"Thank you for caring about the truth
rights of those affected
by this issue."
JV, Mar 2013
2014: HB 14-1288 seeks to add vaccine "education" to the vaccine
exemption process. An activist gave this letter and
Analysis to legislative comittee members, to oppose the new bill.
2013: HB 693 seeks to repeal sec. 90-21.5(a), a very
good thing, but has some problems with replacement language. See this
revised Memorandum detailing the problems with 9021.5(a)
sent to sponsors of HB 693 on May 17, 2013..
2013: See this article by Atty Phillips published by Natural News
about this issue.
90-21.5(a) allows children to consent to vaccines and other medical
procedures. This Memorandum
(revised 4-13-12) explains
why this statute violates state and federal Constitutional
statutes. This law should be repealed or substantially amended..
- MICHIGAN: September 2012: HB 5605, a bill to prohibit hospitals from
mandating flu shots for hospital employees. This letter
was read to the Health Policy Committee, it was required to be 3
minutes or less in length.
- NEW YORK: April 2012: A343
and S384 (same as A343) would allow
children under the age of 18 to consent to HPV and Hep B vaccines
without parental knowledge and consent. This Memorandum (revised 4-13-12) explains why this
law is blatantly unconstitutional and should be withdrawn. Share this
memorandum with your NY representatives!
- CALIFORNIA: March 2012: AB 2109
(link is to bill search page) seeks to make
healthcare providers gatekeepers of non-medical vaccine exemptions.
(revised 4-13-12) explains why AB 2109 violates the Constitution and is
bad law for other
practical, financial, and ethical reasons. CA residents are urged to
present this to their state legislators along with any other objections
they may have to this bill.
- VERMONT: March 2012: SB 199 seeks to remove VT's philosophical
- U.S.: February 2012: Open
Letter to Pediatricians who
refuse to treat unvaccinated, legally exempt children. Presents legal,
professional and common sense considerations against this policy. Use
is freely granted, provided
responsibility for use is
solely that of the user.
Worker Rights: February 2012: Attorney
Phillips has sent
to Chairman of the Equal Opportunity
Employment Commission (EEOC) requesting a formal Opinion addressing the
many questions underlying the widespread, inconsistent unlawful
rejection of healthcare workers' request for a religious exemption to
employer-required vaccines across the nation. The Chairman is not
required to write an Opinion, but Attorney Phillips makes a compelling
case for one to be issued
EXEMPTION FORMS IN COLORADO: August 2011: Colorado joins national trend to
unconstitutional restrictions on vaccine exemptions: your state could
be next, Natural News, Aug 3,
REGULATION REVISIONS: April 2011:
The Navy has changed vaccine exemption policy and regulations
response to a request for the same from Attorney Phillips. Natural News
CAROLINA: May 2011:
April 2011: Letter
to SC Legislature
regarding unconstitutional regulatory requirement for membership in an
organized religion for vaccine religious exemption, at the request of a
JERSEY: February 2011: Constitutional
Arguments Against ACR157
HAMPSHIRE: February 2011: Letter
to the NH
general assembly arguing the
moral and ethical
imperative for vaccine philosophical exemptions. Revised
- May 2010: NORTH
Phillips drafted a Legal Memorandum
to help NC parents obtain alternate
school facilities for exempt children when they are excluded from
public school during a
local infectious disease outbreak. For such exclusion to occur due to
children's parents' exercise of a federal Constitutional First
Amendment right--a vaccine religious exemption--is unfair, and possibly
a violation of parents' Constitutional rights. Attorney Phillips and
other NC citizens will be meeting with NC legislators on this matter in
the near future.
- May 2010: KANSAS: Attorney
authored this Legal
Memorandum to support KS
residents' effort to modify their religious exemption statute, which
currently requires membership in an organized religion with tenets in
to the immunization requirements. Such laws were held to be
unconsitutional in five other states. This memorandum will be presented
to state legislators in KS in the near future.
- April 2010: MICHIGAN: Attorney
a MI resident draft This
Letter to state
inappropriate language in the state's religious
exemption form that parents must sign to exercise the exemption. The
form erroneously, unethically, and possibly unlawfully
accuses parents of creating
health risk by exercising their federal Constitutional First Amendment
right, and state right, to refuse vaccines for religious reasons. This
letter has been sent to state officials in MI.
Attorney Phillips provided support to citizens of NEW
HAMPSHIRE and MISSISSIPPI for
to enact philosophical exemptions, and to citizens of WEST
for their efforts to
enact a religious