Anyone who tells you this is lying.
Note: Vaccination has always been voluntary in Vermont and forms (listed below), are available or parents who wish to say NO.
2017 VT Vaccine Exemption Forms
In 1979, school vaccine recommendations were put into place – but at that time, Vermont parents’ rights were carefully – and deliberately – protected against medical and drug industry interests. At that time, doctors and schools wanted to guard against potential lawsuits. So, forms were prepared. The form used in Vermont from 1979 -2012, included an area for parents to sign.
“I request that following immunization(s) be waived because they conflict with my free exercise of religious, moral or philosophic rights.”