Bi-Partisan Battle Over Parental Rights and Health Care for Kids

Protest over possible legislation over vaccination requirements in Sacramento, CA
3:00 | 09/29/12

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In the last ditch effort to sway Governor Brown concerned parents rallied at the capitol urging him to -- -- bill. Requiring parents to get a medical professional signature on a form in order to opt out of getting their children vaccinated. Mothers told stories of how they believe they -- kids suffered major health problems after getting vaccinated. Sorry that this bill takes away our right she is what we deem -- best for our children. I didn't know that. -- -- -- -- -- The group enlisted the help of actor comedian Rob Schneider a Democrat who joins Republican lawmakers and opposing the bill. The state has no authority to restrict or eliminate -- parent's right to accept their child from one or more vaccines or from any medical procedure this bill overstepped the authority to state and have instant credibility Dr. dean lumber -- of the country's leading experts in pediatric infections says. It's not compete with the celebrity with a message but the reality is vaccines are effective. And to any children are not getting them because it's too easy for parents in California to fill out the personal belief exemption. Forms -- unionizing and now we can prevent those deaths. So think there's a lot of misinformation out there doctor Bloomberg also points out people can still opt out of getting their kids vaccinated. The proposal only requires parents to be counseled. On the benefits of shots right now the parents sign a form on their own. And what this bill aims to do -- the parents -- the form and their health care provider signs the form also.

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