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Apr 17, 2015

I'm not one of those anti-vaxers, and I do think that the moral thing to do is for everyone to vaccinate. However, I'm not willing to go as far as saying that the Government should have the right to inject something into your body without your consent.

That said, having consequences like not allowing registration for unvaccinated children in public schools seems reasonable.

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That said, having consequences like not allowing registration for unvaccinated children in public schools seems reasonable.

I agree with you in general, but giving the government this sort of coercive leverage, when they already mandate schooling for children, equates to giving the government the authority to inject you with whatever it wants, or it will attack you via financial channels, such as forcing a parents to pay for private schooling or keeping one parent out of the labor market in order to home-school.

If anything, I'd say that the percentage of unvaccinated children, without identifying them publicly, attending a school should be made available to parents so that they can assess the risks themselves.

The anti-vaxers are acting stupidly, but we've seen bureaucrats and politicians act with at least the same level of stupidity and malice in the past.

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That said, having consequences like not allowing registration for unvaccinated children in public schools seems reasonable.

I had never considered this. If that's the way we move forward, I think I can support that.

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