Since a recent breakout of measles has swept into the consciousness of America, Megyn Kelly joined Bill O'Reilly Monday evening and weighed in on the anti-vaxxer movement that's endangering children's lives all over the country. She believes that this is the next big question for all presidential candidates, how they feel about mandatory vaccines. Bill felt that if kids weren't immunized, they can't go to school.
O'Reilly: Every school district in the country should require immunization for measles and if you don't have it your child can't go, but this is now a political thing.
She went on record as saying that all three of her children had been vaccinated as per her doctor's orders and she believed in mandatory vaccinations for all children.
Kelly: This is going to be a big issue for politicians going forward, because it’s about Big Brother, but on the other hand, some things do require some involvement of Big Brother.
Notice how suddenly it's OK for conservatives to support the federal government aka Big Brother's involvement on this problem.
With so many Republican leaders somewhat joining the side of the anti-vaxxers, it's good to see they both aren't Neanderthals about this very important issue.
"Although I strongly believe in individual rights and the rights of parents to raise their children as they see fit, I also recognize that public health and public safety are extremely important in our society," Carson said in a statement to BuzzFeed.
"Certain communicable diseases have been largely eradicated by immunization policies in this country and we should not allow those diseases to return by foregoing safe immunization programs, for philosophical, religious, or other reasons when we have the means to eradicate them," Carson told the website.