Letter to editor mandating vaccine
According to the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons statement of Patients Freedoms adopted in 1990, Patients have the freedom ...
to refuse medical treatment even if it is recommended by their physician and to be informed about their medical condition, the risks and benefits of treatment, and appropriate alternatives.
So in 1979, “moral exemptions” and “religious exemptions” were built into the original “school immunization” law in Vermont.
opposes legislation in the state to do away with personal belief exemptions for mandated childhood vaccines.