In 2022, the FDA began approving COVID-19 vaccines. Starting in the 2022-2023 school year, school attendance in Washington D.C. is now conditioned on COVID-19 vaccination status. Just this year, the CDC added COVID-19 vaccines to the recommended immunization schedules for children as young as 6 months.
Yet school immunizations are nothing new. Every state requires a certain number and schedule of immunizations for school children. In light of our article on the subject of school immunization requirements, Heritage Defense VP and General Counsel Bradley Pierce was recently invited to join Kevin Swanson of Generations for an interview.
“State requirements for vaccines are cinching up for children, especially after the Covid crisis. Is it time for parents to be more informed and what does God’s Word say about family jurisdiction in this area? Here is a legal update for families.”
Listen in as they discuss family jurisdiction, parental rights, and vaccine mandates in the U.S. at https://www.generations.org/programs/2834. To learn more about school immunization requirements and how they apply to homeschoolers in your state, visit our law and policy page on this topic.