Connecticut Repeals Religious Exemption from Immunization Rules

Reason.com -

Reason.com—Prof. Howard Friedman (Religion Clause) reports: Yesterday Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed HB 6423 (full text) which eliminates the previously available religious exemption from the state's immunization requirements for school children. However, the new law allows children who have previously been granted a religious exemption to maintain the exemption, with certain exceptions for grade-school children.

Connecticut Ends Religious Vaccine Exemptions For Students. Connecticut Ends Religious Vaccine Exemptions For Students Authored by Ella Kietlinska via The Epoch Times, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed into law on Wednesday a bill that ends religious exemptions from mandatory school vaccinations in the state. Medical exemptions from immunizations remain in effect. “Serious illnesses that have been well-controlled for many decades, such as measles, tuberculosis, and whooping cough