philosophical exemption http://wamc.org en VT Debates Letting Parents Say No to Vaccines http://wamc.org/post/vt-debates-letting-parents-say-no-vaccines <p>Vermont is embroiled in a debate over ending the philosophical&nbsp;exemption that allows parents to have their kids skip childhood immunizations required for attending school.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...</p><p>The state Senate voted 25-4 recently to end the exemption, while the House has voted 93-36 to preserve it.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:32:05 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37369 at http://wamc.org VT Debates Letting Parents Say No to Vaccines VT Governor Wants to Keep Vaccination Opt-Out http://wamc.org/post/vt-governor-wants-keep-vaccination-opt-out <p>Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has reversed a position pushed by his administration earlier this year and has come out in favor of continuing to allow parents to opt out of having their kids vaccinated for philosophical reasons.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:15:00 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37126 at http://wamc.org VT Governor Wants to Keep Vaccination Opt-Out