California S.B. 277 obliterates personal belief exemptions from the books of public vaccination law in California.
KANSAS CITY, MO — A sick eight-year-old boy was taken from his family and foisted into foster care after a frustrating hospitalization led his parents to want to seek a second opinion.
TACOMA, WA — A state bureaucracy is threatening a mother with removal of an infant unless her entire family subjects themselves to flu shots.
MADISON, MN — A mother has been criminally charged for the efforts she took to save her son’s life with cannabis oil, and could spend up to two years in prison if convicted.
HARTFORD, CT — A 17-year-old girl has been taken away from her mother and forced to endure unwanted, risky chemotherapy treatments that she absolutely opposes. The teen has been turned into a ward of the state and has been detained against her will in a hospital room for weeks without any choice in her own life-altering medical decisions or future.
MUNCIE, IN — In 1893, an outbreak of smallpox caused public health officials to take drastic, draconian measures to prevent the spread of disease. The unpopular, violent quarantine that followed provides a memorable case study of the failings of forcible mandatory quarantine of a city.
NEWARK, NJ — A humanitarian worker says she is being detained against her will and “treated like a criminal” after selflessly working to provide health care to the people of Africa. The quarantined nurse has not tested positive for any disease and has exhibited no symptoms of illness.
BECKLEY, WV — Prohibitionists are boasting about arresting a number of people for harvesting ginseng plants before the government-sanctioned “ginseng season” had officially begun.
INDIANA — A number of Hoosiers are facing charges and potential jail-time for merely possessing ginseng plants without government permission.
On July 31st, 2014, President Obama expanded the list of communicable diseases for which the federal government is prepared to institute a forcible quarantine; suspending civil rights, restricting movement, and involuntarily detaining individuals — perhaps indefinitely.
LORDSBURG, NM — An innocent man was tormented for hours by a New Mexican “Border Drug Task Force” that forced him to strip naked in a parking lot, followed by unwanted X-rays and a forced anal penetration exam in a hospital. After no drugs were found anywhere in his truck or body cavities, he was sent a bill for the services.
CHICAGO, IL — When a woman attempted to transfer her chronically-ill son from one hospital to another, she was accused of “medical child abuse” and her 16-year-old son was stripped from her custody, and placed into the hands of the state.
LONG GROVE, IA — A man with terminal cancer of the blood vessels is being put on trial for growing marijuana plants used to ease his suffering. If he survives long enough to be convicted, he could face 3 years in prison, which he believes will be a certain death sentence.
PHILADELPHIA, PA — A woman says that after delivering her baby naturally at home, she received multiple visits from social workers to her home requiring her to prove that her baby was healthy and under appropriate supervision.
MILWAUKEE, WI — The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it is not a violation of constitutional rights if police break down a citizen’s door, search the home, and confiscate firearms, so long that they believe it is in the citizen’s best interest.
FRAMINGHAM, MA — The anguish of a sick teenager continues well over a year after her abduction from her family. Justina Pelletier has been locked away in the care of Massachusetts DCF since February 2013, and a court has put her into the permanent custody of the state. In that time, her family has made allegations of her repeated abuse and “torture.” Justina has been barred from making public statements and has begged for help in secret notes smuggled to her family. The young girl is not even allowed to sleep properly or take a shower in privacy, shocking new details reveal.
CHAMPAIGN, IL — A sick man was ordered to wear a government tracking device and was subsequently thrown in jail for leaving his house. “Public health” is the excuse used to nullify individual rights for the sake of the herd.
VERNON, NJ — A 7th grader who “twirled a pencil” in a manner that someone thought resembled a gun was removed from math class and sent to perform hours of psychiatric evaluation.
BIRMINGHAM, AL — Parents of a healthy newborn infant were told to consent to injecting him with drugs or lose him to the state. This successful blackmail scheme was made possible by the state’s horrifying ability to seize children without due process.
CLEVELAND, OH — A court approved the involuntary detainment of a woman in a psychiatric ward when hospital staff interpreted her prayers as signs of psychosis, a lawsuit alleges.