Our Civil Liberties and Medical Freedom Are Under Attack in the US

Our Civil Liberties and Medical Freedom Are Under Attack in the US

It shouldn’t be this way, but every time you turn around, our civil liberty and one of the most fundamental human rights, universally recognized throughout the world, is in danger of being stripped away here in America, the so-called “Land of the Free.” The bedrock of ethical medical intervention, including preventative measures, is the prior …

A Glimpse Into The Mindset of The True Believers!

A Glimpse Into The Mindset of The True Believers!

I had the opportunity last month, along with four other members of OFMF, to attend a Roundtable for Stakeholders “to discuss issues relating to achieving higher HPV vaccination rates in Oregon.”  I even received an email stating “We are excited that you will be joining us on October 20th to launch a plan to improve […]

Another Attack on Medical Freedom

On August 15, 2016, the CDC published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding Communicable Disease, and is accepting public comments on the proposed rule until October 14, 2016. Under the proposed rule, the CDC plans to give itself the power, based on its own determination of a threat of a communicable disease, with the […]

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 …

Vaccine controversy: Oregon senator’s school bill renews exemption fight

Vaccine controversy: Oregon senator’s school bill renews exemption fight

The Oregonian 04/10/2015 By Denis Theirault SALEM — A bill that would require Oregon schools to publish their immunization rates has reinvigorated what’s been a white-hot — and sometimes ugly — legislative debate over vaccine exemptions. Senate Bill 895‘s chief sponsor, Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, D-Beaverton, told …