Religious Exemptions To Vaccination
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on exempting click here!
Military personnel in active duty may or may not be allowed an exemption
depending on permission granted by the Commanding Officer.
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However, military dependents are allowed religious exemptions. Click here
to access the Military Dependent Children
Vaccine waiver form
Certain positions require vaccination as a condition for employment. However,
such rights may be protected under Federal law. Click here to read
TitleVII of the Federal Civil Rights Act protecting religious freedom through
the EEOC. Employment
discrimination protected under the Federal Civil Rights Act
Children Attending School
states allow medical exemptions, 19 offer philosophical exemptions and only
two states - West Virginia and Mississippi do not allow religious or
philosophical exemptions for children attending school.
To view State laws governing
It is important to understand that
as the laws vary from State to State, some are actually unconstitutional as
written. In most cases, State officials realize this and do not question a
parent filing an exemption since they do not want litigation. However,
other officials, such as NY State are notorious for
grilling parents in an attempt to determine sincerity and whether or not the
belief is actually religious in nature. Still others have attempted to redefine what a particular religion does or does not
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