Hearing revives vaccine debate in Oregon Legislature

Hearing revives vaccine debate in Oregon Legislature

Statesman Journal 04/10/2015 By Saerom Yoo After a controversial bill designed to take away parents’ option to claim nonmedical exemptions from school shots fizzled, its sponsor has come back with a bill that tries to find a middle ground between Oregon’s relatively lax school immunization law and the stricter boundaries that were originally …

Senator Steiner Hayward’s SB 673: Drilling for Mandatory Gardasil Shots for 11 year old Kids?

Senator Steiner Hayward’s SB 673: Drilling for Mandatory Gardasil Shots for 11 year old Kids?

By Guest Author April 6, 2015 We were as confused as you probably are right now.   What does a 2015 Senate Bill introduced by Oregon State Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward — SB 673 — proposing to allow dentists to dispense and administer vaccines have to do with mandatory HPV vaccinations (Gardasil) for adolescent girls and boys? Senator …

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 …