LETTER: Anti-vaxxers are guilty of child abuse | Regional-Perspectives | Opinion | The Journal Pioneer

Re: Gail Lethbridge’s column (“Anti-vaxxers should face consequences,” Sept. 7). While I agree with her, her suggestions are far too soft.

 

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It is high time we call this for what it is — child abuse. Would Dr. Strang feel the same if a parent beat their children or seriously harmed them in any way? I doubt it. So, how is putting a child unnecessarily in harms’ way, by not vaccinating against diseases that may cause them and or others long-term illnesses or even death, different?

 

Source: LETTER: Anti-vaxxers are guilty of child abuse | Regional-Perspectives | Opinion | The Journal Pioneer


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