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Governor signs new vaccine bill for California children

Governor signs new vaccine bill for California children

By Michael Hernandez  California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new vaccine bill on Monday, Sept. 10—the day after Grandparents’ Day—that takes effect on Jan. 1, 2020.  The action on the hotly protested bill (by parents) comes after the state Senate passed SB 276 containing amendments that would revoke what lawmakers called “bogus” medical exemptions in […]

Anti-vax referendum push falls short

Anti-vax referendum push falls short

By James Poulos . The drive to restore California’s vaccination exemptions through the state referendum process has failed. At stake was Senate Bill 277, signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on a wave of concern that “herd immunity” among California children was compromised by a growing anti-vaccination trend. Coauthored by state Sens. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, and Ben Allen, D-Redondo […]