Website headlines blare ” Forced Vaccines “”Medical Fascism” as though the Red Army has just landed in Sacramento and set up guard towers and dispatched mobile Einsatzgruppen to force crying children into vaccine stations. This is patently ridiculous and erodes national security.
School admission is conditional on vaccination. Conditional admission to a program or facility is not use of “force”. Get it straight, or you are not operating a rational policy zone but rather a conspiracy theory zone.
Despite the contingent of granola-munching BMW Moms in the antivax ranks, a lot of the most incendiary rhetoric seems to be spouted by right wingers.
What do they think we Americans should do if ISIL, AlQueda and their ilk slip across the border some pseudo-immigrants infected with that polio strain now making rounds in those Muslim countries where the mujahadin have beat back the vaccination teams? Will the rock ribbed red blood “true AMericans” swallow the Andrew J Wakefield swill and decline to protect our nation against infectious disease/biowarfare just because Jenn McCarthy made it onto Oprah, and Jim Carey sez???
Where are the Eisenhower Republicans…would Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan just roll over and let biological ornance wipe out the USA?
SB 277 is not “about” the fantasies of natural foods obsessives. It has to do with national preparedbess in an age in which there are malevolent forces about, and lots and lots of dangerous microbes. Think it through…