Banning school mandates for COVID-19 vaccines to get a floor vote in Louisiana

(The Center Square) – Prohibiting requirements of a COVID-19 vaccine in all Louisiana schools, public or private, will get a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives. Legislation… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
DC students banned from class if not up to date on vaccines

Public schools in Washington, D.C. are banning students from attending class if they aren’t up to date on their vaccines – and parents aren’t happy about it. “I had to… Read More

December 11, 2023
Religious vaccine exemption vetoed in Arizona

(The Center Square) – Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill that would have broadened an employee’s ability to claim a religious vaccine exemption at businesses and take action against employers… Read More

April 4, 2023
Wisconsin meningitis vaccine mandate scuttled, Sen. Nass says parents keep power to decide

(The Center Square) – As expected, Wisconsin lawmakers blocked a new meningitis vaccine requirement and ended the emergency power the state’s public health department had over the chickenpox. The Joint Committee… Read More

March 10, 2023
‘Follow the scientists,’ Pritzker dodges decision on COVID-19 vaccine mandate for school kids, defers to legislature

(The Center Square) – Incumbent Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he plans to let lawmakers decide if the state should require students to get a COVID-19 vaccine to go to school. Read More

October 28, 2022
Public Education
Oklahoma will not add COVID-19 vaccine requirement for schools

(The Center Square) – Oklahoma will not add the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of shots required for children before they attend school, state officials said Thursday. The Oklahoma Legislature… Read More

October 21, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Oregon school board fires unvaccinated teachers amid teacher shortage

(Daily Caller) – An Oregon school board terminated the employment of three unvaccinated teachers on Tuesday amid a statewide teacher shortage. Bend-La Pine School Board in Bend, Oregon, … Read More

October 6, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Coalition of lawmakers to D.C. mayor: End ‘unreasonable and destructive’ vaccine mandate for kids

(The Center Square) – A coalition of leading Republicans sent a letter to Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Thursday calling for an end to end the district’s “unreasonable and… Read More

August 18, 2022
Public Education
Louisiana House passes bill to require schools to inform parents about immunization exemptions

(The Center Square) – A bill to require Louisiana schools to inform students and parents about exemptions from school immunizations cleared the House this week. “House Bill… Read More

May 9, 2022
‘God-given rights’ are on the line: St. Louis mom unites thousands to fight for medical freedom

When Jennifer Barker took her infant daughter to the doctor for routine vaccinations, she never dreamed it’d be an event that would change both of their lives. Read More

May 4, 2022
Reeves signs bill outlawing Mississippi COVID-19 vaccine mandates, passports

(The Center Square) – Mississippi residents who are not vaccinated will not be discriminated against under a new law, Gov. Tate Reeves said. The governor announced he… Read More

April 26, 2022
Public Education
Games schools play: Is the government bribing kids to get vaccinated?

Kids will do just about anything for a sticker. But the very qualities that make children eager for a reward are being exploited by the government… Read More

March 15, 2022
Public Education
California bill would mandate COVID-19 vaccine for K-12 schools, ban personal exemptions

(Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square) – All medically-eligible California students would be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine to attend in-person learning without the option for a personal belief… Read More

January 25, 2022
Justices will hear arguments on Jan. 7 in challenges to Biden vaccine policies

With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, the Supreme Court fast-tracked two disputes over the Biden administration’s efforts to expand vaccinations. In an unusual move, the justices announced on Wednesday… Read More

December 29, 2021