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Rob Schneider: We Must Protect Our Vaccination Informed Consent Rights


Only 2.5% of children attending kindergarten in California had a personal belief exemption on file but those children will be blocked from getting a school education starting in the fall.

The most basic of all human rights is the ability to have control over your own body and be able to exercise informed consent when making medical decisions that can harm you or your child.

There is a concerted effort by the pharmaceutical industry, medical trade groups and their lobbyists and our paid elected representatives in state and federal government to persuade legislators to abolish rights that individuals and parents have in making informed choices about what is best for their health and their children’s health.

In 1986, Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act and declared that government licensed and recommended vaccines are “unavoidably unsafe.” In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court said the same thing when they shielded vaccine manufacturers from vaccine injury lawsuits: vaccines are “unavoidably unsafe.” Their words.

All pharmaceutical products, like prescription drugs and vaccines, carry a risk of permanent injury or death. No drug or vaccine is 100% safe or effective 100% of the time. It is also true that, as individuals, we do not all respond the same way to drugs and vaccines.

When there is a risk of permanent injury or death from any drug or vaccine, we must have a choice. If choice is taken away and people are forced to use any drug or vaccine licensed and mandated by our government, then we are no longer a free people but live in state sponsored medical tyranny.

There is also a problem with vaccine failures and waning vaccine immunity. Public health officials, medical trade groups and pharmaceutical companies admit that vaccine immunity is only temporary and sometimes they give no protection at all. In other words, vaccines don’t always work! In the case of the pertussis vaccine, whooping cough outbreaks often occur in individuals who are completely up to date with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) schedule of recommended shots.

Over THREE BILLION DOLLARS has been paid out to vaccine injured children and adults by the federal vaccine injury compensation program (VICP) under the 1986 Vaccine Injury Act. Because so few parents know about deadlines for filing vaccine injury claims in the VICP, most vaccine injured children never get their day in “Vaccine Court” and, even when they do, the government rejects compensation for two out of three vaccine injury claims.

The fact that Congress and the Supreme Court have given pharmaceutical companies and doctors COMPLETE IMMUNITY from product liability and personal injury lawsuits is a big red flag for parents being pressured to give their children dozens of doses of “unavoidably unsafe” vaccines. Parents look around and see so many chronically ill children in America, even though most children have gotten the CDC recommended 49 doses of 14 vaccines before age six. That is twice as many vaccinations as children got in the early 1980’s and three times as many vaccinations as children get in Europe.

While our children today have gotten more vaccines than any other generation before them, there has been an explosion in the numbers of chronically ill children in the U.S. Over 50% (actually 54%) of our nation’s children now live with these chronic diseases in numbers that were unheard of just a few short decades ago: ADHD and learning disabilities, peanut allergies, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, childhood diabetes and obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, and children who suffer brain swelling (encephalitis) and seizures and are diagnosed with autism.

Instead of having a real discussion about why the most precious members of our society are suffering from this new onslaught of chronic illnesses and brain injuries, anyone who raises questions about vaccine safety and dares question the (paid) medical and pharmaceutical industrial complex is labeled and ridiculed as an “Anti-Science Anti-Vaxxer.”

The media fueled hysteria over the reporting of measles cases at Disneyland last year, when only 189 children and adults in a country with over 320 million people got measles, was used as an excuse to hammer through legislation in California that removed the personal belief vaccine exemption, including for religious and conscientious beliefs. Only 2.5% of children attending kindergarten in California had a personal belief exemption on file but those children will be blocked from getting a school education starting in the fall.

Now there is a concerted effort by public health officials to mandate vaccines for adults, too. Health care workers are being fired if they don’t get an annual flu shot, which CDC admits is a vaccine that doesn’t work half the time!

With hundreds of new vaccines being developed by industry and government, it is very important that we protect our legal right to exercise informed consent to vaccination for ourselves and our children because our civil rights also are being threatened if vaccination is tied to our ability to get an education, a job or medical care.

19 Responses to Rob Schneider: We Must Protect Our Vaccination Informed Consent Rights

  1. John Vermeulen Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 9:11 am

    Despite the claims of Medical Professionals selling vaccination(s) as being “Safe” clearly others who are quite knowledgeable have found Vaccinations “Unavoidably Unsafe” . Clearly there is a failure of the doctrine of their “Standard of Care” when they mislead their patients and the public. Clearly one size does not fit all and that is especially true when it comes to vaccinations. People should be informed of all risks and benefits prior to any medical treatment. Clearly its not the legal profession to blame, but those in Medical Practice who fail to inform the public prior selling them on the “latest and greatest” the Vaccination Industry has to offer, irrespective of the dangers involved to ones health or that of their children. These are actions which bring discredit upon the Medical Profession.

  2. Maria Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 9:20 am

    Why is lobbying allowed?? It should be illegal as it’s essentially legalized bribery. Without lobbying SB277 and many other bills would not have been passed and authorities would listen to the people’s interests instead of the interests of big Pharma.

    • David Weiner Reply

      July 8, 2016 at 10:52 am

      Well, those political campaigns don’t pay for themselves.

      Perhaps a better question would be: why do we tolerate the type of coercive, monopolistic government that we do, which can take our money without or permission and pretty much do with it as it pleases?

  3. Marcia Kirschbaum Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 10:00 am

    There is no way in hell I will EVER conform to mandatory vaccinations for myself or my family. The big pharma corruption has gone way too far at this point.

    • Tara Murray Reply

      July 7, 2016 at 7:55 pm

      I don’t care what you do with your kid, just keep yours away from mine and at home.

      • David Weiner Reply

        July 8, 2016 at 10:54 am


        What makes you think that you have the right to tell Marcia what she should or should not do with her children?

      • Paul Milazzo Reply

        July 8, 2016 at 11:28 am

        You are totally brainwashed and ignorant. Did you not read that the Feds have paid out over 3 Billion to the parents of crippled and dead children—these horrible injuries and deaths proven beyond any doubt to be caused by totally “safe” vaccines. My own nephew`s Life was totally destroyed by a vaccine 30 years ago. You are just very lucky it did not happen to your own child—so stop spouting nonsense you mind numbed fool.

  4. Shawna Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 10:04 am

    Thank you for this article. Sadly, SB277 was passed in California despite protest, and the efforts to repeal it were sabotaged. When the repeal failed, pro-vaxxers were very cruel about it and still missed the point.

    The point is laws like SB277 affect pro-vaxxers, too. If they are OK with some vaccines, but not all of them, the wording of SB277 takes away the right to reject any vaccines. So if a person is not in favor of flu shots, too bad, should the government deem it mandatory down the line, everyone has to get flu shots.

    I will have to homeschool my daughter in a few years. I’m looking forward to it, really, because I’m against what our public schools have become. The problem is she loves being at school with her friends. She will not be vaccinated.

    The only time she sees a doctor is when she is sick—which is hardly ever—because I know they cannot vaccinate her against my will if she is sick. It shouldn’t have to be that way.

    • Sheila Reply

      August 1, 2016 at 5:59 pm

      Actually, starting in the early 2000’s, doctors have been encouraged to give routine vaccinations to sick or injured children, to catch them up. I’ve read in peds articles that it helps train the parents. We were to start doing that in the ERs.

      This was a sea change from the previous practice of only vaccinating when they were well. It doesn’t make any sense to me!

  5. Dawn Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 12:24 pm

    This is a giant corrupt circle of power and wealth.
    1) Big Pharma makes toxic cocktail vaccines
    2) Pays legislators off to pass these mandatory bills of injecting our kids/adults
    3) Pays doctors with incentives of giving vaccines
    4) Hospitals now by law if they don’t meet having employees at 90% vaccinated will not get federal funding so they MUST force vaccines or fire employees
    5) In turn the govt protects Big Pharma by protecting them from lawsuits.

    Sick people are BIG business as they become reliant on big pharma for meds the rest of their life, or medical lifetime treatment from doctors and hospitals. Vaccine lethality falls right into this. If you don’t immediately have some sort of reaction you may pay the price years down the road.

    Doctors are only required to pass out those garbage VIS (vaccine information sheets) by state/federal law and NOT the real vaccine inserts that describes all the real side effects and ingredients to the vaccine you/your child is actually getting. So TRUE INFORMED CONSENT is not really acquired because you are not given the real documents to read!!!

    I just can’t believe that we can’t as citizens just say NO. But that it will take something or someone with more money and power to fight Big Pharma and preserve our god given rights of consent over our own bodies and those of our kids.

  6. Dawn Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 12:40 pm

    There is no doubt in my mind that this govt will follow suit from other countries that if you get any type of federal money (WIC, Welfare, SSI, Medicaid, VA pension) that you will be forced to get whatever vaccine the tell you too or you will not be getting that check/assistance.

    This is why EHR (electronic health records) are established. And every state has some sort of electronic vaccine record. In Florida, if you are born in FL, you automatically were created a shot record and the state has full access to it as well as any medical doctors office, health dept etc. You actually have to fill out a form to opt out!!
    Bill S 1203 wants to mandate every vaccine to every veteran using the VA hospital or clinic. Of course, mostly retirees use the VA. As we know military have been historically used as guinea pigs and they want to continue to force them even in retirement!!

    I got this little gem in my email yesterday. Our govt needs 1 million volunteers by 2020 to do a biological research study on your genes. You supply your blood, urine, health HX and they will test it all, supposedly to research disease. Not a doubt in my mind this will be used against us in some way, jack up health ins rates if you are found to be predisposed to cancer, who knows what else, but it CANT be good. https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-awards-55-million-build-million-person-precision-medicine-study

  7. TeeJae Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 1:33 pm

    Thank you, Rob, for speaking out. We need more people like you to use your positions in the limelight to sound the alarm and wake people up to both the dangers and injustice.

  8. Bobbie Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 2:06 pm

    My granddaughter was to start kindergarten this fall, but she will not be going because her mother believes the risks of vaccinations are too great. So my grandchildren will be denied the right to a public education in California. :-(

    As you say:
    The MOST BASIC OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS is the ability to have control over your own body and be able to exercise informed consent when making medical decisions that can harm you or your child.

    Those rights have been taken away in California.

  9. Sick of the lies Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 6:39 pm

    I saw yesterday that SB277, which was to go into effect on July 1st, has a temporary injunction against it, so the implementation has, for now, been delayed. This happened on July 1st, while the producer of VAXXED and other protesters, were outside demanding that the media, doctors & politicians wake up and start being honest about what’s really going on. The fact that they are not saying anything, is damaging everyone, especially children. It was recorded and is on YouTube:


    They are creating a generation of damaged kids, and should all be held accountable and put in prison for their crimes. People are put in prison all the time for bribery. Lobbying is bribery, plain and simple, and the results are causing damage that is being felt by everyone!!

    • Donna Reply

      July 8, 2016 at 8:55 am

      I saw that protest by Del Bigtree and I want to see Vaxxed. The increased numbers of vaccines “required” by children is INSANE. Andrew Moulton did a lecture on his theory of what was happening to kids AND adults getting vaccines – the aluminum in the vaccines were causing strokes. Unfortunately Dr. Moulton is no longer with us, but his lectures on his study of what he studied were strokes. We have a granddaughter we do not intend to vaccinated. It is wrong to mandate it. Very wrong.
      Thank you for this site.

    • David Weiner Reply

      July 8, 2016 at 10:58 am

      A lawsuit has been filed SEEKING a temporary injunction against SB 277. As far as I know, this has not yet been ruled on.

  10. Sick of the lies Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    Sorry, it looks like my comment is posting twice for some reason. Not trying to have it read more than once.

  11. L. Nelson Reply

    July 7, 2016 at 8:16 pm

    Thanks, Rob Schneider for speaking out.

    Besides being allowed philosophical and/or religious exemption from vaccines, I think we should also be allowed vaccine exemptions for both scientific and political objections.

    Politically, it is unconscionable to mandate any medical treatment or procedure that is deemed “unavoidably unsafe” without ensuring that those injured by the treatment or procedure will be provided with free healthcare and payment for expenses incurred in connection with the injury for as long as the injured party continues to suffer from that injury. And politically, the people subjected to the mandate, with no recourse to refuse, should NOT be the ones to foot the bill for vaccine injuries. Put that burden back on the people who issue mandates, the people who make the product, the people who distribute the product and the people who administer the product and the mandates might evaporate.

    Real science has been drowned in the deluge of propaganda to con the population into believing that they need every vaccine recommended and that anyone who believes otherwise is a murderer at large. Many scientists question vaccine mandates and they give sound support for their ideas, but this information is censored by “whatever means necessary,” including character assassination, disinformation, ommission, public ridicule, and screeching emotional attacks in print, online, and wherever vaccine advocates can find an audience.

    When the CDC says in print that the flu vaccine is not even 50% effective (FluMist being a whopping 3 % effective) and government compensation to hospitals is dependent on 90% of hospital personnel getting a flu shot, there are sound political AND scientific reasons to object.

    The religious objections and the “philosophical” objections are weak; the “personal belief” objection is almost as weak. Pro-vaxxers are going to call those objections “selfish” and holler, “You can’t always get what you want!” The political and scientific objections have some teeth and they seldom, if ever, get attention. Probably because they have merit and might be the key to rolling back mandated vaccines.

    Rob Schneider and others who have noted that 189 people out of 320 million getting the measles have a very good point: that is a pathetically SMALL outbreak and not a viable argument for eliminating exemptions for people who want to opt out of vaccinations. Over 30,000 people commit suicide every year. So should we mandate antidepressants for the entire population to protect against suicide? It seems to be a far larger problem than measles.

    Continue to resist. You are not alone and you are not wrong.

  12. David Weiner Reply

    July 8, 2016 at 11:00 am

    Kudos to Rob Schneider, who has shown courage and intelligence in facing this tyranny.

    We should not need to beg our masters for exemptions from an unjust law (the mandates themselves). The mandates need to be abolished.

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