Opponents Of Mandatory Vaccination Law Cleared To Begin Gathering Signatures For Ballot MeasureCalifornia's secretary of state says the proponents of a ballot measure to repeal the state's new mandatory vaccination law can begin collecting signatures for their effort.
Vaccine Law Opponents Vow To Overturn Law With ReferendumFormer assemblyman and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly filed the referendum. If petitioners gather more than 365,000 signatures, the measure will be placed on the November 2016 ballot. Also, the law scheduled to go into effect months before that election would be on hold until after the vote.
Parents Threaten To Leave California Over State's Childhood Vaccination LawDespite studies showing vaccines are safe and the debunking of a study linking autism to vaccinations, Brott says many parents like her are planning on taking their kids out of school or even out of state while others work to repeal it.
What's Next For California's Contentious Vaccine LawGov. Jerry Brown has signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Vaccination Bill Removing Personal Belief ExemptionThe debate over the bill has been heated from the beginning, with concerns fueled by a debunked study linking vaccinations to autism and parents who say the government shouldn’t tell them how to raise their children.
State Legislature Passes Controversial School Vaccination BillCalifornia lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
State Senate Expected To Make Final Vote On Bill Requiring Vaccinations MondayCalifornia lawmakers are considering a measure that will require vaccinations for most children in public schools.
California Vaccine Bill Passes Assembly, Heads Back To Senate Before Governor's DeskEven though the debate is over on the Assembly floor, those who oppose Senate Bill 277 say they will debate and fight this all the way to the governor’s desk.
California Assembly Approves Controversial Vaccine BillCalifornia's Assembly on Thursday approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, clearing one of its last major legislative obstacles before the measure heads to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.
SB277: Next Stop For California Vaccine Bill Is Full Assembly VoteThere was no shortage of opposition or support for SB277, one of the most controversial bills in recent history. The bill would eliminate the personal belief exemption and require California children to be vaccinated to attend school.
California Assembly Committee Passes Controversial Vaccine Bill Amid Emotional DebateThe Assembly Health Committee voted 12-6 in favor of the bill, which came in response to a measles outbreak at Disneyland in December that infected more than 100 people in the U.S. and Mexico.