Monday, February 27, 2012

Vermont Parents Fight to Save Philosophical Exemption

Posted By Dr. Mercola | February 28 2012

Story at-a-glance
  • In Vermont, State Senator Kevin Mullin and State Representative George Till are working with the Vermont Health Commissioner, Dr. Harry Chen, and medical trade organizations funded by pharmaceutical companies to take away the philosophical exemption to vaccination with two bills before the state House and Senate -- S. 199 and H. 527
  • Vermont parents, including a mother and father whose seven year old daughter died within 92 hours of a routine flu shot, are urging Vermont legislators to oppose the bills that would strip Vermonters of their right to exercise philosophical belief exemption to vaccination (see VIDEO
  • Vermont is one of only 18 states that still allows a conscientious, personal or philosophical exemption to vaccination; these states come the closest to protecting a citizen's right to exercise voluntary, informed consent to vaccination, but this exemption is under attack by proponents of “no exceptions” mandatory vaccination laws that will eliminate all non-medical exemptions to vaccination in the United States
  • This is not simply an issue of being for or against vaccination; it's a matter of protecting your legal and human right to abstain from risky medical interventions for yourself and your children
  • Vermont residents, if you want to protect your right to exercise a philosophical exemption to vaccination, please contact your state representative and senator IMMEDIATELY and tell them to vote against S. 199 and H. 527

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