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Vaccine exemption bill temporarily stalls in California Senate Education Committee
Contra Costa Times

A controversial bill to require vaccinations for all California school children ran into trouble Wednesday, when its author delayed a key Senate committee vote after enraged parents opposed to the legislation demanded lawmakers answer a central question: Don’t all kids — whether they are vaccinated or not — have a right to a public education?

With bill co-author Sen. Richard Pan facing similar questions from fellow committee members, the Sacramento Democrat put the brakes on a scheduled vote in the Senate Education Committee, promising to return with answers in a week for another hearing.

 

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