WEB Notes: If this bill becomes law California will be the 32nd state to deny vaccines exemptions and only the third state to restrict exemptions based on religious beliefs. Piece by piece more of your rights are being removed and most people do not notice or even care.
(Source: LA Times) – California lawmakers on Thursday approved one of the toughest mandatory vaccination requirements in the nation, moving to end exemptions from state immunization laws based on religious or other personal beliefs.
The measure, among the most controversial taken up by the Legislature this year, would require more children who enter day care and school to be vaccinated against diseases including measles and whooping cough.
Those with medical conditions such as allergies and immune-system deficiencies, confirmed by a physician, would be excused from immunization. And parents could still decline to vaccinate children who attend private home-based schools or public independent studies off campus. – Read More – LA Times