Does the federal government have the legal authority to order mandatory vaccinations? For employees and members of the military, probably. Mandatory anthrax vaccination for all members of the U.S. Armed Services has been upheld in federal court. Then again, how would you react to a mandatory order from your employer to get vaccinated? Private employers couldn't do that. You would be protected by laws passed by government.
The same big government that wants to order health care workers, whether employees or not, to get vaccinated. All states require certain vaccinations of children. But how far should this go ? Combined injections, using thimerosal (mercury), expanding the traditional list (mumps, measles, etc) to HIV----all these concerns have recently raised public doubts about mandatory vaccinations. Read More: