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NEW: Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon Stacks Deck in favor of Controversial Vaccination Bill SB277
An Open Letter to Legislators Currently Considering Family Health Legislation from Tetyana Obukhanych, PhD in Immunology
Tetyana Obukhanych, concerned Californian with a PhD in Immunology, writes an open letter to Legislators of California’s Education Committee to address the SB277 issues brought to light in its hearing on Wednesday, April 15. She debunks several common misconceptions about vaccines and communicable diseases.
Washington, Oregon, now North Carolina defeats mandatory vaccine bill
“North Carolina joined Oregon and Washington State yesterday in dumping proposed legislation that would have restricted the rights of parents to exempt their children from vaccinations.”
The Truth About California’s Vaccination Rates
A detailed look at the truth about California’s vaccination rates. Most notably, California’s overall current vaccination rate is at 97.46%, with Personal Belief Exemptions declining nearly 20% compared to the previous year.
City Visions: Should Parents be Required to Vaccinate their Kids?
Senator Dr. Richard Pan, Dr. Jay Gordon, Dr. Bob Benjamin, Dr. Michael De Rosa Discuss SB277 on City Vision radio show Host Joseph Pace talks with State Senator Richard Pan and a panel of public health professionals about proposed legislation that would remove this exemption and require all children (without a medical exemption) to be fully vaccinated before attending school.
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Chiropractors lobby against bill ending belief exemptions for vaccines
LA Times Article on the CCA opposing SB277.
California vaccine exemption bill faces crucial first test on Wednesday
San Jose Mercury news article about the health care committee vote on SB277
California vaccine bill stalls
Sacramento Bee news article about the education committee vote on SB277