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Oakland Unified, new state law creates tougher vaccine enforcement

on October 21, 2015

The clock is ticking for California schools. The January 1, 2016 deadline, is fast approaching for districts to comply with SB 277, the controversial new law eliminating personal belief exemptions for state-mandated vaccinations.

Signed by Governor Jerry Brown on June 30, SB 277 requires nearly all California families to immunize their children in accordance with state standards. It specifically forbids parents from using their religious or personal beliefs as grounds to refuse to vaccinate children against diseases such as measles or pertussis. Co-authors of the legislation, Senators Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) and Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), and their supporters drew fierce criticism from opponents led by organizations such as A Voice for Choice.

With fall well underway, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is already taking steps to ensure the administration will be in full compliance with SB 277 come the new year. “We’re going to be even more rigorous [about] not enrolling students who don’t have the proper vaccination records,” said Troy Flint, public information officer for the district. “While that’s always been the official practice, that hasn’t always played out that way.

According to the California Department of Public Health, as of October 2014, only 74 percent of kindergartners in the OUSD were up-to-date with state-mandated immunizations including those for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP); polio, measles mumps and rubella (MMR); hepatitis B; and varicella or chickenpox. That rate falls far short of the state average of 90.4 percent. Among OUSD 7th graders last year, only 84 percent were current with compulsory adolescent version of the vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap), compared to 97.8 percent throughout the state, according to the CDPH statistics.

“We are stressing that it’s not going to be a laissez-faire approach anymore, and that we’re holding the line,” Flint said.

Alameda County public health officials view SB 277 as a potential boon to boost the district’s lagging immunization rates, although they don’t necessarily think the biggest gains will come from eliminating exemptions based on religious or philosophical grounds.

“Our issue is not the 15 personal belief exemptions [in OUSD], but that’s the issue that gets all the media attention because it’s sexier,” said Amy Pine, director of immunization at the Alameda County Public Health Department. “The real issue is the non-sexy stuff. It’s the training of staff. It’s the access to immunization at the doctor’s office. It’s the level of organization of the school district at the school level.  It’s just all these checks and balances along the way.”

In the OUSD, personal belief exemptions account for less than 1 percent of total kindergarten students enrolled—much less than the 2.54 percent average in California, according to Pine. Instead, most of the district exemptions account for less than 1 percent are known as “conditional entrants,” students who do not fully meet all immunization requirements but are admitted provided they follow up to complete all inoculations.

“What has happened in the past in Alameda County in a lot of schools, not just in Oakland Unified—but in others, too—is that there has not been a proper understanding of what ‘conditional entrance’ means. Schools have, in the past, let students in who just simply weren’t up-to-date,” said Pine.

According to the publicly available figures on the CAPH’s website, in the 2014-2015 school year, over 25 percent of OUSD kindergartners were conditional entrants, far higher than the 6.9 percent average statewide. In Oakland, record-keeping and administrative follow-up have been less than adequate, leading to some students passing from grade to grade without a full immunization card, said Pine. “I think that staff just was not being really well-trained on how to screen for proper immunization and how to document proper immunization and they were calling a lot of students that might not have been up-to-date as ‘conditional entrants,’” said Pine.

“One of the problems that we’ve seen with monitoring the vaccination rates and compliance is whether all that documentation is recorded properly and entered properly using the right codes into the various student information system,” agreed Flint.

Public health historian Elena Conis, author of Vaccine Nation: America’s Changing Relationship with Immunization, predicts that after the law takes full effect, “compliance will go up because people who were able to be kind of—I don’t want to say careless—but lax in getting their kids’ vaccines on schedule now won’t have that luxury.”

Conis added that SB 277, while not likely to have a profound overall effect on Bay Area schools, was likely to have a significant one on busy families who now have to find time to get their children vaccinated, thanks to the stricter administrative policies.

For some parents of kids with special medical concerns, it’s important to ensure that other students at the school are vaccinated. Laurian Rhodes is the mother of a Peralta Elementary School student who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Her son, Blixa Cawley, underwent over three years of chemotherapy, but his immune system is still vulnerable due to the treatment. His doctors have recommended he wait six months to be re-vaccinated—leaving him potentially susceptible to a variety of maladies.

His mother is concerned about the high rates of PBEs and conditional entrants at Peralta, which according to CAPH figures are both 9 percent. “You send your kid to school assuming that there’s herd immunity. We can’t be comfortable with the high rates of people not vaccinating for what really seems to me as spurious reasons,” said Rhodes. “We don’t have that security anymore.”

Rhodes’ vocal pro-vaccination stance in her community has resulted in a number of “pretty intense conversations, mostly online” with staunch vaccination critics, she said. “There’s so much misinformation out there. People can find all sorts of doctors that validate people’s misguided concerns,” said Rhodes.

But not everyone agrees. Oakland resident Tina Kimmel, a former state public health official and local pro-vaccine choice activist, is strongly opposed to the new law. She is distrustful of government control over individual liberties, such as mandates that parents must vaccinate their children. “I’m very scared of the police state encroaching in on our children,” Kimmel said. A recent state-wide petition aiming to put SB 277 up for referendum on the November 2016 ballot fell short of the required 365,880 signatures.

At an informational meeting in September led by OUSD director Jumoke Hinton-Hodge (District 3), Christopher Muhammed, a social justice activist and a San Francisco Bay Area Minister of the Nation of Islam, said he was concerned about “extremely high rates of autism… particularly among black boys.” He added that district officials have “no idea about the details of SB 277 that they’re being called upon to implement.”

School district and public health officials have maintained their position. “Any child who’s not immunized is not protected. And when any child is not immunized, they’re also not protecting the children who can’t be immunized,” said Pine of Alameda County Public Health.

“We do think that this is just and right from a public health perspective. People can debate the science but the science is overwhelmingly in favor of the idea that vaccines are not linked to autism—that the risks that are posed by vaccines to the individual are worth the gains in public health for the greater number of people,” said Flint of OUSD. “I think that people recognize that [the policy has] been made at a state level and we’re required to comply.”

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly implied that there are state-mandated vaccinations for tuberculosis. There are, in fact, no required TB immunizations. However, for children entering first grade in Alameda County there are required health screenings which include risk assessments for TB infection and, for children determined to be at risk for infection, TB testing.


  1. Stephen on October 21, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    Please rebut the misleading statements by the “Nation of Islam” activist attempting to link high rates of autism with vaccines. There is ample scientific literature disproving any such alleged link, and this should be stated in the article. The scientific context should be included in any article covering public health and immunization campaigns.

    • Anna Dunson on October 21, 2015 at 5:29 pm

      It is most pathetic that the parent of a vaccine injured child who now has cancer from the toxic overload on his little body is cluelessly bent on poisoning all other children so her poor child can attend school before it is safe to do so. The old saying “misery loves company” is befitting of Laurian Rhodes. To top it off this woman is such a blind follower that she apparently plans on pumping even more poisons into her now dangerously fragile son who has been through hell because of her lack of research in the first place.

      • Sean Smith on October 21, 2015 at 7:04 pm

        You have no grounds to say that her son’s cancer is due to vaccines. I can’t believe you would go to such extreme efforts of blaming the victim. Anna, you should be ashamed of yourself.

        • Kameron Krause on October 21, 2015 at 9:09 pm

          Have you ever heard of the SV40 virus a cancer causing virus that was in the polio vaccine and given to 98 million americans. And it passes from child to mother and through sexual contact. It cam from the monkeys the vaccine was grown in. They knew it was there and gave it to people anyways. There are all kind of animal viruses and DNA along with human DNA in these disgusting pseudo science garbage vaccines and they have no idea what most of them will do to people because there are no studies on it. Sean do you have any idea whats in this garbage ? How they are made?hat people that used to work at these places say. That they have to wear a full suit to work in the vaccine area so they don’t get contaminated and die. I will never ever let anyone come ner me or my kids again with this toxic crap. I do know how they are made and the lies weve all been fed and the side effects and the chronic illnesses that come with this nasty concoctions. Its exactly why jeuvinile cancers are through the roof and we have the highest mortality rate day 1 of any country in the world for newborns because we vaccinate . The poison hep B and Vitamin K with tons of Aluminum in it both of them. Its barbaric and outrageous.Wake up their killing us and everyone is so brainwashed they believe the lies. Go do some of your own research . I did I had no idea till I looked for myself.

          • Keoki on October 22, 2015 at 8:38 am

            “Have you ever heard of the SV40 virus a cancer causing virus that was in the polio vaccine and given to 98 million americans.”

            you mean the polio vaccine that didn’t cause cancer?


          • Keoki on October 22, 2015 at 8:38 am

            “There are all kind of animal viruses and DNA along with human DNA in these disgusting pseudo science garbage vaccines and they have no idea what most of them will do to people because there are no studies on it. Sean do you have any idea whats in this garbage ? How they are made?”

            and here we see the uneducated masses of anti-vaxxers.

          • Keoki on October 22, 2015 at 8:41 am

            “The poison hep B and Vitamin K with tons of Aluminum in it both of them. ‘

            do you breathe air?
            Do you eat anything grown from a tree or the ground (aka vegetables)
            do you eat meat (chicken, fish)
            do you drink water?

            Guess what you are ingesting more aluminum from these sources than the 1/1000th of aluminum SALTS found in a vaccine

            BTw, you need to learn the difference between an aluminum SALT vs the metal known as aluminum. THEY ARE NOT THE SAME!

          • Hailey on October 26, 2015 at 1:42 am

            Casting your pearls before swine.

        • Hailey on October 26, 2015 at 1:41 am

          Maybe it wouldn’t sound so unbelievable if you actually knew what cancer was. Research. Available. Find it.

      • Di on October 21, 2015 at 9:32 pm

        I’m with you for the most part but to assume the vaccines caused cancer is a stupid statement and discredits the rest of your point, which is valid. The vaccines very well could have played a part but unless you know for a fact, that’s a pretty strong statement to make.

      • Dorit Reiss on October 22, 2015 at 2:39 pm

        I think it’s completely natural for a mother to want her child, already suffering – and cancer has nothing to do with vaccines (well, except that two vaccines, hepatitis b and HPV, prevent cancer) – be safe from preventable diseases.

        It’s admirable that she wants her child protected, and is seeking to vaccinate him. It’s hardly an attack on other parents to ask them to protect their own child from disease before sending that child to school with others.

      • Betsy Darwin on October 22, 2015 at 4:06 pm

        Stephen, the words you typed are not only idiotic… they are a lie.

      • Hailey on October 26, 2015 at 1:40 am

        Agree! Nobody wants to believe they are harming their own children. Must make everyone else do so. The guilt must be horrid.

    • Andrea yaklin on October 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm

      There is a CDC whistleblowerWho has stated that they covered up the fact that black children were susceptible to vaccine induced autism. congressmen Posey from Florida has asked congress repeatedly to investigate this. So far congress does not seem too interested to investigate this HMMM.!!!

      • meg on October 21, 2015 at 8:11 pm

        Well, good thing vaccines do not cause autism! Because they don’t.

        • Wendell on October 22, 2015 at 12:44 am

          “SafeMinds’ Executive Director, Lyn Redwood, RN, MSN comments, “This study dramatically shifts the debate on autism and vaccines. The question is no longer, Can vaccines cause autism? The answer is clear. Now, we have to ask, How many cases of autism have vaccines caused and how do we prevent new injuries from occurring?” The government has asserted that it “does not track” autism among the vaccine-injured. SafeMinds responds that not looking is the easiest way not to find something. SafeMinds is calling for immediate federal research into the mechanisms of injury in these children in an effort to protect other children from harm and Congressional action to reform the VICP.”

        • alison on October 22, 2015 at 6:32 am

          You are right they don’t cause autism they cause encephalitis and if you look at the inserts on the vaccination… that is one of the side effects encephalitis is swelling of the brain which does cause autism -like symptoms

          • Keoki on October 22, 2015 at 8:39 am

            So does the wild form of the virus.

      • Hailey on October 26, 2015 at 1:42 am

        Nobody will believe this unless their doctor verifies it.

    • Lk on October 22, 2015 at 5:43 pm

      Look up Senior CDC Scientist & whistleblower William Thompson who states clearly that MMR injection before 36 months causes a 240% increase in autism in African American males. (& that’s the only one they tested…) He also stated that this information was so unwelcome for the vaccines marketing program that the scientists all met in a room in the CDC & literally threw the incriminating documents into a large trash can. Dr. Thompson kept copies until last year, when he released over 100 pages of documents, attained Federal Whistleblower status & hired a law firm to protect him. Congress has been trying to avoid this ever since & now the quick uptick in vaccine mandates……#cdcwhistleblower. Easily verified because Representative Posey read out some of the highlights & ths information is now part of the public Congressional Record. Maybe that’s why The Nation of Islam is interested in protecting the innocent babies. Our government has failed them, again.

  2. Emily on October 21, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    Hope people know that they have options such as homeschooling, also I think this will bring a decline in wealthier families (those who have a choice) from moving into the neighborhoods, because let’s be honest, there is no 100% evidence that vaccines are risk free. How many people have died from procuring chicken pox vs. how many have died from receiving vaccines? Is the answer to that question readily accessible? Also can the public have access to a list of the full ingredients that are in the vaccines which they are going to receive. Full disclosure should be every bit as mandatory as the mandatory enforcement of vaccines. In other words; if there is going to be mandatory enforcement of vaccines, full disclosure and guarantee of the highest quality ingredients should also be mandatory.

    • Keoki on October 22, 2015 at 8:53 am

      “How many people have died from procuring chicken pox vs. how many have died from receiving vaccines?”

      Over 100-150 deaths occur each year from Chicken Pox

      Over 9 million people dn’t get chicken pox, and 100 deaths per year are prevented due to the Vaccine

      ” Is the answer to that question readily accessible? ‘

      Yes, per law the CDC and even the WHO must track these statistics. You can find these numbers via their websites.

      ” Also can the public have access to a list of the full ingredients that are in the vaccines which they are going to receive.”

      Once again, this is readily available to anyone. Via: your doctor and once again, via various websites, INCLUDING the manufacturer’s websites


      ” Full disclosure should be every bit as mandatory as the mandatory enforcement of vaccines.’

      This is already law. FDA requires that all manufactured food and medicine products provide PUBLICLY available safety, ingredients and warning labels and that this information is provided freely to anyone seeking it.

      • Joshua Gaddis on October 26, 2015 at 10:13 am

        You’re a government troll aren’t you. How much are you being paid to spew this crap? You do realize you’re not changing anyone’s minds with your quack science don’t you? You’re wasting your time which means you must be a paid government shill.

  3. Karen on October 21, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    Informed Consent is the basis of ethical medical practice of any kind. Mandatory vaccination takes away this basic right. When big Pharma is held 100% accountable for vaccine injury and there are valid long-term studies of the effects of all the toxic chemicals in most vaccines the people who have willingly chosen to delay or not vaccinate according to the CDC schedule will finally be validated.

    • Keoki on October 22, 2015 at 8:44 am

      Oh look, someone who is ignorant on Vaccine history and what the VICP is.

      Vaccine manufacturers are held responsible. They pay for the funding of the VCIP for EVERY dose given of any vaccine made. $0.80 of every DOSE of any vaccine given is donated to funding the VICP, which is where those who think they are injured by a vaccine can get compensated. YOu just need to have the backing of a doctor. No lawyers needed.

      BTw, when are you going to hold seat belt manufacturers 100% responsible?


      Car seat manufacturers 100% responsible?

      • Baba on October 23, 2015 at 12:25 pm

        Insulting people who disagree..that’ll change their minds.
        Since when were governments and those associated honest?

    • Hailey on October 26, 2015 at 1:44 am

      Most people just want to be told what to do and they love laws that force and take away personal choice and responsibility. Why should we be able to hold pharma accountable? They only want to cure the people that they love.

  4. Wendell Rand on October 21, 2015 at 6:45 pm

    From Dr Russell Blaylock Neurosurgeon – “[The CDC] has the public convinced, and when mom comes in [she’s told] oh you don’t know, millions of children would die if we don’t vaccinate everyone against the measles. Well, what they’re doing is they’re transferring data from Third World countries… because in Africa, yes, millions will die from measles. Why? Because they’re war-torn countries, mass nutritional deficiency, and parasitic infections. So these children can’t react normally to the viruses, so they die. It has nothing to do with the fact that measles is such a killer.
    And that’s why in the United States we don’t really have that many outbreaks of measles, and it’s very rare for children to die, and the ones that die usually have some kind of immune compromising condition. Normal children don’t generally die from measles.
    Now, when we look at the measles death rate, or polio death rate, all those infectious diseases of childhood, the death rate fell dramatically before they started the mass inoculation programs. And that’s universal. For instance, measles death rate fell 90% before they ever started mass inoculations. Had nothing to do with the vaccine itself; it was better hygiene, better public health, and better nutrition, as they began to bring vegetables and stuff into the cities, and better nutrition with vegetables, in particular… death rates began to fall.
    What we even see is that if you vaccinate malnourished children, you get a high death rate. You know, they had this big idea that we could go to Africa and to the aborigines in Australia, and they were going to vaccinate mass numbers of them. And what they found was almost half of them died when they got the vaccine. And they discovered it was because they were zinc deficient and they were deficient in vitamin A. When they gave them vitamin A and zinc, the death rate fell precipitously. So it shows the enormous effect of malnutrition on dying from infectious diseases or even vaccination.
    … Actually, the polio epidemic really didn’t cause any problems until they started using the DPT vaccine. … Polio existed forever, but it never really caused death in infants, in any numbers, until [the 1940s]. Suddenly, it changed, for some reason. [They didn’t] know why, but there was suddenly, for some reason, it started causing a lot of paralysis and death, cause normally it was just sort of a summer flu… you just felt bad for a day or so and you got over it. And still 90% of the children who are exposed to polio virus, that’s their reaction, they just have a mild reaction and get over it. There’s no paralysis, there’s no weakness. And they don’t die.
    So rather than looking at, why is this virus changing, why are the children becoming paralyzed, why are we having epidemics… as it got worse, more and more children ended up paralyzed and dying and in iron lungs, and it was because the DPT vaccine was altering their immune function ability and it also altered the virulence of the pathogenicity of the polio virus, and made it a worse virus. And we see that with a lot of these vaccines.”
    — Dr. Russell Blaylock, neurosurgeon

    • meg on October 21, 2015 at 8:12 pm

      Ok, but none of this is true- polio did not get worse wth vaccination, that’s asinine.

      • meg on October 21, 2015 at 8:14 pm

        In fact, polio has been iradicated in India, a country with extremely poor nutrition and sanitation.

        • Di on October 21, 2015 at 9:36 pm

          Meg- They have done some re-labeling of diseases. Similar symptoms – different name. If you dig a little you might be surprised by what you find.

          • Keoki on October 22, 2015 at 8:45 am

            No it hasn’t. Polio is still polio

            you fell for one of Tenpenny’s lies.

        • Wendell on October 22, 2015 at 12:37 am

          I truly think this is only part of the story with more research you may find that itit goes even deeper. “Wild Polio is a terrible disease, but a new strand of Polio has formed from oral vaccinations created to prevent the wild strand…”

        • Joshua Gaddis on October 26, 2015 at 10:03 am

          Then how do you explain the 100,000 children who contracted polio from the polio vaccines that Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sent to India? They just didn’t call it polio, they called it vaccine induced paralysis.

    • Keoki on October 22, 2015 at 8:44 am

      Blaylock is a fraud

  5. Meridith on October 22, 2015 at 8:18 am

    There currently is not a tuberculosis vaccine given in the US, so you might to edit that, otherwise great story.

  6. Katherine Falk on October 22, 2015 at 10:14 am

    I wish the author of this piece had fact-checked Christopher Muhammed’s statements and noted that there is no higher incidence of autism among black boys, nor is there any connection between autism and vaccination. The one “study” that keeps getting mentioned was a poorly done reanalysis of older data.

    There is a new study – published just a few months ago – which found that vaccination does not result in a higher rate of autism, even among children at higher risk for the condition. This follows countless studies which also failed to find any link between vaccines and autism.

    I wish we could move on from this endless “debate” and focus on real issues – like the fact that autistic children and their families frequently do not get access to the support and services that they need, and that our medical system in general needs to be better at reaching families at all income levels and in all situations. As this article alludes when it discusses the undervaccination rates in OUSD, access to care is a real challenge for all too many families.

  7. Dorit Reiss on October 22, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    It’s impressive to see the district preparing to apply the law, and also working to improve the access problems. Oakland’s children deserve that every effort would be made to protect them from disease.

  8. Vaccine Information on October 25, 2015 at 11:36 pm

    The most telling information in this article is that there are only 15 K PBE in the entire district, out of over 4000 students in 69 or so schools. Only 10 schools have any PBE at all, 1 or 2 kids, and 1 school had 5 PBE. How in the world is this a problem? Compounding this is the fact that an exemption is required to miss even a single injection of the 16 required for K entry and realizing these kids are mostly partially vaccinated and not wholly susceptible makes this more absurd.
    Mathematically, if the PBE rate is less than 1%, the maximum downward PBE impact on rates cannot exceed the PBE rate, 1%, so any rates below 99% are unrelated to the PBE. Whatever deficiency in rates is due to poor tracking of vaccinated kids, or because 4 of the 16 required injections for K entry are CDC scheduled in a 2 year window from age 4 to 6. They are the 5th DTaP, 4th Polio, 2nd MMR, & 2nd Chicken Pox. CA enrolls children at age 5, in the middle of the window. Any child in a health care practice that uses the latter half of the window will be within medical guidelines, but ” conditional” for reporting. Almost all of the children in the conditional are not unvaccinated but simply missing the boosters, or documentation. The real issue here is not PBE holders but dose timing and the way vaccination is tracked. The milestone should first grade, when all the kids are at least 6 years old and past the final injections administration window.
    Another factor effecting vaccine tracking is that the CDPH ignores any received injections of a child who uses an exemption, and measures them as 100% unvaccinated. Most PBE holders are not the never vaccinated, but the stopped vaccinating. Since the bulk of the schedule is administered before 24 months many PBE holding children have the bulk of the injections required. This could be remedied by using a point system by vaccine injection, instead of all or nothing.
    Here is a thorough examination of policy changes that could greatly improve vaccination tracking in CA.

    • Hailey on October 26, 2015 at 1:46 am

      I guess your statement holds too much truth or too much math for anyone to argue with. This law has nothing to do with protecting the public and all about power.

  9. Joshua Gaddis on October 26, 2015 at 9:46 am

    What’s amazing to me is how so many people are so gullible and naive that they believe that injecting themselves and their children with toxic chemicals will somehow magically protect them from getting sick. Vaccines are nothing but quackery and psuedo-science. These people may as well keep practicing the quack science of “cutting” to release foulness from the body.

    We’re supposed to be long out of the dark ages, but apparently the renaissance never arrived for some.

    Diseases such as polio, measles, whooping cough and others began declining exponentially years before vaccines ever came out and the sharp decline in illness was due to the proliferation of good hygiene. This is a well known documented fact. In fact after vaccines began being administered to people there was a sharp and sudden spike in the numbers of people getting these illnesses. Hmm….go figure.

    Do these poor naive victims of mass mind control think that vaccines have been around since the beginning of time? HELLO! Humans have been living on earth for tens of thousands of years with NO vaccines and no epidemics that hygiene and natural antibiotics didn’t take care of. But now some people want to have the magical thinking that injecting things like mercury, formaldehyde, aluminum, aspartame and lots of other known poisons will somehow keep them from getting sick rather than understand the reality that they actually cause even more health problems than the diseases they don’t protect against. Every single vaccine on the market contains one or more of these deadly toxins. You can find the actual list of ingredients of all the vaccines on the CDC’s own website, Look it up. And everybody knows what toxins like mercury does to your brain.

    Most outbreaks such as the measles one that started at Disneyland was confirmed to have been started by someone who was vaccinated against it.

    The CDC itself admits that they have never guessed the correct strain of flu for the flu shots the following year. In other words all the poor fools that have been getting flu shots every year have gotten shots to protect against strains that never occurred those years. Oh but they still got all that mercury and aluminum injected into their veins though. What did Einstein say the definition of insanity was? Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.

    Independent studies have recently proven conclusively that adults over 30 years of age who take the flu shot more than double their chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease by the age of 60. Other independent studies have proven that taking the flu shot in any year doubles your chance of contracting the flu the following year. Look it up!

    My kids aren’t vaccinated and they don’t get sick even after being around other kids in school who were sick. Most of the kids in my kids school who get sick have been vaccinated. It’s not rocket science to figure this out. I don’t need some cooke telling me his quack theories that I should have needles of death stabbed into my children’s arms when I can see the mountains of real life evidence in front of me clear as day. Like I said, it’s not rocket science.

    The government has no right nor authority to try to force people to take drugs. Vaccines are drugs, manufactured by drug companies. If government decided to make a law that said you are required to make your kids take Percocet or Oxytocin every day because it’s for “the greater good” would you just blindly obey that too?

    The government has already paid out over $5 billion from the VICP (Vaccine Injury Compensation Program) to vaccine victims or their families for the ones the vaccines have killed. The U.S. government set up the VICP years ago due to the large numbers of people injured or killed each year by vaccines. This program was established when the government passed the impunity law that prevented victims from sueing pharmaceutical companies for being injured by their products. That’s right. If your child is injured or killed by a vaccine you can no longer sue the vaccine manufacturer. They get off scott free. You just get financial compensation now from the government’s VICP which is paid for by a portion of every prescription purchased in the U.S. Look it up for yourself.

    No school and no government is going to make me cause serious risk to my kids by injecting them with their qauckpot toxic garbage. If they won’t let my kids attend school, then my kids will be better off not going to their criminal institution.

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