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Monday, March 18, 2013

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Chris

That really doesn't say much for the quality of education in the private school you are spamming. It needs to work a bit on its health and sexuality class, along with the grammar portion of the English class.

(I know it is a spam bot, but I could not resist)

lilady

Perhaps the "homebirth midwife" from Texas should be looking at the 2013 CDC Pink Book-Rubella Chapter for accurate information about the development of the rubella vaccine...and the consequences to a newborn exposed to the rubella virus in utero?

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/downloads/rubella.pdf

I visited that cogforlife.org website and found the Board of Directors is loaded up with Roman Catholic priests, who've deviated from "The National Catholic Biothics Center" opinion about the "higher duty" parents owe to their children to immunize them against rubella and other vaccine-preventable-diseases which are manufactured using cell lines from aborted fetuses:

http://www.immunize.org/concerns/furton.pdf

"...Children are vaccinated at a very early age. The rubella vaccine, for example, is given between the ages of 12 and 15 months, with later boosters. When not provided, a child may develop a variety of serious complications, such as encephalitis, which infects 1 in 1,000 to
2,000 rubella victims. A significant percentage of these will also suffer permanent brain damage or death.
Clearly a parent takes a significant risk when he refuses to have a child immunized.

Rubella is but one of many diseases, and encephalitis but one of many c0mplications. Any widespread effort to force the hand of vaccine manufacturers would require considerable human suffering. Heroic refusals by adults are laudable, but parents have a moral obli-
gation to secure the life and health of their children. As with so many issues of this type, it appears that the only proper recourse is to make appeals for redress to our legislatures and our courts. The true scandal here is not that Catholics use these vaccines, but that the
researchers and scientists who bring us these products do not take into sufficient account the moral convictions of millions of their fellow citizens.

Edward J. Furton, M.A., Ph.D.
Editor,
Ethics & Medics
The National Catholic Bioethics Center

BTW Liz, is that "home birth midwife" a licensed nurse-midwife? Does she follow the recommendations from the CDC and the ACOG to test her pregnant patients for the presence of antibodies to the rubella virus. Does she provide MMR vaccine to the new mommies who are not immune to rubella...to protect future babies from exposure in utero and Congenital Rubella Syndrome?

lilady

Spammer alert above!

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