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Bill to stiffen California’s vaccine law must first get past single-issue voters
Los Angeles Times

Some bills are just more trouble than they’re worth for nervous legislators who must worry about voter support.

One such bill is a current measure to tighten the requirement that children be vaccinated against contagious diseases — like measles — before being admitted to school for the first time.

Kids can be excused from that edict for medical reasons, such as having a weak immune system caused by leukemia.