By Michael Stone
Good News – Science and Secularism Wins: In good news for public health and the cause of reason, a New York judge has tossed out a lawsuit by anti-vaxxers claiming the state’s law mandating vaccines for school children constitutes “religious discrimination.”
The lawsuit objected to a new state law in New York that would no longer allow parents to use religious objections to justify enrolling their unvaccinated children in school.
New York recently changed the law after a measles outbreak overwhelmed two Jewish orthodox communities in the state. Under the new law, the state will continue to honor medical exemptions, but parents can no longer use religious objections to justify enrolling their unvaccinated children in school.
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