By Amy Dowell
...as important as personal freedoms are, the needs of the greater community — and especially the needs of children — have to outweigh other priorities. When something so fundamental is at risk, it’s imperative that our elected officials take action. And it’s clear that the most basic, impactful action would be to remove religious exemptions from the law. Much like bans on smoking in public spaces, or requiring those that drive to obey the speed limit, there comes a time when legislators need to put the basic, broader health needs of all communities ahead of other concerns.
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