N.Y. lawmakers propose giving teens right to vaccinate without parental consent

Times Union: New York lawmakers are planning to introduce a bill that would allow children as young as 14 to get vaccinated without their parents' consent.

Proposed by Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy and Sen. Liz Krueger, the bill would enable older children to protect themselves from preventable diseases such as measles, meningitis and human papillomavirus in the event their parents opt out of vaccinating them.

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