Tag Archives: Vaccinate

‘They can’t do it themselves’: If parents refuse to vaccinate their kids, should the state do it for them?

The Vaccine Information Network, an online community of like-minded parents who believe children are being “poisoned” by vaccines, recently posted a message describing measles as a mild and harmless disease that leaves a “stronger, healthier child in its wake.” In fact, measles is a highly contagious virus that can attack the fatty protective sheath that wraps… Read More »

To Vaccinate or not to Vaccinate

  A number of states now allow parents to opt out their children from vaccinations required by schools. These states are Arizona, Arkansas,Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.    Parents of children who live in these states need to get non medical exemptions (NMEs) based on antivaccination beliefs. Parents… Read More »