Tag: s2173

Anti-vaxxers ruined what could’ve been an important N.J. debate. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ History is full of examples of generals who lost wars by fighting the wrong battles. Opponents of S2173 – the bill to curtail religious exemptions to school vaccine requirements – are on track to provide another Read More

Debate rages even as GOP Senator’s support appears to tip S2173 towards passage

TRENTON, N.J. – 2020’s most controversial legislation (so far) appears poised for passage on Monday following a flurry of last minute amendments. If passed, it will eliminate the religious vaccine exemption for public school students; the amended S2173 exempts daycare Read More

Bill to quash N.J. vaccine religious exemptions temporarily halted by Sweeney

TRENTON, N.J. – A hugely-divisive bill designed to eliminate the religious exemption for child vaccinations hit turbulence on Monday at the State House amid massive pressure from anti-vaccine protesters.  The State Senate bill (S-2173) was pulled at the last minute Read More