& # 39; This is discrimination & # 39 ;: angry anti-vaxx parents forge new law prohibiting non-immunized children from kindergartens and childcare
- Anti-vaccination parents are furious after the new & # 39; No Jab, No Play & # 39; legislation in WA
- The law prohibits non-immunized children from attending kindergartens and childcare
- The furious anti-vaxx parents said the law & # 39; discrimination & # 39; was against them
Anti-vaccination parents have signed a new law that prohibits non-immunized children from kindergartens.
The law & # 39; No Jab, No Play & # 39; entered into force in Western Australia on Monday.
The state has under-average vaccination rates compared to the rest of Australia and childcare centers in WA where non-vaccinated children can register can get a fine of up to $ 12,000.
Angered parents went to a Facebook group to claim that the new law & # 39; discrimination & # 39; and said it was up to them to vaccinate their children.
Angered parents went to a Facebook group to claim that the new law & # 39; discrimination & # 39; and said it was up to them to vaccinate their children
The & # 39; No Jab, No Play & # 39; Act entered into force in Western Australia on Monday (stock image)
& # 39; That is discrimination. They tried this in Queensland. It was at the discretion of childcare, & a person said.
& # 39; My children were still going. I just had to pay the full price and if a child became seriously ill, my children were not allowed to go. & # 39;
& # 39; Attack the Australian government, & # 39; another said.
& # 39; I am sure that childcare owners would like to sign a form to take full responsibility for any side effects or reactions from forced vaccinations. They say it's safe, so it shouldn't be a problem, & said a frustrated parent.
Authorities have defended the law, says WA community services minister Simone McGurk 7 News that & # 39; vaccinations save lives & # 39 ;.
& # 39; That's why it's important that we send the message to all West Australian families & she said.
Dr. Paul Effler from the health ministry said the new laws will keep young people safe.
"It will improve immunization rates because it increases the priority of vaccinations and for me that is just good if we can protect vulnerable children," Dr. said. Effler 9 news.
Authorities have defended the law, while WA minister Simone McGurk tells 7 news that & # 39; vaccinations save lives & # 39; (stock image)
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