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How Many People Aren’t Vaccinating Their Kids in Your State?

posted on February 19, 2014

At Mother Jones, Tasneem Raja and Chris Mooney report on parents’ ease of avoiding immunizations for their children by simply checking a box saying vaccines are against their “personal beliefs,” leading many states to reconsider their religious exemptions. “Forty-eight states (all but West Virginia and Mississippi) allow exemptions on religious grounds,” they write. “In many states, obtaining a religious exemption isn’t any harder than getting a personal-belief exemption.”

Read at Mother Jones