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Lynn Morris sponsors bill to bar vaccination discrimination

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Rep. Lynn Morris, R-Nixa, introduced a bill in the Missouri House to ban discrimination against unvaccinated children.

The bill would prohibit daycares, doctors' offices and public schools from turning away children if they are not vaccinated. Missouri law allows children not to be vaccinated for religious and medical reasons.

Morris says parents are being bullied to vaccinate their children.

Read more from The Associated Press.


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Morris has obviously never seen an infant die because of Pertussis! We need the so called "herd immunity" to protect us from diseases like measles, pertussis, polio. Why does Morris think it is ok for someone to cause my family to be ill? Newborns cannot receive many of the immunizations needed to protect them. Many people in their 60's and 70's are being encouraged to repeat their Tdap, to prevent passing on Whooping cough, since our vaccinations may no longer be effective. I certainly don't want to pass it on to a grandchild. Its not like the 50's and 60's when children were mandated to line up and receive the polio vaccine in assembly line fashion.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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