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New York parents sue Catholic school for requiring vaccinations

Catholic World News - September 15, 2010

A New York couple is bringing suit against a Catholic school for refusing to admit a boy who has not received the vaccinations required by current state policies.

Andrea and Paul Polydor argue that Kellenberg Memorial High School should exempt their child from the medical requirement because of their religious belief that the vaccinations are “a violation of God’s supreme authority.” Their case could be relevant to the concerns of Catholics and others who object to the use of vaccines derived from the tissues of aborted children.

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  • Posted by: rpp - Sep. 16, 2010 12:12 AM ET USA

    Good for these parents! Having unknown chemicals pumped into a person's body because some state official says so is not just.

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