The battle of Trenton was a flagship call to action for us: not only was it our first, but it is still one of the biggest, year-to-date. We saw over 80,000 emails sent to legislators and thousands of phone calls made to stop the removal of New Jersey advocates’ religious exemptions. With the nation watching minute by minute, we saw New Jersey advocates defeat the bill and keep their religious exemptions!
SCHOOL VACCINE MANDATES AND YOUR OPTIONS
What Exemptions does your state offer?
Medical and Religious
What is the process to get a religious exemption in your state?
Parent objects in writing
Who can add vaccines to the state's childhood schedule, the department of health or the legislature?
What health care can minors consent to on their own?
A minor of any age who believes he or she has a sexually transmitted disease may consent to medical or surgical care. A minor who is at least 13 years old who believes they may be infected with HIV/AIDS may consent to care. A minor of any age who appears to the treating physician to have been sexually assaulted may consent to care. In cases of sexual assault, the minor’s parents must be notified immediately unless the physician determines that such notification is not in the minor’s best interest.