Ohio House passes bill that stops schools from requiring vaccine not given FDA approval

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On Thursday the Ohio House passed the Medical Freedom Act, according to Ohio State Rep. Jena Powell.

According to Powell the bill would:

  • ban public or private use of vaccine passports
  • prohibit schools or businesses from requiring any vaccine that hasn’t been approved by the FDA

It also requires schools and businesses to accept vaccine exemptions for:

  • Any reason of personal conscience, inclduing religious conviction
  • Possession of natural immunity
  • Medical contraindictions

Powell notes that under the legislation students and employees can take legal action if their rights are violated.

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