Our Opinion: Vaccination issue begs for open debate

Woodburn Independent March 3, 2015 Last Friday, Gov. Kate Brown said that Oregon needs to have “a broader discussion” about the death penalty and criminal justice system. We also feel the same approach needs to be taken with the issue of vaccinations in Oregon. Seven...
The Great Vaccine Debate is just beginning

The Great Vaccine Debate is just beginning

Statesman Journal February 28, 2015 By Ruben Navarrette Jr. SAN DIEGO — The absurdity of the vaccine debate has come into focus. We’ve become familiar with the concept of “herd immunity” — the assumption that, if enough people are vaccinated against...
Oregon considers banning most vaccine exemptions

Oregon considers banning most vaccine exemptions

Washington Post February 28, 2015 Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — Jennifer Margulis has her kids vaccinated and she gets shots herself. But she doesn’t like the idea of government telling parents they must get their children immunized. That’s why she spoke at a recent...