OPPOSE LRB-0312/1: Eliminating personal conviction exemption from immunizations

There is currently a proposal being circulated in the WI state legislature that would take away the rights of parents to refuse vaccines based on personal convictions. It has support from both Democrats and Republicans. Legislators are asking other legislators to sign onto this proposal before it becomes a bill. The more support it has the faster it will move through the legislature.

Everyone wants to turn this into a debate about vaccines (which it’s not…make your own decision on vaccination).  HOWEVER…this is a wolf in sheep’s clothing

This is 100% a parental rights issue.

WHY???

1. Parents should have the rights to choose the best care for their children without having the government forcibly take over. This bill sets the precedent that the GOVERNMENT now gets control over the heath of your child.

2. Some would say…”They are still keeping the religious exemption so what’s the big deal?” This is another distraction from what is actually happening. The GOVERNMENT is setting the precedent that it gets to control the heath of your child against your will.

3. Setting this precedent is not small issue. It will only grow.  Lawmakers will be opening the door to change other laws.  Maybe in the future they will determine how you school your child. What must be taught to your child. Where you child has to go to school. Other healthcare choices for your child, especially if they aren’t deemed viable, or useful to society. (Look to other countries in Europe who already have taken away parents rights on all of the above issues)

Contact your state Assembly person and State Senator immediately!  Tell them you are staunchly opposed to LRB-0312/1: Eliminating personal conviction exemption from immunizations.  This bill is authored by Representatives Hintz, Vorpagel, Kolste, Brostoff, Myers and Riemer and Sen. Carpenter.   

Type in your home address to find the contact info for your legislators here: http://legis.wisconsin.gov/  Contacting them directly is the best option but you can also use the Legislative Hotline at: 1-800-362-9472

SPREAD THE WORD: TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY!!! WE NEED EVERYONE TO HELP ON THIS!