Health Care Worker in Orange County, California Dies Four Days After Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

Health Care Worker in Orange County, California Dies Four Days After Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

A 60-year-old health care worker died on Jan. 9, 2021 in Orange, California just four days after having received the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 vaccine for COVID-19. Tim Zook, who worked as a X-ray technician, began complaining of abdominal pain and trouble breathing about two and a half hours after […]

California Health Care Worker Dies Three Hours After Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

California Health Care Worker Dies Three Hours After Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

A 64-year-old man from Placer County, California died on Jan. 21, 2021 approximately three hours after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. It was unclear whether the man, a health care worker at a senior living facility, had been given the Pfizer/BioNTech’s BNT162b2 vaccine or Moderna’s mRNA-1273 vaccine. The only two experimental COVID-19 vaccines that have been […]

Will California Make the COVID Vaccine Mandatory at Schools?

There are five vaccines that kids in California have to get to go to school, and a lot of people are wondering if the eventual COVID-19 vaccine will be added to that list. … On its website, the California Department of Public Health seems to suggest that a COVID vaccine could become mandatory at any […]

Stanford Study Suggests COVID-19 Mortality Rate Similar to Flu

Stanford Study Suggests COVID-19 Mortality Rate Similar to Flu

A new study by researchers associated with Stanford University Medical School has concluded, based on a sample of Santa Clara County, California residents, that the number of people infected with SARS-CoV-2, is 50-to 80-fold more than the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.1 The researchers tested a sample of 3,330 residents of the county on Apr. […]

2020: Both Sides All In, As Vaccine Legislation Revs Up

2020: Both Sides All In, As Vaccine Legislation Revs Up

There were a record 221 vaccine-related pieces of legislation introduced across 40 states (plus Washington, DC) in 2019. Some battles were won, some were lost, while other battles loom in the near future. 2020 is likely to be a crucial year in the U.S. for medical choice, parental consent, religious freedom, open debate, and Constitutionally-guaranteed […]

Government Should Get Out of Exam Rooms When Ordering Vaccines

Government Should Get Out of Exam Rooms When Ordering Vaccines

Opinion | The nation has averted a so-called “public health crisis,” but that hasn’t stopped lawmakers from playing doctor. Propelled by the measles crisis, states are enacting laws limiting the personal and religious exemptions parents can claim from vaccine mandates. California has gone one step further, empowering a bureaucracy to review all medical exemptions to vaccine mandates, placing […]

California Special Ed Spending Up 20 Percent to $13 Billion

California Special Ed Spending Up 20 Percent to $13 Billion

California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office  (LAO) has issued a report revealing that public spending on special education students in California has risen by more than 20 percent during the past 10 years, from $10.8 billion to $13 billion. One out of every eight students in California’s public school system now requires special education services, with the […]

A Glimpse of the World Before Vaccines

A Glimpse of the World Before Vaccines

A common historical theme has emerged in many recent articles about this year’s measles outbreak in the United States. It is perhaps best exemplified by the headline in an opinion piece in National Geographic magazine: “The world before vaccines is a world we can’t afford to forget.” The theme is meant to emphasize the importance […]

Forced Vaccination and Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Forced Vaccination and Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

There they were, quietly standing with arms locked on a street next to the California state Capitol building on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 and refusing to move: a grandmother and two young mothers. Carol, Lisa and Lauren were there with other parents to beg the California legislature to show mercy and allow enlightened doctors with […]

California Bill to Restrict Vaccine Medical Exemptions Passes: ‘SB 714 is Going to Be a Mockery of Democracy’

California Bill to Restrict Vaccine Medical Exemptions Passes: ‘SB 714 is Going to Be a Mockery of Democracy’

California children receive 50 doses of 14 different vaccines by age six, and 69 doses of 16 vaccines by age 18. Thousands of parents and grandparents traveled to the California State Capitol Monday from all across California to protest SB 2761 which would disallow the vaccination medical exemptions parents were receiving from family physicians, and its […]