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The Stand Against Forced Vaccination Across the States and the NVIC Advocacy Portal

By Dawn Richardson
Published January 19, 2016 in Government

In 2015, state legislatures across the United States experienced an unprecedented flood of bills backed by the pharmaceutical and medical trade industries to restrict or remove personal belief vaccine exemptions, expand electronic vaccine tracking systems, and require more vaccines for children in school and adults in the workplace.

The web-based NVIC Advocacy Portal, which was launched in 2010 to protect and expand the right to exercise informed consent to vaccination, was utilized more in 2015 than in any other previous year. NVIC’s Advocacy program tracked 160 bills across 41 states and four national bills in 2015!

The NVIC Advocacy Portal is a free online communications network that connects registered users with their legislators through their smart phones, tablets and computers. Through the Portal, NVIC’s advocacy program staff educates users about proposed legislative and administrative policy changes and what actions they can take to protect or expand vaccine exemptions in their state to support informed consent rights in the vaccine decision making process.

Multiple Bills in Multiple States Threatened Informed Consent Rights in 2015

Some of the significant areas in which we saw legislation introduced in 2015 that threatened informed consent rights involved bills that:

  • eliminated and restricted vaccine exemptions;
  • expanded vaccine mandates for both adults in the workplace and children;
  • expanded police and emergency powers during declared public health emergencies;
  • expanded intrusive vaccine tracking and data sharing to enforce compliance;
  • mandated the public publishing of detailed vaccine exemption and vaccination rates in much smaller geographical boundaries like individual schools; and
  • Expanded laws to allow pharmacists to administer more vaccines.

While much of the media attention and gloating by lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry and organized medicine focused on the loss of the personal belief and religious exemption in California and the loss of the philosophical exemption in Vermont, there was little recognition of the huge successes in states where attempts to restrict informed consent rights failed. We are very grateful for and proud of the tremendous grassroots support by families and health care professionals across the country who worked together and through the NVIC Advocacy Portal to help protect vaccine exemptions in multiple states.

Citizens Fought Back and Derailed Bad Vaccine Bills in Most States

In 2015, NVIC worked with citizens standing up for their informed consent rights in the following states and derailed legislative attempts by special interest lobbyists to outright eliminate the conscientious/philosophical exemptions: Maine, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.

Additionally, during the 2015 legislative cycle, activist citizens in the following states came out on top of attacks that would have eliminated or severely restricted religious vaccine exemptions: Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Vermont.

Regarding adult employees, bills to mandate vaccines for child care employees were passed in California, but bills to require vaccination for health care workers in Connecticut, Missouri and New Jersey and school employees in Texas all failed.

California Bill Removing Personal Belief Exemption A Close Fight

Also, it is important to keep in mind that the number of “no” votes on SB 277, the bill that removed the personal belief exemption in California, were not far from stopping it. The final vote on SB 277 in the Assembly on June 25, 2015 was 46 in favor and 31 opposed with three votes not recorded. That means if only eight Assembly members out of the 46 who voted in favor of the bill had changed their vote to a NO, SB 277 would have been dead. The final vote on SB 277 in the Senate on June 29, 2015, was 24 in favor and 14 opposed with two votes not recorded. This means that if only six of the Senators who had voted “yes” changed their votes to “No,” SB 277 could have been dead in the Senate. This was not the slam dunk forced vaccination proponents wanted the public and media to believe.

More of the Same in 2016 As State Bills Are Already Filed

To view any of the previous Action Alerts issued by NVIC and learn about state bills from previous legislative sessions, link to the NVIC Advocacy Portal and change the default view of “current” to “expired.”

Moving forward, we can expect more of the same in 2016, and families and health care professionals who value their health, parental rights and medical freedom are showing they are ready to take action. Already, at the conclusion of 2015 in the preliminary filing period for 2016,SB 646 was filed by Senator Alan Hays in Florida to restrict both the religious and medical exemptions and expand use of the vaccine tracking and enforcement system. Swift action by families and health care professionals in Florida following NVIC’s alert helped contribute to SB 646 being withdrawn prior to introduction.

Looking ahead with legislative sessions just starting in 2016, the following states have vaccine bills already filed: Indiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Virginia. All of the bills discussed below are posted with links to bill text and more information on the NVIC Advocacy Portal at http://NVICAdvocacy.org.

NVIC’s Position on Vaccine Bills Filed Is Consistent with NVIC’s Mission

NVIC’s mission since 1982 has been to prevent vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and to secure and defend informed consent protections in vaccine policies and laws.

Consistent with that mission, NVIC is opposing the following bills filed already in 2016:

  • Indiana SB 275, which allows disease intervention specialists to dispense vaccines through a standing order;
  • Missouri SB 819, which requires flu shots for employees and volunteers in health care facilities;
  • New Hampshire HB 383, which makes the inclusion in the vaccine tracking system opt-out instead of opt-in;
  • New York A 8633, which mandates flu vaccines for daycare;
  • New York A 8329 and S 6017, which eliminates the religious exemption to vaccination;
  • New York A 1822 and S 509, which mandates HPV vaccines for school children entering 6th grade and A 1528 ad S S2712 which would allow HPV vaccines for minors without parental consent or knowledge; and
  • South Dakota SB 28, which mandates meningitis vaccines for children attending school.

NVIC is supporting the following bills that have been filed in 2016, which are in need of active citizen support to pass this year:

  • Massachusetts S 317, which adds a personal belief vaccine exemption;
  • Michigan HB 5126, which removes the restrictions placed on vaccine exemptions by the Dept. of Health in rule;
  • New Hampshire HB 1463, which offers protection for employees against mandatory flu vaccines; and
  • Ohio HB 170, which prohibits an employer from taking adverse action against a person who chooses not to get a flu shot.

We can expect many more bills to be filed, so please register and check in often at the NVIC Advocacy Portal and encourage all of your friends and family to do the same. Clearly your efforts are making a difference, and your participation is vital to protecting vaccine choices in America.

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64 Responses to "The Stand Against Forced Vaccination Across the States and the NVIC Advocacy Portal"
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Judy France
Posted: 1/21/2016 9:08:53 AM
No person should be forced medicated! Vaccines are not proven to work and only proven to harm and kill!!!
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michael gunther
Posted: 1/21/2016 9:10:42 AM
Forced vaccinations Is unconstitutional
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Maren Caldwelll
Posted: 1/21/2016 9:27:59 AM
We need to continue to try to push for all three exemptions in all 50 states. Slowly they are stripping all of our rights away. Our country is so full of chronic and mental illness and this has to stop. I encourage everyone to stay informed and fight fight fight.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 9:41:10 AM
I am 100% vaccines to begin with but to actually take away an individual's right to chose what happens to their body including but not limited to the right to chose what is injected into their child's body, is draconian in nature and nothing short of totalitarian. The government DOES NOT have the right to tell ME what to do with my body, my health, my mind! I AM AN INDIVIDUAL and as such will make decisions that suit my own intutive guidance of my own well being and that of my son.
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Dave Norling
Posted: 1/21/2016 9:47:25 AM
I am against any mandatory government vaccination program
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:00:38 AM
they are trying to destroy our species at every turn, without knowing it. We would not be here as a species today if we lacked a functioning immune system which works symbiotically with our environment to provide optimal health, not just from those infections, but from cancer. Why can they not connect the dots that are so plainly visible? Our kids are the sickest ever, and the US has the highest infant morbidity/mortality rates in the world, along with the most vaccines. This is not a coincidence. It's hard to understand why those who believe in vaccines can just be free to "take advantage" of that intervention at their own risk. If they are so effective, they should be unconcerned about getting that infection. Let's do the study that compares HEALTH of the vaccinated vs unvaccinated. Let's read the actual history of diseases and the reasons deaths declined so dramatically - it wasnt due to vaccines as everyone believes.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:10:39 AM
It's my right to decide, my decision! Respect it!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:16:37 AM
I am against vaccines. What's happening to our freedom!!!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:17:32 AM
What is Virginia proposing? Editor's Note: Details are available at NVICADVOCACY.ORG, please register today to join us in defense of your freedom! https://nvicadvocacy.org/members/Home.aspx
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:24:15 AM
Thank you NVIC for supporting the FACT, at least for some states, that we live in a FREE? country
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:51:47 AM
As a child of God, I am born perfect and should have my own decision respected because it is my life, and my wants for my future. I shouldn't be forced to do anything I don't want to do, and I will fight as long as I have to, to ensure that I don't!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:56:01 AM
If you want people reading your messages to take action, I STRONGLY suggest that you provide a basic letter format that they can use and plug in their individual states vaccine bills and legislation. Doing this would make it much easier for and encourage many, many more people that do not currently write their representatives to send letters to their representatives!!!!
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Jean Webster-Doyle
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:59:14 AM
Vaccines are given too early to children before they have a fully developed immune system. Also too many vaccines are given too close together. We need to respect our immune system. I think that we should have a right to what we can put into our bodies and not be forced to put a vaccine into our bodies.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:08:25 AM
As a child of God, I am born perfect and should have my own decision respected because it is my life, and my wants for my future. I shouldn't be forced to do anything I don't want to do, and I will fight as long as I have to, to ensure that I don't!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:16:03 AM
Decisions about whether a not a child should be vaccinated/immunized should reside in the hands of the parents as does other decisions about health. Forced participation cloaked in terms of suggestions volunteering opens the door government intervention in other aspects our health making decision. There is plenty of historical evidence of initial good intentions turning to abuse. I have personally witnessed a pregnant mother mandating that her parents and in-laws be vaccinated for whooping cough before being allowed to see her newborn. This as because of the commercial that depicts the grandmother as the big bad wolf. Including the comment that most people with whooping cough do not know that they have it. Use of vaccines/immunizations should require informed consent. If made mandatory for any reason, full disclosure of risk- statistics should be made public. This includes how often the disease occurs in the unvaccinated population, how often does death/permanent injury occur, and truthful vaccine testing result statistics. Testing result-information should include side-effects, whether the disease can occur after vaccination, injury and death numbers. Also, information should be provided as to whether our current municipal sanitation impacts the occurrence of certain diseases. Today, vaccinations/immunizations are a cash-cow for the pharmaceutical industry. Children are born every year so it is easy to see the millions of dollars this garners. Also, introducing new vaccines and requiring re-vaccinating adds to the astronomical profits. Where in the populations is there evidence for re-vaccinating or supporting the need for vaccinating against diseases with extremely low occurrences in the population? Every year, we see commercials regarding class-actions suits because of injuries/death due to medications currently in use. Where is the parallel information regarding vaccinations/immunizations? Does the pharmaceutical industry, CDC, and government really expect us to believe that this type of medication is injury/death free? Stop using our children as guinea pigs and remember, your children and family are at risk as well. Nothing impacts health more positively than sunshine, exercise, good nutrition, and happiness. A healthy lifestyle is should be encouraged. Dollars over well-being is not the way to go. Again, in a system of mandated vaccinations/immunizations, everyone participating is exposed to possible injury or death. Once a system like this is established, it will be difficult, if not impossible to rescind. The time for investigating and disseminating true results is now.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:18:11 AM
Thank you for fighting for our personal rights. People should have a say in what goes into our bodies not government.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:20:54 AM
Vaccines are pure medical fraud! The 20 year tobacco fraud perpetrated by the AMA was just the tip of the iceberg!
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Patricia Murphy, aka Carlson
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:23:40 AM
Thank you, NVIC for your continuing life-saving exposure of this problem, and your ongoing fight against it. I'm sure you are earning many brownie-points in heaven!
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Carol Nelson
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:27:33 AM
Forced vaccinations Is unconstitutional
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Posted: 1/21/2016 11:27:42 AM
I will never agree to forced administration of drugs in people. Vaccines are drugs. there are better ways to protect your body. Eat right, sleep right and don't abuse your body. we have survived as spices very, very long time without any drugs. so as long as we will not mess up our environment and provide ourselves with appropriate nutrition we will not need any vaccines.
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Shawn Siegel
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:44:14 AM
Vaccination - injection of disease, known neurotoxins, undigested proteins and unknown contaminants - is as irrational an approach to disease prevention as it sounds. This goes beyond individual rights, to the persistent deluge of disinformation in the mainstream media.
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Ana B
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:59:53 AM
Human rights are at stake when the government assumes it can inject it's constituents with pharmaceutical products of known and unknown components, with a questionable track record, and sponsored by the very makers of the vaccines. No liability? No mandatory vaccines! If this was attempted by any other industry, people would be up in arms! If they create it, they must be held liable for all the damage - severe side effects are not rare, they are the norm! Our children are the sickest that have ever walked the earth, the poisoning must stop.
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Rick Barnes
Posted: 1/21/2016 12:12:04 PM
Again, Thank you NVIC for your awesome an vital work. This truly is one of the most vital issues of our times, in regard to liberties and health. One truth that I learned in making 50 Cents A Dose, is that the fewer vaccines, the better the health (if good nutrition is in place). I was able to personally witness that with my 3 kids, ages 22, 18, & 9. Here's a link to my film. Thanks again NVIC. (https://vimeo.com/ondemand/50centsadose/140352459)
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 12:41:34 PM
February will be the 15th year of my "still alive celebration" in lieu of celebrating my birthday. Due to one injection from the San Diego Public Health Dept. on Rosecrans St. that was mandatory to have, or so they insisted. I have spent time since then trying to regain my health. M.D.'s were so retarded about my CNS & PNS damage that I wrote my own program on how to heal most of my body. I had to regain speaking, balance, gait, muscles that wouldn't work, eyes that had only the type of disturbances that Oliver Sacks seems to understand. I have lost my profession that cost me over 100,00 in education. I can type now, wow my digits have recovered. I was in horrendous, relentless, head pain continuously for over 12 years, finally it is better. I have been in no war zone, I was education in proper diet, I was a martial art practitioner, I ran, I rowed, I did technical rock climbing. I did tai chi, now I can finally can do qi gung. Just being able to walk again, think again, is marvelous. But, how does one recover financially, I am totally wiped out now at age 72, I now live only on SS, which is not adequate as I spent too much time in colleges. This is all due to one needle injection, and it took about two seconds before I could not speak, 10 minutes before I had tachycardia while driving on the freeway ( I pulled off, of course). I suffered extreme pain for an hour and 7 minutes, no I was not rescued by anyone. My body lurched twice (gee, they do not even want death sentence killers to have to experience that sort of reaction) and hit the steering wheel, had I not been so healthy, I am sure I would not have survived. The pharmaceutical company I called admitted that it was an overdose, but did nothing responsible to help me. When I called the CDC and told the women the chemical involved she screamed that I would get cancer and die, and there was no way to get it out of my body. I said you will die also and hung up. I have been to many M.D.'s, no real interest in helping me as they all comment that I look OK for my age. REALLY! I do not actually "look ok", it took a month for my dark brown hair to turn grey, and my skin to ulcerate and manifest lesions, my ear lobes, nose, finger tips, toes were blue, and eventually my ear lobes shriveled; plus, many other symptons. I still struggle, and choose wisely in my diet, environment, friends, etc. Never have anything injected in your arm unless you first read the consequences. And by the way I have worked with many doctors at prominent medical schools in California that have either dropped over dead at their desks after injection, or totally lost their health within several years.Many have attention deficit disorders, some have also committed suicide. The pharmaceutical pimps are actually killing and maiming themselves also.
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Cheryl bursa
Posted: 1/21/2016 12:52:55 PM
We should all have the right to say no to vaccines for our children. This world is so backwards. We have a choice to murder our children and now they may try to force vaccines. Our only hope is Jesus. It's too true. No mandatory vaccines !!!!!!!!!!!!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 1:03:59 PM
Most of the posts here are the educated ones preaching to the choir. The REAL question becomes, how do we convince enough people to change their indoctrinated view that vaccines are safe and effective. I have about 700 clinical studies from peer-reviewed medical journals. The majority of them expose the facts that: 1) Vaccines fail to protect a large percentage of the population from the actual disease - they are ineffective 2) Vaccines cause irreparable neurological damage 3) Vaccines cause death and other forms of damage - these can occur much later in life 4) Vaccines are money makers for the pharma industry based on fraudulent "science" - read Antoine Beuchamp 5) Many of the diseases vaccines supposedly have eliminated have actually been altered and are labeled as something else Despite having all the "scientific" studies, when presented to the average person they refuse to believe anything else than what they have been told by their doctors and the media. I have posted clinical study titles of the studies on other websites yet most everyone argue they cannot be accurate or they are fraud. So again, the question becomes - how does one help another person realize the truth about the matter? If we do not have enough of the populace how can we expect these bills be kept from passing? In numbers we make a difference - but that seems not likely these days. EDITORS NOTE: We hear you Mark, that is why we designed and operate the NVICADVOCACY.ORG Portal. Register today and volunteer to work with your state leader to spread the word in your "neck of the woods"! Your health. Your family. Your choice!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 1:22:03 PM
I'm most appalled at myself for being a willing participant in this 200 year old lie. It resulted in brain damage of my youngest child. Now that my eyes are opened I'm shocked at how we've been lulled into not questioning the practice of injecting foreign substances into our bloodstreams without question. We must fight against this dystopian nightmare.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 1:52:16 PM
No Person should be forced into having to be vaccinated. This goes against the Constitution. I am appalled at the government forcing individuals having to take this medication against their free will. for example, I refuse to have the flu shot and feel very bad that health care workers must. I know of several who really do not want it but have to in order to deep their jobs. This is not right. The flu shots do not work and yet it is mandatory for them to get these shots.
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Jenny M.
Posted: 1/21/2016 2:36:09 PM
I wrote to my state senators and house representatives a few months ago, the only reply I received was from Sen "XYZ", who claims that he's not involved with 'state' rights regarding vaccine, and then goes on to parrot that he's for vaccines, and spews the usual lies about how 'great' they are, the so called fake measles outbreak, etc. Just another bought politician. Reminds me of a joke: What do you call a lawyer gone bad? "Senator".
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 3:13:50 PM
It is horrible and hard to believe that we live in a society where medications and medical procedures can be forced onto individuals. Who in their right mind can actually think that this is ok???? Insanity.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 3:27:02 PM
the people are waking up. you won't be able to get away with this for much longer. stop now and examine your consciences. kids, adults and geriatric patients are dying from the chemicals in vaccines. the delayed effects are hurting me for the past 30 years. my digestive tract has been compromised from the vaccines. i did manage to shuck off the majority of the mental symptoms that came of it, but many do not have the benefit of ongoing bodywork, acupuncture and chiropractic care as i do. what happens to all of them? they suffer. sometimes fatally and right away. sometimes for a life not lived which goes on and on and wrecks their parent's lives. shame on you. turn around now. before you face jail sentences for your actions. the people are uniting against your tyrrany. the medical system will fail because it is based on deceit and fear. how can it stand when it is not good and true? make an immunization from homeopathics that is based on principles that work! God, save our bodies, hearts and souls from those who wish us harm.
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Kevin Jones
Posted: 1/21/2016 3:39:22 PM
Force vaccines is NOT right period. We as a 'people" have the right to chose what we want to be injected in our bodies. For goodness sake, it's YOUR body!!
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Ms. Michal Schihl
Posted: 1/21/2016 4:17:33 PM
Deeply, I agree with Michael Gunther who said, "Forced vaccinations are unconstitutional!!!"
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Ms. Michal Schihl
Posted: 1/21/2016 4:19:09 PM
Forced vaccinations ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL!!!
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Marcella Lowell
Posted: 1/21/2016 4:24:59 PM
I have had digestive problems since my rabies vaccinations I had to get in 1992 to work in wildlife rehabilitation with raccoons, etc. There is no way that injecting people, especially children, with all those toxic compound including, but not limited to, aluminum, formaldehyde and mercury, would not cause detrimental effects. People who say that vaccines are safe and effective and that that has been proved by science are uninformed.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 4:46:16 PM
Excellent post by Mark. I can't even pretend to keep up with those who are in the know about this and research it to the end. What I DO know is that many vaccines have aluminum, mercury, and formaldehyde on board. I have three grandchildren who have had the full boat vaccine regiments from day one and who are now, and been for a while, having behavioral and emotional problems....why, I can't say for certain. But, they exist. My plea to my son to refrain from vaccinations fell on deaf ears. But, he DID have a choice. That's what's important. We have a RIGHT to decide what's best for us. It's that simple. No State or Federal agency has the right to dictate the demise of your health. Not ever.
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Daniela Kunz
Posted: 1/21/2016 4:58:58 PM
My family has a history of life threatening adverse reactions to vaccines and have MTHFR mutations in our genes and autoimmune diseases because we have been poisoned by dentists' work and mercury fillings they did on my family. Labtests available. We have medical exemption to vaccinations and the mere thought that this vital exemption could be revoked for my family is a nightmare I don't want to be terrorized with by anybody. I do oppose anything that does do harm to my family and threatens our lives. NO to forced vaccinations. No to loss of vaccination exemptions. No to vaccinations done without knowledge and without consent of the parents.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 5:10:19 PM
I stand against forced vaccination and want to keep exemptions in place - there are absolutely no studies that prove that vaccines are either safe or effective.
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elvin lessenger
Posted: 1/21/2016 6:16:49 PM
whether vaccines work or not is irrelevant. we should never be forced to inject known toxic chemicals into our body.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 7:07:59 PM
I believe the biggest need right now is to educate parents and to help them understand how dangerous vaccinations are and give them resources to read, in order to educate themselves. When I see a great article about the dangers of vaccines and vaccinations, I post it to Facebook or Pinterest, these are two great places to get the word out. Parents and individuals MUST educate themselves about vaccinations, in order to have the knowledge to challenge any doctor who may try to "scare" you into being vaccinated, especially parents. In Obamacare there is a law that Pediatricians MUST report parents who refuse to vaccinate their children. and the doctor can report it as neglect and report it to Social Services. EDUCATION IS KNOWLEDGE AND POWER!! Within the past year I have had two friends whose children - one with a "rare" brain tumor who passed away on October 26, 2015 and another friend whose granddaughter has cerebral ataxia. Each of the parents of these children were "dutiful" parents in getting all those poisonous vaccinations, without challenging the doctor. This is a problem. Many parents are afraid to go against the doctor!! If the truth be known, most Pediatricians DO NOT vaccinate their own children and never have. So, what does that tell you? You must remember VACCINATION IS NOT IMMUNIZATION!!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 10:53:09 PM
People are being treated like Guinea pigs,we are loosing slowly our civil liberty for the big pharma.I am not against all vaccines but I am against rushing all these vaccines without independent studies with only financial Gaines in mind, no informed consent, what bother me is that "vaccinate or terminate". If any medical complication occurs you are on your own, but you have to vaccinate to preserve your job. It is unconstitutional and unethical and most of the times is not efficacious.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:13:33 PM
Where there is RISK, there must be CHOICE.
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arlene griffin
Posted: 1/21/2016 11:40:37 PM
Vaccination choices should be made by individuals not government entities (or pharmaceutical interests). Well-informed adults should weigh the evidence on both sides of the issue and use their conscience to make decisions appropriate to their unique circumstances. I don't know if ANYONE can benefit from vaccines, but I do know vaccines will HARM some individuals, and thus one should not be forced to have them.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/22/2016 1:00:47 AM
I got a shingles vaccine shot and had nerve pain and sciatica in my left leg for three months untill it finally went away!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/22/2016 9:34:29 AM
PLease don't stop fighting against forced vaccinations! I live in California and worked tirelessly on the SB277 Referendum only to have been undermined at higher levels with questionable ethics and petitions mysteriously disappearing. Alot of unanswered questions on what happened. Many feel we were railroaded. Stop these laws by nipping them in the bud. Once they bloom, you cannot shear them. Now my grandkids are denied public education unless they submit to this tyranny.
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Art & Deborah
Posted: 1/22/2016 12:40:31 PM
We must have our individual rights to have or not to have vaccines. We must achieve this by getting the word out that these forced vaccination programs are only to boost Big Pharma's plush cash pockets! They are injecting known chemicals and ingredients in the vaccines to make them a poison! If Congress didn't have their eyes and ears closed they would realize they are poisoning their constituents in a round about legal way! If big Pharma's behind it, you know it has to be bad for you! Time to make a stand America! Wake up to the duping going on! Just take a look at 3 out of 4 commercials on TV during prime time! Don't all the ads give a warning that taking drugs will give you a long list of side effects that can eventually if not immediately hurt your system and destroy your natural immune system and then even most times aid to suicide or death! Wake up! Tell all your friends! It's now or never! On the contrary, eat like the old timers do, non processed, as organically grown as possible and build that inherent, natural immune system God so gave us to fight diseases and thwart the causes for the issues we have by good diet, exercise and human support! Allot of love! It's a Travesty and a Tyranny! Just ask the salespeople of Big Pharma if they use the stuff and get injections, I know they will tell you an emphatic NO! Because they do know the effects are really BAD and will do us nothing but HARM! Spread the word and do your part America, Let it be known! Aloha Nui Loa.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/22/2016 1:32:26 PM
The fight for freedom in healthcare will be a tough one as many, many people are too far gone. There is little opposition as most citizens are brainwashed and brain dead and believe what they are told is always true. I am afraid to look into the future of what is going to become of USA; a great country that is gradually being destroyed. Fundamental rights of people are being destroyed. Constitution means nothing anymore as powers that be can change as they please. Rough times are coming. They will be killing our children and we'll have no right to oppose. Fascism. I am against forced vaccinations as in many cases they do not protect from diseases and often harm and kill!
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/22/2016 3:24:48 PM
For what it's worth - i live in Calif and will NOT succumb to medical dictatorship. The state (nobody) has legitimate authority to destroy our (recognized by)First Amendment rights - which is what the state did when they removed philosophical and religious exemptions. The First starts out "Congress shall make no law regarding an establishment of religion, nor the free practice thereof..." So when a law violates constitutional priinciples IT IS INVALID, NULL, AND VOID and our founding fathers INSTRUCT US to DISOBEY such "imaginary" and "pretend" laws because they are not compliant to the highest law of the land. Doesn't matter if it's a state school - they can't steal your freedom - and if you have "freedom" as long as you shut up and meditate, or when you behave yourself sitting in church - but your "freedom" is raped and bleeding the instant you use your spiritual convictions to regulate YOUR life in YOUR best interests - THEN YOU HAVE NO FREEDOM AT ALL. Additionally - the state has NO right to practice medicine without a license. When children/families are FORCED to undergo medical procedures then the state is factually practicing medicine without a license. I refuse to comply, and expect that as the rich people running the drug pusher industry increases the STATUTORY regulations and laws to make more people forced into taking the 270+ vaccines coming down the pike - well, i expect that i'm going to get killed for my stance.
Commenter Name
Posted: 1/22/2016 11:42:31 PM
NVIC is doing an amazing job. However, I agree with one of the previous commenter that more people needs to be involved quickly. The pharmaceutical and CDC's use of media is very effective. Every single case of measles or other disease is used as a major story. The story is typically, " see, another person that gets the disease. This is why you should get vaccinated" In turn, more and more parents are outraged against parents concerned about vaccines who don't vaccinate. Why not copy their strategy? . Every vaccine injured child, every death should become a news clip on social media, local news outlets etc. The society needs to put the face to the adverse reactions. It's not as rare as it's depicted. It seems rallies and public outcry is what works lately unfortunately. Right now, all the society sees are the so-called unvaccinated kid risking the health of their children, even if that's not true. When people begin to see before and after pictures of children injured by vaccines, they'll take notice that it could easily be their child. Why not leverage the current election cycle, take a lot of parents and children to rallies so people will know these are actual innocent people getting injured. Then, you'll see candidates pick the issue up and news outlets too will have to pick it up. There are thousands of injured people but few infectious cases get more attention. With all these bills being introduced, things need to move quickly it seems. Just what I noticed, my two cents.
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Daniella Liebling
Posted: 1/23/2016 8:51:46 AM
Dear NVIC, I can not say enough about how amazing and important all the work you are bravely doing is and how glad I am that you exist! It feels like the twilight zone out there on this issue. Fighting it is the only answer and I am with you 100%!!! I am a person who is very well-informed, but even for me its hard to balance the stresses of life while also keeping up (and taking action) with all the information we activists need to know. You are an invaluable and amazing organization and I am proud to stand with you!!
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Melinda DeGier
Posted: 1/26/2016 11:15:23 AM
Forced vaccinations on little babies and children just makes me shudder. No one should be forced to have known neurotoxins injected into their child or themself. If they really think vaccines are necessary then just make them safe. We should have the right to demand safe vaccines with safe ingredients. They should not have given the vaccine industry the right to be legally exempt. Now they have no incentive to make safe or effective vaccines because they can not be held liable.
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Noreen Learn
Posted: 1/26/2016 6:07:40 PM
My grandchildren are given vaccinations and there is nothing I can do about that except pray for them. But my grandson is hyper I believe because of vaccinations and he has cried and has gotten really angry at these doctors when these doctors give him the needle. They gave my granddaughter an influenza shot recently and I hate the fact that they put mercury into her. My 41 year old son believes he is AD HD and I believe that is from the vaccinations we gave him when he was a child.
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Posted: 1/28/2016 10:15:39 AM
America stands for 'freedom' ??? haha America stands for Pharma and Chemical companies! This is not a democrat or republican issue, this is a country going down the tubes issue! They run our country!
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Posted: 1/28/2016 12:33:01 PM
We live in Georgia - neither of my children are vaccinated. What are my options if these horrific laws move into GA and take away my right to NOT vaccinate? Move out of the country? I feel that strong about this issue. Thank you NVIC for all that you do. Editors note: It is scary Amber, but join us at NVICAdvocacy.org today so you have a heads up when there are potential bills threatening your rights and are able to quickly react as they did in Virginia this week. Your health. Your family. Your choice!
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Posted: 2/1/2016 5:45:03 PM
I remember all the reactions in the 1976 Swine Flu at Fort Dix. I've never had the flu.
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Posted: 2/11/2016 7:48:56 AM
Just had a baby and I'm trying to find out what vacinnes I should and shouldn't give my child. If anyone can lead me to information to make the right decision. I would greatly appreciated it Editors Note: NVIC is dedicated to the prevention of vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and to defending the informed consent ethic. As an independent clearinghouse for information on diseases and vaccines, NVIC does not promote the use of vaccines and does not advise against the use of vaccines. We do not offer medical advice and support the availability of all preventive health care options, including vaccination, and the right of consumers to make educated, voluntary health care choices. Over $3 billion has been awarded by the federal government to children and adults injured by vaccines. NVIC encourages consumers to become fully informed about the risks and complications of diseases and vaccines and speak with one or more trusted health care professionals before making a vaccination decision. Below are links to specific disease and vaccine information. Each topic contains information from peer reviewed science, resources and federal agencies to assist consumers in making an educated vaccination decision. http://www.nvic.org/Vaccines-and-Diseases.aspx
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Posted: 2/23/2016 3:22:38 PM
My family has suffered vaccine damage and so have every vaccinated animal we've ever owned. The government has no right to force anything into the body of people and their animals. We're losing our freedoms by a tyrannical government. Our minds and health are being destroyed by these disastrous vaccines. As a Christian, I follow God's laws and precepts. The Bible tells us that all life is in the blood and we're to keep the blood clean. Therefore, I will never vaccinate any creature and it's my religious right not to do it. We've got to keep up the good fight and never give in to evil.
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Posted: 3/4/2016 11:29:51 AM
I sent this to my legislatures that wrote bills related to these issues. Just sharing here. With great power, comes great responsibility. Vaccines are a great invention and have saved many lives but when the injury risk of mass vaccination is greater than contracting the disease it is hard to imagine responsibility as part of the equation. As a mother of 5, I had a child who got a very high fever following a TDAP booster, 104 for an 11 year old 4 hours after the vaccine. My son had not missed a day of school all year until this incident and was the healthiest of all my kids. The doctor refused to report the incident. I reported it but, I have found out in CDC literature the Meningitis vaccine warns of potential harm to those who have had a reaction to TDAP. Because of strict state laws it is impossible to get a medical exemption. No doctor will write one. My son is now in college so he does not fall under the new state mandate. Parents are left with the decision to send child to school and harm your kid or homeschool. This is a clear discrimination against such students who get reactions to some vaccines. The CDC making recommendations for vaccines is great the states need to allow vaccines be part of a trusted doctor and patient relationship. Doctors and schools fearing repercussions from the state are compelled to ignore vaccine reactions. Doctors are not held accountable if my child is harmed by a vaccine. There are many parents who would give most vaccines and maybe forgo a few based on their own child's health if they were given the choice. All or none is a scary way to go. Now with adult vaccine schedules appearing it will open the door for forced vaccination on all of us. Certain vaccines should be used only in an outbreak, like meningitis. Understanding it is a rare deadly illness, the vaccine can cause death too. Which one is the larger number? A well informed doctor knows that meningitis vaccine is a false sense of security. It doesn't protect against all strains and the ones it does just makes the disease more survivable. Meningitis effects 1000 people a year. What is the damage from mass vaccination of meningitis? How many who have been vaccinated still got meningitis? These numbers are never discussed. HPV vaccine is not something that should be mandated. This should be a decision between patient and Doctor weighing risks of the vaccine vs risks of disease. Number manufacturer does not give is total of people who have HPV vs the number of cancer incidence related to HPV. This number evaluates risk. If the risk of getting a reaction to the vaccine is greater than getting cancer from HPV then it is a purely for financial gain not health benefit.
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Posted: 4/4/2016 12:16:49 PM
If they make vaccines mandatory imagine what kind of force and power that gives to these people. They could inject people with anything. They could sterilize our children. These guys are just unbelievable. And what they are getting away with. And people just follow right behind them. Trust them 100%. Geezz I wish folks would wake up. I'm just tired of people believing every single thing the big guys say. They could say the skies falling and they would absolutely believe it. Events in the past have proved that.
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Posted: 4/27/2016 4:03:21 PM
There is no scientific proof that vaccines are safe & effective. vaccines in general and taking away our right to choose is a crime against humanity.
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Posted: 5/7/2016 8:30:30 PM
What happened to our first amendement of the constitution right? My Job forced me for the flu shot. No flu no job, I did take the flu shot and got the flu and very back headache, i just did my second mri for that headache. I am 38 years old woman, never been a headache person until now after this flu shot, Headache is one the side effects on their insert. I wont take next year if i have to cheat I will do that not to get this posion so call vaccines
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Jock Doubleday
Posted: 5/8/2016 4:55:03 AM
"Blacklisted Is the New Black: Alicia Silverstone Takes on Rockefeller Industrial Medicine - An expose of the historical fraud of vaccination" by Jock Doubleday Sunday, April 17, 2016 http://waitingforvanek.blogspot.rs/2016/04/blacklisted-is-new-black.html
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angela coral eisenhauer
Posted: 5/18/2016 3:09:16 AM
Microcephalic rates USA, have gone from 400 per year to a sudden unexplained increase to 25,000 a year after they started jabbing pregnant women with Dtap in 2013, please explain CDC? not a zika mossie in sight!
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Joseph Roe
Posted: 4/22/2017 11:45:06 AM
Despite myself being vaccinated, also I believe mandatory vaccinations for everybody is wrong. At the very least vaccinations ought to be treated like the military draft, where vaccine consciousness objectors be given exemption based on religious grounds. The military vaccinated me for nearly every illness there's a vaccine for. As a test subject I was also administered experimental vaccines. Several times I came down with adverse side effects that lingered in the days after the vaccinations. As far as I can tell I had no adverse long term side effects. I'd like to believe that by sacrificially using myself as potential cannon fodder that I'd serve the interest of the greater good for America as a whole. Although I support vaccinations in myself, I'm not willing to risk the odds of complications in others based on grounds they may object to vaccinations because of their conscientious objector status. More than likely I'd consent to vaccination of my dependents, I do however recognize that mandatory vaccinations on civilians must be given an exemption clause based on religious grounds. Getting a vaccination ought to be treated like the draft. In conclusion, If a child of an adult who may not eligible for conscription into the armed services qualifies for conscientious objector status then that logic ought to apply to vaccines as well.

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