Mom jailed for not vaccinating her son

Thursday, October 26, 2017
 | 
Chris Woodward (OneNewsNow.com)

syringeA recent case involving a Michigan mother and her son has organizations debating over the issue of vaccinations.

Rebecca Bredow of Michigan was recently jailed for contempt of court after not vaccinating her son.

While the judge said she understands Bredow loves her son, Bredow is not the child's only parent and the father, s Bredow's ex-husband had a say in the decision. The father wanted the child vaccinated, and according to the judge, Bredow agreed to vaccination.

"You've repeatedly stated over the past several days publicly that you will not follow this court order," the judge said in a hearing recorded by WXYZ-TV Detroit.

Bredow has since been released, but the situation continues to have people and pro-life groups discussing the issue, including Right to Life of Michigan, which maintained that Bredow did not want to immunize her son with vaccines that were cultured using aborted fetal tissue.

As a result, Right to Life of Michigan supports Bredow's right of conscience in refraining from using those vaccines.

"There is absolutely no question that a significant number of common vaccines are directly cultured using cells from aborted unborn children," Right to Life of Michigan Legislative Director Ed Rivet asserted in a press release. "That is how the vaccines are produced. We have long supported the right of parents to refrain from using them – or to request alternative versions cultured in untainted cell lines."

Rivet adds that these cells came from healthy babies who were electively aborted – not from miscarried babies.

"The unfortunate part is that all of these vaccines can be produced without the use of aborted fetal cells," he continued "The pharmaceutical industry can eliminate this entire controversy by using other cell lines to produce vaccines."

Right to Life of Michigan has long made information available about the connection between abortion and vaccines, and has previously testified before the Michigan Legislature in support of parents' right of conscience in refusing to use these vaccines.

All of the common childhood immunizations have versions cultured using aborted fetal cells – including MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) and DTPP (Diptheria, Tentanus, Pertussis, Polio). Only a few versions are not grown using fetal cells. No abortion-free alternatives exist for Chickenpox, Hepatitis A, and MMR.

"Right to Life of Michigan will continue to expose the truth about these vaccines, continue to support parents who refrain from using them and continue to urge the creation of ethically produced vaccines," Rivet assured.

Meanwhile, organizations such as Michigan for Vaccine Choice (MVC) support parental rights when it comes to vaccines.

"As a Christian myself, I am adamantly opposed to abortion," MVC's Connie Johnson shared. "It's not the actual tissue that's found in the vaccinations, but there are DNA fragments that cause a lot of problems when they're inserted into another person. The DNA of a foreign person – going into your DNA – the body tries to absorb that DNA. It does cause some problems."

OneNewsNow contacted several pro-vaccine advocates and organizations, but they have yet to respond.

As for Bredow, she recently told ABC News that she would "do it all over again” – if necessary.

"I was trying to protect my kids," she explained. "I was trying to stand up for what I believed in, and it was worth it for me to try and take the risk, because I was trying to stop the vaccinations from happening."

In 2015, ABC News reported on the link between aborted fetuses and vaccines, noting that "there is a grain of truth to this statement."

Consider Supporting Us?

The staff at Onenewsnow.com strives daily to bring you news from a biblical perspective. If you benefit from this platform and want others to know about it please consider a generous gift today.

MAKE A DONATION

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

I agree with this HHS proposal reversing the Obamacare section benefiting transgenders primarily because …

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

‘We’re trapped’: Likely tornado rips through Oklahoma town
Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between its allies Iran, US
Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks
Mike Pence: West Point grads should expect to see combat
Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations
New candidates vie to succeed UK’s May with focus on Brexit
Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma; at least 2 deaths confirmed: reports
Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests
Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court
Video: Judge blocks part of Trump's border wall plan
Beto echoes Iranian propaganda, says Trump 'provoking another war' with troop increase

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day
NEXT STORY
In U.K., it's not 'pregnant women,' but 'pregnant people'

waiting roomIn order to not offend ”transgenders,” the British government is demanding that the United Nations scrap the term “pregnant women” in an official document and replace it with the LGBT-friendly term, “pregnant people.”