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Nevada Co Tea Party Critical Of Referendum Failure

As expected, the president of Nevada County’s Tea Party is disappointed with news that the referendum measure to overturn California’s new vaccine mandate will not go before voters. Jan Collins says the new law, which will require kindergartners or seventh graders to have the proper shots before enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year, regardless of personal belief exemptions, an assault on parental rights…


click to listen to Jan Collins

Collins indicates she won’t advocate parents to defy the new law…

click to listen to Jan Collins

Many parents who oppose the law will likely seek homeschooling for their children. Nevada County has had one of the highest exemption rates in California. An internal count from referendum organizers shows them with about 200-thousand signatures, far short of the 365-thousand-880 valid signatures needed to place the issue on next year’s ballot. Collins says the Tea Party gathered over 32-hundred signatures in Nevada County.

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October 4, 2015


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