Oregon vaccine bill nears key legislative decision

Oregon vaccine bill nears key legislative decision

Statesman Journal April 21, 2015 Associated Press A proposal designed to enhance parents’ knowledge of vaccination rates in their children’s schools goes before a key legislative committee Tuesday. The bill would require schools to publish the rate of exemptions from various required vaccines. The bill’s sponsor, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth …

No mas, Senator Steiner Hayward, no mas

No mas, Senator Steiner Hayward, no mas

Guest author March 12, 2015 Bills banning most vaccine exemptions fail in Oregon, Washington If you’re a fan of informed consent, medical freedom, and parental rights, headlines like the one above that hit late last night are music to your ears. Oregon and Washington, the two states out of the blocks first with mandatory vaccination […]

Oregon senator to propose new school vaccine policy

Oregon senator to propose new school vaccine policy

StatesmanJournal.com March 11, 2015 By Saerom Yoo Oregon legislators are backing off a proposal that would have made it tougher for school children to opt out of vaccinations. Instead, Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward said Wednesday she will propose a different policy that would encourage more school children to get vaccinated but continue to allow nonmedical …