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February 17, 2015

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To get vaccinated or not should be matter of personal choice. Not another government law regulating how we should medicate ourselves.

There may be consequences either way. Personally, I'll take my chances and avoid them like I have done with the flu vaccine since its inceptions years ago. I'd rather avoid repeated doses of mercury and other toxins. Replace the toxins, then I'll reconsider.

Childhood illnesses were one of God's creations. We do our best to provide a good environment so our children will be healthy. If they get sick, it is wonderful to have medical treatments, and if a child dies, he died a natural death. If, on the other hand, we vaccinate a healthy child knowing that there is a risk however small and that child dies, we are guilty of murder. God did not make a mistake when he created us or disease. We make a mistake when we try to play God.

B Gregory, it sounds like you are saying that if there is a medical reason not to immunize a child, the child shouldn't be vaccinated. I agree.

But this is pretty rare.

So absent a medical reason not to immunize, no parent "knows" (as you said in your comment) that a vaccination would be harmful. They are just guessing, based on a very small probability that the vaccine would be harmful, and a very large probability that the vaccine would be beneficial to the child.

A good analogy is child car seats and safety belts (for older children). They save many lives. But very rarely, a parent could read in the newspaper about a child being trapped in a burning car because of a car seat or safety belt.

This would be a very bad reason not to use a car seat or safety belt, because many, many more lives are saved by them than are lost by them. This is why they are mandatory for parents to use, not voluntary.

Same applies to vaccinations.

The evidence shows that they are safe and effective for the vast majority of children, and bring many more benefits than harms. So every parent should vaccinate their children, unless there is a medical reason not to do so.

Childhood illnesses were one of God's creations.

Yes, God is very confused. He loves you, but He desperately needs your praise and devotion because He's very insecure...and vindictive, so watch out because...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvLKF403u-4

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