2/19/15 Vaccinations

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The topic of vaccinations has been in the news lately.  It’s been about those who favor vaccinations versus those who hold religious objections including some Christian Scientists, Amish, and Mennonites.  As well as those who believe vaccinations may contribute to childhood afflictions such as autism.

Some families concerned about possible heath risks are refusing to have their youngsters vaccinated.

Add to this the viewpoint of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons.  The group addresses the benefits and drawbacks of some vaccinations.  The association notes it’s not opposed to vaccinations but it does oppose “blanket vaccine mandates that violate parental informed consent.”

This issue has created a stir with some people who insist all children be vaccinated.  Even forcibly.  Against the parents’ wishes.

One can appreciate their argument about public health and safety.

The disconnect is those who argue for forced childhood vaccinations often fall silent when it comes to the millions of illegal aliens who come into this country without any vaccinations.

The Centers for Disease Control list 14 vaccinations that are required for entry into the U.S.  These include measles, mumps, polio and Hepatitis A and B.

I’€™ve yet to come across any reports of illegal aliens that are detained that have been forcibly vaccinated before they’€™re released back onto the streets.

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