Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party candidate for president, has had some interviews recently that have caused some extra conversation among Libertarians. A few days ago, he seemingly endorsed a carbon tax. Next, a video has shown up where he apparently tells an interviewer that he would support mandatory vaccines if it was a federal issue:
Gary Johnon now supports mandatory vaccinations
Reason ran an article with their take on it: Gary Johnson changes his mind
This caused quite an uproar on social media for Libertarians, most of whom believe strongly in parental choice.… Read more ...
Posted to LewRockwell.com
February 12, 2015
By Dan Phillips, MD
The mandatory vs. voluntary vaccination debate is once again occupying a vastly disproportionate share of the media airwaves and social media bandwidth. A noteworthy aspect of this debate is that it cuts across traditional ideological lines and is often quite hostile.… Read more ...
New York State has mandated that certain health care workers receive the H1N1 (Swine Flu) vaccine. At a Long Island demonstration against mandatory vaccination, the Constitution Party appeared, and received mention in the local press.
“The Constitution Party distributed pamphlets at the rally
urging smaller government.“
(excerpt from) Newsday
Health care workers protest flu-vaccination order
October 11, 2009
Health care providers from throughout Long Island gathered on the lawn of Suffolk County’s Health Department Saturday in a second day of protests against the state’s mandatory flu-vaccination order.
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