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How to Get an Exemption From State Vaccine Requirements

If you are among the many parents nationwide who object to being forced by the government to vaccinate your kids and are finding it more and more difficult to get an “exemption,” here is a way that may help you to more easily get around the mandate.

All 50 states have legislation requiring specified vaccines for students. Although exemptions vary from state to state, all school immunization laws grant exemptions to children for medical reasons. There are 45 states and Washington D.C. that grant religious exemptions for people who have religious objections to immunizations. Currently, 15 states allow philosophical exemptions for those who object to immunizations because of personal, moral or other beliefs.

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However, many parents are finding “personal” exemptions more difficult to obtain, even in the states that allow them, and some states have banned personal exemptions entirely. If you are finding that to be the case in your area, a new study has found that, when parents can no longer get a “personal belief” exemption from childhood vaccinations, they may get around it by asking for religious exemptions for their kids.

The study found that after Vermont banned personal-belief exemptions, the number of kindergartners with religious exemptions from vaccination suddenly shot up — from 0.5% to nearly 4%.

With old childhood diseases like measles and mumps making a comeback in recent years, a number of U.S. states have tightened up their laws on vaccine exemptions. Several states that used to allow kids to skip vaccines due to parents’ “personal beliefs” no longer do.

Vermont is one, having eliminated its personal-belief exemption in 2016. However despite what you may hear from the “pro-vaccination” crowd, there is little or no evidence that parents “opting out” of vaccinations, are in any way responsible for the increase in the prevalence of those diseases.

In most cases of increased outbreaks of measles, for example, the cause was due to an influx of unvaccinated immigrants into the areas of the outbreaks, and not due to parents whose religious or personal beliefs kept them from having their kids vaccinated.

Do you think the Government has the right to mandate vaccines, and to totally eliminate “non-medical exemptions, as they have done is a few states like New York and California?

 

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