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— William Wilberforce

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Are Doctors Being Trained to Manipulate Patients About Vaccines?

Are Doctors Being Trained to Manipulate Patients About Vaccines?

The number of parents questioning the safety of vaccines, the ingredients used, and the expanding 70-dose CDC schedule is growing, and medical organizations are trying to understand why. Numerous studies have been conducted to learn the reasons more parents are selectively refusing vaccines and what tactics may…

Why Mandatory Vaccination Laws Won’t Work

Why Mandatory Vaccination Laws Won’t Work

It seems like mandating vaccines for all children in schools would have an obvious outcome of eliminating vaccine preventable diseases. It seems as if denying families vaccine exemptions would keep these diseases from infecting students or others in the community. It seems as if these types of laws are actually necessary to keep kids safe. But what if you…

OB/GYN Group Says Pregnant Women Have Right to Refuse Doctor Recommendations

Earlier this month, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ (ACOG) Committee on Ethics issued an opinion paper on “Refusal of Medically Recommended Treatment During Pregnancy.” The document laid out a series of nine recommendations for what doctors should do when pregnant women refuse medical treatments indicated by their obstetrician–gynecologists…

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