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Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Tough New Vaccination Law

No more non-medical exemptions for public school kids
6/30/15 3:10:02 pm
re: #256 whitebeach To be fair, Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller wrote the tune.
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The Los Angeles Times reports that California Governor Jerry Brown has signed one of the nation’s toughest vaccination bills, mandating that children who attend public schools must be vaccinated against common diseases and that no non-medical exemptions will be allowed. Kudos are due to Gov. Brown for taking this …

Assemblyman Jim Patterson (R-Fresno)

Fresno Republican Compares Mandatory Vaccination for School Kids to Forced Internment Camps

Good old GOP anti-science fear-mongering
6/09/15 7:14:39 pm
meanwhile..... The parents of a child who this week became the first recorded case of diphtheria in Spain for three decades have said they feel terrible about taking the decision not to vaccinate.
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Ted Cruz Says Anti-Vaccination Parents Have a “Religious” Right to Put Children at Risk

The GOP is very quickly morphing into the anti-vaxx party
2/05/15 7:26:13 am
In the netherlands it is simple..... If your kid is not vaccinated it does not go to school. The religious nuts (yes we have them) are literally a menace to other human beings by not vaccinating. Its funny that the ...
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Rand Paul: Parents ‘Own’ Children, Not the State, So Vaccines Should Be Voluntary

Dangerous stupidity
2/03/15 4:32:19 am
Since it appears Republicans and anti-vaxxers nowadays give more weight to personal antidotes over actual scientific evidence, I'll participate: From my own high school and personal friendships, I know personally of 3 college professors , 2 Creative Directors for major ...
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Michele Bachmann (R-Mars) Doubles Down on Anti-Vaccination

Family values
9/17/11 12:10:54 pm
Michele Bachmann's banal, nonsensical rhetoric is 40% demagoguery, 20% paranoid delusion, and 40% the result of being an ignorant dumbsh*t. Bachmann and Palin share fundamental character flaws -- both have a propensity toward making snide, petty comments about those with ...
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Fact-Checking Michele Bachmann’s Anti-Vaccine Lunacy

The Republican Party’s total war on health science
9/17/11 9:43:28 am
The unfortunate part about the wingnuttery approach to the vaccine: They've got the religion wrong in addition to the science. Their interpretation of the Bible is flawed on many levels. The chief question when you hear someone talking nonsense about ...
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