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How Anti-Vaccine Activists Defeated a Bill to End Religious Exemptions

Jan 16, 2020 - The New York Times

Protests by parents, opposition from an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group and support from anti-vaccine celebrities coalesced to doom the New Jersey effort.

Protests by parents, opposition from an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group and support from anti-vaccine celebrities coalesced to doom the New Jersey effort.

TRENTON, N.J. — As a measles outbreak raged last year, New York lawmakers passed a billending all nonmedical exemptions to immunization, handing supporters of such efforts across the n...