Children should not be vaccinated by any health care provider for any reason without the voluntary, informed consent of their parents. Period. HB 212, by Rep. Toni Rose ((D), D-110, Dallas) circumvents federal and state parental rights and consumer protection laws by allowing a minor child 14 years of age and older in the Texas Juvenile Justice System to consent to vaccination on their own without their parent.
It also allows for a health care provider to consent to vaccination for the child if a parent has previously consented to any medical treatment not specific to vaccination. Unless the health care provider has “actual knowledge” that a parent has refused to give consent for a particular vaccine in the past, the doctor only has to make a “reasonable” attempt to contact the parent before he or she can shift the decision making to a minor child and themselves.
The bill also puts the responsibility on the minor child to reveal personal and family vaccine reaction and medical history to the vaccine administrator while protecting the vaccine administrator from liability for any harm caused by vaccinating a child without parental consent.
Big Victory for those who wish to have final choice on care and well being of their children.
we petition the obama administration to:
PROHIBIT ANY LAWS MANDATING THE FORCE AND REQUIREMENT OF VACCINATIONS OF ANY KIND.
No human being should be FORCED to be vaccinated against their will and/or personal/religious beliefs. I petition against making vaccinations of any kind mandatory. This includes forcing children to be vaccinated to attend public schools, activities, and daycare centers. This also includes adults working in the public or private sector.
Signatures needed by March 06, 2015 to reach goal of 100,000
Total signatures on this petition
Health Impact News Editor Comments
When one looks at the current FIVE new bills being proposed in Illinois to mandate and increase vaccinations for children, one has to wonder who is really profiting from these proposed new laws??
If you live in Illinois, do you believe that you need a new law in your state to protect DENTISTS from any liability due to injuries resulting from vaccines when they give them away FREE in public clinics? From the National Vaccine Information Center:
SB 751 is scheduled for a hearing in the Judiciary Committee on 3/3/2015.
http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/hearing.asp?CommitteeID=1598 – hearing information
SB 751 was introduced on 2/3/2015 and referred to assignments. The bill is sponsored by Senator Michael Hastings.
The bill provides that a dentist who administers vaccinations at a public health clinic without charge to the patient or the receipt of a fee or compensation from that clinic, shall not be liable for civil damages as a result of his or her acts or omissions in providing vaccinations, except for willful or wanton misconduct.
Nothing in the law requires a dentist to assess the medical history of the person being vaccinated, to provide Vaccine Information Statements, to explain risks of the vaccines and how to identify an adverse reaction or how to file a claim with VAERS.
Why should dentists be administering vaccines to begin with? Who really profits from this bill?
The hearing is TOMORROW March 3rd. Please go to the National Vaccine Information Center Portal, register, and then click on the details for this bill and contact the bill sponsors and your own representative.
Here is a list of the other current proposed bills to increase market distribution of vaccines in Illinois:
SB 1410, Bill to Severely Restrict Religious Exemptions to Vaccination
SB 1410 was introduced on 2/20/2015. The bill is sponsored by Senator John G. Mulroe. This bill would severely restrict the current religious exemption to vaccination for school children in Illinois.
The bill would require the Department of Health to create an objection form. That form would have to be signed by a religious official attesting to a bona fide religious objection whose signature must be notarized. The bill also requires the State Board of Education to publish the exemption information on its Internet website.
According to an article in the Daily Herald by Erin Hagerty, Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno also filed legislation to further the discussion on who is required to receive vaccinations.
“Sen. Radogno’s goals are similar to Mulroe’s,” said Radogno spokeswoman Patty Schuh. “We need to tighten the rules and laws that govern the vaccination process.” http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150220/news/150229827/
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=1410&GAID=13&GA=99&DocTypeID=SB&LegID=87977&SessionID=88 – text, status and history for SB 1410
HR 184, Resolution to encourage vaccines for children, adolescents, and adults
HR 184 is a resolution, so if passed it does not have any force of law. Resolutions are used to make a statement and have a discussion on an issue. This resolution encourages the continued use of vaccines for children, adolescents, and adults to ensure the safety and health of the citizens of IL.
The resolution presents an opportunity to educate the sponsor, Rep. Bellock, and other legislators.
http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?MemberID=2074 – Rep. Bellock contact information.
– text of HR 184
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=0184&GAID=13&DocTypeID=HR&LegID=&SessionID=88&SpecSess=&Session=&GA=99 – status and history for HR 184
SB 1776 Changes the wording of the religious exemption to vaccination
Sb 1776 is sponsored by Senator Christine Radogno.
SB 1776 changes the wording of the current religious exemption from ” on religious grounds” to “grounds that the examinations or immunizations conflict with their religious tenants or practices”.
– text for SB 1776
“We need to tighten the rules and laws that govern the vaccination process.” Quote in news article by Senator Radogno in news article http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150220/news/150229827/
HJ26, HR 144 Resolution to encourage higher rates of vaccinations
HD 26 and HR 144 are both resolutions sponsored by Representative Michael J. Zalewski. Resolutions do not enact or change laws. However, these resolutions are asking the Illinois Department of Public Health to promulgate administrative rules pursuant to the requirement for health examinations and immunizations within the School Code and to expedite this process in order to have such rules in place for the 2015-16 school year.
These resolutions are very one-sided concerning measles and measles vaccine safety and efficacy.
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?GAID=13&GA=99&DocNum=144&DocTypeID=HR&SessionID=88– status and history for HR 144
– text for House Joint Resolution 26
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?GAID=13&GA=99&DocNum=26&DocTypeID=HJR&SessionID=88 – status and history for HJR 26
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Saying NO To Vaccines
By Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
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