Birth Vaccine Exemptions
And What Birth Mandates Tell Us
Roughly 25 years ago, states began mandating hepatitis B vaccines for newborn children. Let’s face it: With the mushrooming sexually promiscuity and intravenous drug use of toddlers in backwoods daycare facilities throughout the nation, we desperately needed this new vaccine to protect the nation’s future. Please forgive the tasteless humor, but it’s to make a serious point. Those pushing the vaccine agenda know exactly what vaccines really do—that’s why they’re pushing them. It isn’t about anyone’s health, it’s about advancing control under a false pretense of health to mask the ever-advancing criminal control behavior. That’s why decades of arguing facts hasn’t fixed the problem. We’ve been doing that for 150 years; if it could fix things, it would’ve done so some time ago. Of course, facts do matter, they’re what the problem is all about. So, I’m not suggesting we stop arguing facts, only that it hasn’t stopped the ongoing agenda advancement. Something more in needed. More on that later…
Moving on, laws relating to birth are mostly state laws that vary from state to state. So, there’s no one-size-fits-all exemption form or procedure. Beware of those offering that; they may mean well, but the proper procedure for any given exemption in the one spelled out in the law that applies to your specific situation.
Most or all states mandate the hepatitis B vaccine for newborn children, but every state may not have an exemption for it. That doesn’t mean there’s no right to opt out (more on that below). Furthermore, some states have exemptions for the vaccine only while others have exemptions for all of the required newborn procedures (for you non-parents, there are lots of ‘em). If you’re an expectant parent concerned about birth vaccines, here are some things to have in mind:
1. Look into this well ahead of time. That way you’ll have things squared away even if the child comes early (nature often has its own schedule) and you’ll have time to troubleshoot if a problem comes up. Make sure everyone involved is on the same page well ahead of time. A North Carolina parent was told in the hospital to consent to the Hep B vaccine for her newborn or they’d call social services to take her child. Yet, there was a law allowing her 30 days to get the first Hep B vaccine—she wasn’t required to get it in the hospital as some other states did. But neither parent nor doctor was aware of that law, so the bullies won. Know your rights, people! Having a printed copy of the law with you may be a good idea, too.
2. Look up your state’s statutes and health department regulations. Most if not all state legislature websites give the public a way to search state statutes and regulations. It’s not difficult to do, but may require some exploration, some trial and error and a little patience. Please note that regulations are sometimes referred to “administrative code,” “administrative rules,” or even just “rules.” But it’s important to review both statutes and regulations, as many state legislatures delegate authority to their state’s health department to work out some of the details, which end up being codified in health department regulations. (State legislatures enact statutes; state agencies promulgate regulations within the authority delegated to them by the state legislature.)
There’s some confusion as to whether regulations are laws. Yes, they are laws, fully enforceable just like statutes. However, the categories of rights stated in state and federal constitutions such as “free speech” and “religious liberty” are not enforceable except as applied to a specific statute or regulation, or as otherwise spelled out in legal precedent. In this respect constitutions tell us categories of rights but not how the categories apply to specific situations; other laws tell us that. (See Constitution Confusion for more about this.)
3. A related issue concerns vaccines for pregnant mothers (and woke pregnant fathers?). It’s not an issue I’ve specifically researched, but the above points may be pertinent: address the matter ahead of time, look up your state’s laws, find out what vaccines are recommended versus required, what state exemptions apply to which specific mandates, etc.
If there’s not a state exemption law for mandatory birth vaccines, that may not mean there isn’t a right to refuse, but it may complicate things. For example, if a parent has a legally qualifying religious objection to vaccines, the parent could point to state and federal constitutional rights. Furthermore, federal law generally supersedes state law. A religious objection to vaccines may invoke a federal Constitutional right that supersedes a state law mandate, for example. But with health matters, these laws must be balanced, it’s not an outright “trump” of the federal law over the state law. But as to non-emergency situations such as routine vaccines, that balance favors the federal Constitutional “free exercise” of religion over a conflicting state law vaccine mandate.
However, Constitutional rights apply to governments, not private entities. So, if you’re dealing with a private hospital or other private entity, it’s a losing battle unless an exception applies. Good news: There’s a strong legal argument that an exception does apply. ( See Employee Exemptions Part III for a more detailed discussion of this point.) But you might have to get an attorney to put it in writing, to spell out the law; and even then, some medical professionals know that most parents won’t sue (most can’t afford to), so some will dig in their heels regardless of what the law says, because they know they’re likely to win without a fight. Unfortunately, today’s world is far less predictable than it should be in these times of widespread corruption; and the medical establishment in particular is, for the most part, highly resistant to vaccine exemptions. But some do cooperate with the law once it’s presented to them, and some birth centers cooperate with religious exemptions right from the start. There’s a wide range of resistance levels in this arena ranging from “none” to “total.” That’s why it’s important to address the matter early on, in case there’s a hurdle that may require getting up to speed to jump.
The fact that a birth vaccine was added to the long list of childhood vaccine mandates despite virtually no corresponding disease risk to newborns, and the specific manner in which it was added—gradually, state by state, across a period of years—was no accident. Every step of the vaccine agenda is carefully planned and deployed in a precisely calculated way. For example, the agenda isn’t rolled out all at once as that would elicit far too much resistance. Instead, it’s rolled out gradually, different things happening at different times in different places, ongoing. This obscures the big picture and keeps activists pulled in many different directions at all times so we never all come together in a way that could actually stop them. We are fed small wins regularly to keep us coming back to corrupt systems expecting non-corrupt outcomes. Sorry, but we rarely achieve wins. He who suicides holistic doctors with impunity only loses when he chooses to; and the elite choose to from time to time, strategically, to keep us locked into a cycle of ongoing (occasional, small) “wins” that enable them to keep advancing. Do you get this? We keep “winning” and they keep advancing. We’re missing something critical here.
We, too, are manipulated. We have to be; we’re the only ones who see what’s going on and are trying to do something about it. So, we have to be managed. The same psychology that hides the problem from the masses keeps a real, permanent solution just beyond our reach. See Fear vs. Knowledge for an introduction to the psychology in both sleeper and aware communities. For now, please understand that manipulation operates in the subconscious, so it’s invisible. We don’t get to decide whether we’re manipulated, because you can’t see it; we can only choose whether to explore the possibility, to build a “case” from “circumstantial evidence,” to see it indirectly (though you can see it once you’re free from it). The Brass Tacks subscription provides one way to do that. It examines current events to reveal the psychology underlying our cognitive dissonance, to free us from it. However accomplished, though, the importance can’t be overstated. It’s is the barrier between us and a real, final turn-the-ship-around solution, the one thing holding back all of our activism work.
Alan Phillips, J.D.
Vaccine Rights Legal Expert
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Alan Phillips, J.D., is the nation’s leading vaccine rights legal expert, the only person who’s ever worked as a fulltime attorney with exemptions, who’s worked in all 3 dozen exemption contexts and sub-contexts (indeed, the only one who can name ½ of them), and who’s worked with clients, attorneys, legislators, and activists nationally for over two decades. For exemption assistance, see vaccinerights.com.