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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:49 AM
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Posted By tadamsmar
Well, if someone attempts to control the flow of...

Well, if someone attempts to control the flow of memes just because they think the memes promote decisions that are harmful to kids and the general welfare, that would still be censorship by your...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 05:59 AM
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Views: 1,057
Posted By tadamsmar
Kids tend to get exposure to peanuts in creams...

Kids tend to get exposure to peanuts in creams that contain peanut products, or by aspiration of airborne dust from peanuts, or from small dermal exposures to food products. so restricting ingestion...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 05:51 AM
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Posted By tadamsmar
Where did I call anyone a crank or nutjob? ...

Where did I call anyone a crank or nutjob?

Where did you get the idea that that was anecdotal evidence? I provided no anecdotes. I don't know of any anecdotes. I can't find the citation for the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-26-2014, 01:02 AM
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Posted By tadamsmar
You picked a bad example. The AAP has done a 180...

You picked a bad example. The AAP has done a 180 on early peanut exposure. There is good evidence that avoiding peanut early oral exposure causes peanut allergy. It's even a credible theory that...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 499
Posted By tadamsmar
Freedom of the press is freedom from the...

Freedom of the press is freedom from the government. It's not freedom from coercion by someone who is exercising their freedom to boycott your advertisers. It's not freedom from coercion by someone...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By tadamsmar
By the wikipedia definition, that would be...

By the wikipedia definition, that would be censorship. But you cannot take the private owner of the magazine to court and make them stop it based on your 1st Amendment right to freedom of speech.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
The noise about a new book that is just being...

The noise about a new book that is just being published is evidence of censorship?

If we had censorship, then the new book would never have been published.

If someone thinks the new book is...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
Freedom of speech is freedom from government...

Freedom of speech is freedom from government censorship. Does not extend to private companies, not even the private press. Arguing against "false balance" is a method for influencing what the press...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
Who is calling for that? About the only...

Who is calling for that?

About the only place I know of were discussion of that is shut down (to some extent) would the vax on schedule forum here.

The fact that someone says a particular...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
It means the right to never be subjected to...

It means the right to never be subjected to quarantine.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
There is a difference. The questions in the...

There is a difference.

The questions in the OP about rights were intended to be questions about which rights you want you and your fellow citizens to have.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
In the USA if you are a citizen then have rights...

In the USA if you are a citizen then have rights granted by the Constitution. You have no choice in the matter, you have those rights whether you want them or not. (Excepting the fact that you...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-24-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
The OP had nothing to do with choice, it in no...

The OP had nothing to do with choice, it in no way implied that it was a matter of choice. As it said, it was asking about your views concerning public policy, rights, and governmental powers.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
Yes, it's not based on a clear-cut right of...

Yes, it's not based on a clear-cut right of non-intervention by the government. It's a matter of weighing competing principles, striking a balance.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
There are a number of countries were vaccination...

There are a number of countries were vaccination is mandatory:

http://www.cmaj.ca/content/183/16/E1167

"Slovenia has one of the world’s most aggressive and comprehensive vaccination programs....
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
The right to turn down a life saving blood...

The right to turn down a life saving blood transfusion for your child, for instance? You don't have that right in the US:
...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-21-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
The question was not how common it is. The...

The question was not how common it is. The question is do you want the right to do this? By that I mean do you want everyone to have a inalienable right to do this? By "right" I mean a freedom...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-21-2014, 11:18 AM
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Posted By tadamsmar
“Research has shown that the most effective way...

“Research has shown that the most effective way to reduce problem behavior in children is to strengthen desirable behavior through positive reinforcement rather than trying to weaken undesirable...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-19-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
Here's the situation in Quebec: ...

Here's the situation in Quebec:


http://www.msss.gouv.qc.ca/sujets/santepub/vaccination/index.php?operation-rougeole-2011-en

They require parents to provide proof of vaccination as preparation...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
I'll give a tentative no. Can't think of a...

I'll give a tentative no. Can't think of a real-world example where it's necessary to promote the general welfare.

I guess you don't include cases where the government overules the parents...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
The sort of regulation you want reminds me of the...

The sort of regulation you want reminds me of the situation in the US relative to radon in homes.

Congress does not allow the federal government to regulate radon in homes. The EPA is allowed to...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
The laws of Canada are not hidden from people who...

The laws of Canada are not hidden from people who don't live in Canada.

I was making an observation about the narrow question of what powers a constitution grants. People can screw up when...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
Canada has a eugenics program that was in force...

Canada has a eugenics program that was in force for more than 40 years without being ruled unconstitutional.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberta_Eugenics_Board

Granted, some suits were won,...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
Kathy, I think there is a contradiction in your...

Kathy, I think there is a contradiction in your position.

You seem to believe in mandatory quarantines in certain situation, but you seem to be saying that governments should not have the power...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-18-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,005
Posted By tadamsmar
What rights do non-vaxers want?

There are lots of post here about individual preferences, but I think the real issue is public policy.

Do you want to right for you kids to go to public school regardless of their vaccine status...
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