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Military Exemption Allowed

Military Backs Down: Grants Religious Exemption May 12, 2008 (Washington, DC)  In a surprise move by military officials, Officer Joseph J. Healy received official notification on May 9th that they would reverse their previous decision denying him a religious exemption from the Hepatitis-A vaccine.  Healy, a Lieutenant Commander in the Coast Guard and a devout

Washington DC officials threaten to jail parents for refusing immunizations

BBC News:  Thursday, 14, February, 2002, 18:44 GMT Jail Threat for Refusing MMR Vaccine Washington, DC  A US city has introduced an initiative to force parents to vaccinate their children with the controversial MMR vaccine or go to jail. Children in Washington DC who have not been vaccinated are barred from attending school, while their