The measles outbreak in California has once again raised the issue of vaccination in general, and the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine in particular.
With regard to the MMR vaccine, some people object to using it because the rubella component was made from a cell line developed from a child aborted in the 1960’s. At present, in the United States the only available FDA-approved vaccine for measles is the combined MMR vaccine.
In 2003, some MMR vaccine opponents asked then-Cardinal Ratzinger, head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, to support their claim that using this vaccine is an … Continue reading…
Say they will ‘give parents the freedom to make real choice in education’
Parents are the ones primarily responsible for the education of their children. We believe Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) are a tool that would empower parents across our state to choose the best and most suitable education for their children, regardless of economic standing. ESAs would allow parents who choose not to enroll their children in a public school to receive a deposit of public funds into a savings account set up by the state. This money could be used by parents for K-12 tuition and fees.