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Vaccine Exemptions Under Attack in 2019

Citizen involvement in the legislative process to protect the human right to exercise informed consent to vaccination increased to unprecedented levels in 2019 to meet the most aggressive and unwarranted attack on vaccine exemptions in U.S. history.  In a 2019 Annual Report on U.S. State Vaccine Legislation, the nonprofit educational charity National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) reports that during the 2019 legislative session, 22 bills across 17 states were filed to attempt to eliminate vaccine exemptions.  Three bills passed, 12 died and seven bills are still pending in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin at the time of writing. Status on all bills in this report reflect their positions on September 9, 2019.  Read more....

 

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