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 …