SB 277 Bars California’s Lawmakers From Sending Their Own Children to Daycare, School

SB 277 Bars California’s Lawmakers From Sending Their Own Children to Daycare, School

SafeMinds.com June 24, 2015 By Jennifer Margulis, Ph.D., Special to SafeMinds In a hearing on Tuesday, June 9th about SB 277, a bill proposed to abolish non-medical vaccine exemptions in California, California’s Assembly Member, Autumn Burke, a Democrat who represents District 62, publicly revealed that her 11- month-old is being vaccinated on a slower, …

Critics: Oregon bill could shame vaccine-averse parents

Critics: Oregon bill could shame vaccine-averse parents

Statesman Journal by Saerom Yoo In the wake of newly released numbers indicating Oregon’s vaccination rate has improved, opponents of the latest vaccine legislation are saying it is “unnecessary and overreaching.” The rate of Oregon kindergarteners who had been opted out of required school shots for personal belief reasons had been climbing steadily …

Oregon vaccine exemption rates down 17%; new senate bill on vaccine policy unnecessary and overreaching

Oregon vaccine exemption rates down 17%; new senate bill on vaccine policy unnecessary and overreaching

For Immediate Release May 4, 2015 PORTLAND—Oregonians for Medical Freedom, a coalition of over 3,000 educators, medical professionals, and parents, applaud the success of SB 132A; call the new bill SB 895, currently being considered by the Ways and Means Committee, an unnecessary bureaucratic policy. On Friday, May 1, the Oregon Health Authority announced …

Oregon’s vaccine exemption rate drops 17 percent

Oregon Health Authority May 01, 2015 Decrease attributed to more stringent requirements for seeking nonmedical exceptions ​Fewer Oregon parents or guardians sought nonmedical exemptions to the state’s school immunization requirements over the last year, according to new data published by the Oregon Public Health Division. The division’s Oregon …