Jessica Biel explains stance on vaccinations after opposing California measure13th Jun 19 | Entertainment News
The actress said families had a right to choose amid attempts to limit medical exemptions.
Actress Jessica Biel has said she is not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions.
The 37-year-old has drawn criticism after appearing this week in Sacramento with vaccination sceptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr to voice concerns about the measure.
Biel posted on Instagram that she supports children getting vaccinated and she also supports families having the “right to make educated medical decisions for their children alongside their physicians”.
Biel wrote that she argued against the bill because her friends have a child with a medical condition warranting an exemption and the bill would “greatly affect their family’s ability to care for their child”.
The bill follows a recent rise in cases of measles, mumps and other infectious diseases nationwide.
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