Restrictions on Personal Belief Exemptions

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Restrictions on Personal Belief Exemptions
Wed, 08-29-2012 - 3:52pm

California is trying to reduce the number of vaccine exemptions:

A bill by Assemblyman Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), a pediatrician, would tighten the state's rules. To claim the personal-belief exemption, parents would be required under AB 2109 to discuss the risks and benefits of vaccination with a health professional; then they would be free to make up their own minds.

You can read the full article at this link:,0,556341.story

The article also says that they feel that a majority of parents that choose not to vaccinate don't make the decision because they are fully informed.  

Do you think that this is a good or bad move by the state?