

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Current Action Alerts

State
Date Posted
Title
CO
2/5/2014
Contact legislators concerning personal belief stakeholder report and possible legislation
ID
2/3/2014
Support RS22740 Testimony Needed to Support Informed Consent Rights Regarding Vaccines
NH
2/2/2014
Oppose SB 309 as Written on NH Vaccine Association
OH
2/5/2014
Ask your legislators to co-sponsor the bill to protect healthcare workers from flu vaccine mandates
RI
2/5/2014
Contact legislators concerning proposed new vaccine mandates for students/childcare workers
WI
2/3/2014
Contact members of the Health Committee and ask them to support AB 247, protects HCWs - flu mandates

Positions on Monitored Bills

State
Bill Number
Date Posted
Position
Title
AL
SB 294
2/3/2014
WATCH
Requires hospitals to provide pertussis vaccine information to new parents before discharge
AL
SB 75
2/1/2014
WATCH
Requires schools to provide Meningococcal Vaccine information
AZ
HB 2101
2/6/2014
WATCH
Establishes the vaccine financing and availability study committee
AZ
SB 1243
1/28/2014
OPPOSE
Requires foster parents in AZ to vaccinate their own children as a condition of licensure
CA
SB 492
2/3/2014
OPPOSE
Allows optometrists to administer vaccines during a declared emergency
CO
SB 32
2/7/2014
SUPPORT
Removes restrictions that prevent alternative practitioners from treating children
FL
HB85/SB880
2/11/2014
OPPOSE
Creates a pilot literacy program that encourages immunization services for children in the program
GA
SB 85
2/5/2014
WATCH
Allows pharmacists to administer vaccines to children
GA
HB 162
1/29/2014
WATCH
Requires parents of 6th grade students be given information about HPV Vaccine
IA
HSB 530
1/25/2014
OPPOSE
Requires anyone who administers immunizations to enter each immunization into the state registry
IL
SB 1610
1/30/2014
OPPOSE
Requires health care workers to receive flu vaccine or wear a mask
IL
HB 0332, HB 2008
1/30/2014
WATCH
Amends the Public Health Act by making a technical change
IL
HB 4406
1/30/2014
OPPOSE
Requires daycare centers and homes to adopt vaccination policies for staff
IN
HB 1236
1/16/2014
OPPOSE
Expands current HPV requirement to include boys, adds program to increase vaccination rate for HPV
IN
HB1352
1/16/2014
OPPOSE
Requires anyone who administers immunizations to enter each immunization into the state registry
KY
HB 311
2/6/2014
OPPOSE
Adds HPV Vaccine requirement for 6th grade students
MA
H 1975
2/5/2014
OPPOSE
Mandatory annual flu vaccine for health care workers
MO
SB532
2/11/2014
WATCH
Allows relative care givers to consent to vaccination for children via an avadavat
MO
SB 748
2/8/2014
OPPOSE
Adds meningococcal vaccine requirement for children and college students living in on-campus housing
MO
HB 1683
2/4/2014
OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED
Allows pharmacists to administer vaccines to children 7 year and older
MO
HB 1445/S 817
2/4/2014
OPPOSE
Requires all immunization providers to submit all vaccination records to the registry
MS
SB 2789
2/10/2014
OPPOSE
Concerning exemptions to vaccination
MS
HB 1420
2/5/2014
SUPPORT
Provides for a conscientious exemption to required vaccinations for school
NE
LB859
2/4/2014
WATCH
Amends the current law concerning flu and TDaP vaccines for healthcare workers
NE
LB 460
1/28/2014
OPPOSE
Requires meningitis vaccine for 7th grade students and 16 year old students
NJ
AB 2570
2/11/2014
SUPPORT
Eliminates use of vaccines containing mercury over three years
NJ
S1147
1/31/2014
OPPOSE
Restricts religious exemptions to vaccination in NJ
NJ
S1176
1/31/2014
OPPOSE
Requires healthcare facilities to establish flu vaccination policies
NJ
A351
1/27/2014
WATCH
Makes changes to exemptions to vaccination
NJ
A1534
1/27/2014
SUPPORT
Provides for a conscientious exemption to vaccination
NY
A4421
2/5/2014
OPPOSE
Requires seventh graders and college students to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease
NY
A2689
2/5/2014
SUPPORT
Provides protections to parents who use a religious belief exemption in NY
NY
A 6359, S 3934
2/4/2014
SUPPORT
Adds a philosophical exemption to immunizations
NY
A497/S3134
1/29/2014
OPPOSE
Allows minors to consent to STD (eg. HPV and Hep B) Vaccine without parental consent
NY
S6443
1/26/2014
SUPPORT
Ensures physicians, NP and PA exemptions to vaccinations prevail
NY
A3703/S2070
1/25/2014
OPPOSE
Requires schools to provide Meningococcal Vaccine information and record vaccination status
OH
HB 394
2/5/2014
WATCH
Expands current law to allow pharmacists to administer all vaccines to children 7 and older
OH
SB 79
2/5/2014
WATCH
Allows pharmacists to administer vaccines to children age 7 and older
OK
HB 1892
2/3/2014
SUPPORT, IF AMENDED
Requires health care facilities grant religious exemptions to flu vaccine mandates
PA
HB 776
2/5/2014
WATCH
Allows pharmacists to administer vaccines to children 7 and older
PA
HB 1567
2/5/2014
WATCH
Requires healthcare providers to give expectant mothers information about pertussis vaccine
PA
SB 251
2/5/2014
OPPOSE
Allows the health dept. to offer flu vaccines for children in schools
SC
HB 3236
2/5/2014
OPPOSE
Allows the health dept. to provide HPV Vaccine to girls entering the 7th grade in SC
VA
HB63
2/1/2014
SUPPORT
Concerning interscholastic participation for home schooled students and non-vaccinated students
VT
H 138, S 102
2/5/2014
OPPOSE
Suspends philosophical and religious exemptions if the immunization rate falls below 90%
VT
H 114, S 103
2/5/2014
OPPOSE
Requires pertussis vaccine for teachers and child care workers
VT
S142
1/27/2014
OPPOSE
Allows pharmacists to administer vaccines to children 7 and older
VT
S194
1/27/2014
OPPOSE
Requires schools and child care facilities to publicly post vaccination rates
WI
AB 608
1/9/2014
SUPPORT
Prevents healthcare providers and systems from refusing to affiliate based on flu vaccination status
WI
AB247
1/1/2014
SUPPORT
Protects healthcare workers who refuse an annual flu vaccine
WV
HB 4280/SB 386
2/7/2014
OPPOSE
Requires children to be vaccinated as a condition to receive aid from the WV Works Program


Posted: 2/11/2014 4:34:10 PM | with 30 comments





  
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Vince
We must fight these doctors who want to shoot metal into our childrens brain. The Amish know this, that is why we do not see autism in their children except for the 2% that have broke ranks.
2/12/2014 12:24:13 PM
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Anna Kendrick
I do NOT wish to have mandatory vaccinations anywhere in the US. We are supposed to be a FREE country with freedom of speech and freedom of choice!
2/12/2014 12:48:07 PM
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Dave
There is something going on in Tennessee and yet you do not have anything listed here for that.
I hear they are trying to get the Religious Exemption thrown out here.
I am currently using this exemption.

I am very against the forced vaccination policies. We need to get these folks educated and reverse these policies. They are destroying lives and jobs with this.

Thanks,
Dave
2/12/2014 2:19:40 PM
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donna
Recently my husband went to his endocrinologist in Vancouver, Wa. For the first time he received a printout of vaccinations he had not had and needed! He is over 50 years old. The list was for a Tdap vaccination, a Zoster vaccination, a tetanus shot, and a flu shot! He asked the doctor why this was appearing and she said they had gathered information from all of his medical records and determined that he had not had these vaccinations and needed to become current on them!!! That is how invasive our healthcare has become. We have a private insurance through Regence Blue Shield and this has never been an issue in the past. Needless to say, my husband told the doctor that he will not be needing any vaccinations of any kind!
2/12/2014 2:38:52 PM
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Elliot Freeman
I am afraid that Big Pharma will win the battle over the marketing of vaccines. However, when a pharmaceutical company wants to advertise on TV, the company MUST provide information on the risk to the patient. If states are now recommending certain vaccines to be given, they should also include the hazards that will affect those who receive the vaccine. If a bill in each state government mandates that the risk to all individuals be made clear to the public, this may (hopefully) create a problem for those in government to rethink the issue.
2/12/2014 2:58:43 PM
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Elaine Griffith
God save us! it sounds more and more like a science fiction plot! I can not believe I am going to be forced to put something in my body that I do not WANT or NEED. I feel so badly for the young parents that have such a long battle ahead of them.
2/12/2014 4:18:14 PM
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jannsee
I am so happy to see you all are so well informed and making your own free will decisions. I grew up in the 50's and 60's and DID receive vaccs. However, my mom grew up on a remote farm in the 1920's and 1930's. She has NEVER had any vaccinations for anything. She is a healthy 93& 1/2 now.
A few yrs back my husband and I both caught some ? flu. We were pretty darn sick. My mom lives with us. She never got sick. During one of her checkups, she was offered a "life-time" pneumonia shot. well, yes she did get the shot. But when she had bronchitis last yr., they still gave her antibiotics for her advanced age. I have heard awful stories regarding these vaccs. Even my own cat got ill/fever from a rabies shot and some other shot they gave her. Never again will I allow my pets to get vaccs. I am a grandma and I am pleased with my grown kids choices. All my best to you all!
2/12/2014 7:49:22 PM
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Jan Emmons
Studies have already been conducted on many of these vaccinations and how they have harmed healthy children and healthy adults. These people forcing these vaccinations cannot guarantee any of us that we will not be harmed by some of these suspect vaccinations that have already been proven harmful to human beings.

Narcolepsy is one of the side effects that is rampant in the United Kingdom and other countries from one of these vaccinations. Others have caused neurological damage. The flu shots given during a predicted pandemic proved to be ineffective and people came down with flu anyway. Some had severe side effect.

The one report that struck me and stayed in my mind was the one where a perfectly healthy woman with a fabulous job took the flu shot because the CDC was reporting a severe pandemic that year. She immediately suffered neurological damage and from the last report I read on her condition. She is partially paralyzed, walks with a cane and has thinking problems which has turned her life around and her capabilities to return to her once successful job.

These are only a few of many reports where mom's have sworn that their once healthy children have become severely debilitated after receiving vaccinations. I even read of several deaths. A boy receiving the HIV vaccination went into a complete coma and has since died. His mom could not believe that her once healthy son was taken from her.

These people are using our children as human guinea pigs and it is completely obscene. There are no guarantees to their false science. Years ago, people allowed their immune systems to get stronger by fighting these diseases and building up their immune systems. That's the way Mother Nature works. In today's world, we seem to CLOSE OUR EYES to all the natural alternatives to medicines.

It is time the AMA and the doctors learn both sides of medicine, otherwise their minds won't accept anything other than their way and they will continue to try and force it on all of us to prove a point. It's time. for them to open their minds to the natural methods of healing that many European countries have adopted. Both traditional and alternative medicines should be applied. The right to choose our method of healing our bodies should not be taken from us.

People have been healed by building up their immune system and improving their diets. We don't have to inject all kinds of toxic substances into people's bodies to force the body to react. We have enough poisons in our atmosphere to tax the body every day. Let us give our bodies a break from all the poisons and that includes the forced vaccinations filled with many suspect toxic ingredients.
2/12/2014 8:28:03 PM
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j. esposito
My body does not belong to anyone else but me and My God. Absolutely no forced vaccinations for work or otherwise. If someone feels that vaccinations will keep them safe let them get them and stop worrying about others.
2/12/2014 9:04:44 PM
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Beth
I was just fired from my job as an RN, after being nominated for the highest honor at the hospital and I was to present at Grand Rounds, after being denied three religious exemptions for opting out of the new mandatory vacination policy (flu shot).
2/12/2014 9:31:29 PM
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M. Mayer
Children don't need Vaccines - Parents need educating on how to Prevent and use Natural remedies like homeopathics in case of an infection. I have used for YEARS and do with my grandchildren today. In the "olden days" - Parents knew what to do - STAY HOME - don't send your children to school SICK....and use Natural Remedies like my parents did with the help of our old family Doctor. It's not complicated - we just have too many uneducated parents and Natural Doctors to help them thru the process - of PREVENTATIVE. When we were kids - and someone got Mumps, Measles, etc. - we got exposed to it - so we could GET ---- go thru it - and build up our Immunity!!! My son - back in 1976 as a baby had Severe reactions to Vaccine - and my Dr. - said "No more"....Thank God for him.
2/12/2014 10:23:14 PM
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Ana
I just don't understand how anyone is okay with known (and unknown) toxic substances injected into their body and that of their children. Then forcing it on other people. I don't know, I thought that was the stuff of George Orwell's books, communism, dictatorships, and fascism. I can't believe this is America.

It's absolutely disgusting. I can't believe people fall for this. Guess public schools are dong their job in turning out blind people who work 24/7 and don't question anything.
2/13/2014 5:38:25 AM
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ela
We need to get the word out and encourage others to get involved to stop these laws that require vaccinations. I don't understand the passivity of people and letting congress pass laws that take away our rights.
2/13/2014 7:39:06 AM
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Linda B.
I do not agree on forced vaccinations. Just because the government/state feels like it is the best thing for a person, doesn't mean they are correct. Each person should have the right to decide what is best for THEIR body. I can give you many articles showing the negative and long term side effects of some of the vaccines they are pushing. Is this still "The Land of The Free?"
2/13/2014 9:48:16 AM
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PATRICIA HARMON
The website of Dr. Sherri Tenpenney is: drtenpenny.com and will give you a wealth of information on vaccines, I have seen her at several speaking engagements and she is so dedicated to getting the word out as to how harmful these are. The Catholic website will also show you what is in some of the vaccines for Exemption because they have aborted fetal tissue in them, the website is: cogforlife.org
God Help Us All If They Become Mandatory!!!
2/13/2014 8:19:52 PM
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Suzette
I am also against all these vaccines our health Dept. & CDC what to force on our children through the schools and physicians. We should have the right to say No and not be punished for making an informed decision on what goes into our bodies or our children's. Our country was founded on freedom of choice. I pray that more people will voice their upset and concerns by telling their State legislators to remain a state based on freedom of choice. May God help us all.
2/13/2014 10:16:44 PM
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Anna Poulin
Why are these legislators so invested in vaccines? I want to know why? Most of them probably know very little about "health". Why don't we "the people" require that they sit through a seminar with Dr. Sherri Tenpenny or with Dr. Wakefield or Dr. Russel Blaylock... or reports from NVIC and Vactruth.com. The evidence is so overwhelming against vaccines... I am tired of living in this police state country pretending to be a Republic... And what's worse are the American citizens who blindly follow the dictates of this Fascist country and those who do nothing about anything... they are so pathetic.. I am so tired and fed up with the "unconsciousness" of the people... they are like the "walking dead".
2/14/2014 1:01:31 AM
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chemfreemom
WV is disgusting in their vaccine policies already, being one of only two states that offers no religious or philosophical exemption. And, a medical exemption is almost impossible to get here. Now, they want to keep people from participating in WV Works programs if their kids aren't vaxxed? Then they wonder why they have the reputation of being a "backward" state...
2/15/2014 10:09:52 AM
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jennifer
LOL NEVER AGAIN WILL I EVER .. SATAN IS BUSY!!!!!!
2/15/2014 2:25:55 PM
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Carissa
So here's the thing that always gets me. People can choose to have ABORTIONS and no one flinches.. But the second we choose not to receive a vaccine, there's a huge problem. My kids are 3 & 1, non vaccinated and NEVER sick. God created them with something called an immune system. God doesn't make mistakes.
2/15/2014 11:53:19 PM
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Debbie
As a resident of CA I looked for us in the list of states to watch...curious that a bill allowing optometrists to administer vaccines during a "declared emergency" is being assembled and opposed (thankfully!) What in the world? What do they know that we don't? That sounds downright scary. I am against mandating vaccines to anyone and agree there is so much information out there against them and that if you follow the money trail it always goes back to Big Pharma. It all comes down to the love of the almighty dollar. May the end of the system come soon. You are right Jennifer. <sigh>
2/16/2014 7:11:52 PM
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Linda
I was let go from my job in healthcare because I would not take a flu "shot" which was mandated for all employees in Oct/Nov 2012. I have a medical exemption but if I did not have a medical exemption I still would not have taken the Influenza vaccine. Why would anyone NOT question a medical therapy? If a physician says to a patient "You need surgery", the patient doesn't simply say "oh, okay". At least they question! It's their body! They want to know what's being done to it. Not knowing how you might be affected by a vaccine and not question it is beyond a reasonable understanding! I know a lot of nurses are going ahead and reluctantly taking the mandated flu "shot" so they can keep their job. NO ONE in America or anywhere should HAVE TO take a yearly medical therapy to have or keep a job or go to school etc...They are doing a great marketing job for vaccines are they not? Making it sound like it's for the "good of all". But it's bottom line about money.
2/16/2014 8:32:44 PM
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Maria
I am 100% against the Flu shot.I think the others may apply in certain circumstances but not all.
However, I faced a long battle with my employer mandating me to receive the flu and pertussis vaccine even though I was 5 months pregnant. I work at a hospital but do not have any patient contact, I don't even share office space with anyone.
I refused the vaccine and cited religious reasons (which I have used for the past 5 years at a previous employer) in addition to the fact that I am carrying a child and do not want to introduce any toxins to the fetus.
They denied both the religious and medical expemptions. They let me take the job on the condition that I would get both vaccines after I deliver.Leaving me to decide if I want a job or to protect my body.
This vaccine mandate has got to stop. It is no one's business if I do not want a vaccine, and it shouldn't be a condition of employment. If we don't stop this, what will be next???
2/20/2014 10:51:17 AM
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Shelley
Check out Nurses Against Mandatory Vaccinations on Facebook. It's time to unite make a stand. There's power in numbers.
2/21/2014 12:23:54 PM
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al
you'd need a phd to even approach "informed consent " what a joke . even the highest echelon of science does not know it all . stop this bs . this matter is settled and need not be reconsidered in courts . if you go to battle and loose , what then ? I'm sure big pharma has their artillery already prepared . think about it .
2/22/2014 9:39:44 PM
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Courtney
I recently got a letter from a place I had never heard of written to the parents of"my son" out was a bunch of literature on vaccines and the conditions they "don't" cause. I called my pediatrician and threatened them fir sharing information. they insist that my insurance company tracks what our children receive and use that information to send to another company to talk you into vaccines.
2/23/2014 1:31:37 AM
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John Walls
This is the same debate with fluoride in our water. If it so 100% effective then why is 10% of out nation afflicted with fluorosis? For Christ sake, we spread the dame chemicals over our foods that destroy our soils nutrients that we spread all over Vietnam on our own soldiers and we wonder why our bodies own filtering systems and immuner system cannot work properly when all we do is pump chemical after chemical after damn chemical into our bodies, especially our children, yet we wonder why everyone is so susceptible to viruses.

I mean, our school boards believe that pizza is vegetable, this is how far down the drain our nutritional standards have fallen.

A million strong and growing against such standards donating a dollar a day or a week will defeat such legislations.
2/23/2014 4:20:08 AM
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David
Less we forget...the first principle of the Nuremberg code;

The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential. This means that the person involved should have legal capacity to give consent; should be so situated as to be able to exercise free power of choice, without the intervention of any element of force, fraud, deceit, duress, over-reaching, or other ulterior form of constraint or coercion; and should have sufficient knowledge and comprehension of the elements of the subject matter involved as to enable him/her to make an understanding and enlightened decision.

And yet the are continuing to force these vaccines on innocent children without their parents consent! How many deaths now from the Gardasil?

Japan pulls Gardasil shots for young girls...

“Japanese health officials have recorded nearly 2,000 adverse reactions – hundreds of them serious – in girls who got a dangerous U.S. government-backed cervical cancer vaccine that’s also been linked to thousands of debilitating side effects in this country,”

VARES is nothing but Hush money!
4/1/2014 7:56:56 PM
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MrsFun
We live in America, do we not? Nobody can force me to inject myself or my kids with toxic chemicals that we've had horrible reactions to. Vaccines do more harm than good for some, do we not matter? Is our health somehow not important? So sick of this government crap, telling me I have to poison myself and children. Just stop and research, google it, so many being hurt from vaccines.
4/10/2014 12:46:45 AM
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mims
Psychiatric hospitals are now trying to impose flu vaccines on minors and adults. I feel this is an unnecessary burden when these people have already given up their freedoms to get well. Let them decide when they are fully cognizant and free to do so. It is unethical. I have been a nurse for 16 years without the flu shot and never had a problem.
11/21/2014 10:02:25 AM
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