Tag Archives: children

At detention facilities, migrant children plead for basics: food, medicine, soap and a bit of solace – CNN

A scared 5-year-old boy separated from his dad pleads for medicine for his cough. Some detainees make the most basic requests: a blanket, toothbrush, soap, a bite to eat, somewhere to wash their hands. One boy says a modicum of solace would go a long way. “I am in a room with dozens of other… Read More »

Summer camps are requiring children get vaccinated amid measles fears

Measles outbreaks in the United States continue to grow, rising to 1,044 cases nationwide so far this year. In response, more camp owners and the camping industry are urging families to follow vaccination policies. Some camps that require all participants to be vaccinated against measles, even if parents have religious objections, have not accepted campers… Read More »

Arbitrator sides with Ontario parent who refuses to immunize children, cites anti-vaccination ‘expert’

TORONTO — A family law arbitrator has upheld an Ontario mother’s refusal to have her children vaccinated, citing a leading advocate in the U.S. anti-vaccination movement who claims vaccines do more harm than good. Earlier this month, the Toronto-based arbitrator also directed the father — who had requested an order forcing the kids to be… Read More »