Pros And Cons Of Vaccinations

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How many times do you allow your children to be vaccinated each year? Has your child ever felt sick or had any abnormal side effects after receiving a vaccination? It is plastered all throughout the media that vaccines are extremely good for society, but have you ever wondered about the cons of them? Contrary to belief, vaccines have an abundance of cons that not many people are aware of. Vaccinations should not be forced or required for children because they are loaded with harmful chemicals and toxins, they do not prevent all diseases, and they prevent children from attaining his or her education.
Firstly, vaccines are loaded with harmful chemicals and toxins. The three ingredients that are frequently used in vaccines are extremely damaging to the body. Vaccines contain aluminum, mercury, formaldehyde, and many other harmful chemicals. It is proven that mercury is a poisonous element. “The CDC openly admits that mercury, which is poisonous , is used in vaccines to this day (8 Biggest Pros and Cons of Vaccinations N.p.). Large amounts of mercury can accumulate in our body throughout our lifetime. This happens because infants and children receive many vaccinations throughout the first couple years of them living. Infants receive an enormous amount of vaccinations in their first year of living, which aids in the accumulation of harmful
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If kids cannot enter school because of their parents personal belief, their future is being put in jeopardy. These same kids who can not attend school because of this, could be the same kids who could create new and imperative inventions for the future, be our future president, or unlike vaccinations, cure and forever eliminate past or future diseases. All people need a high school diploma to efficiently survive in the real world. Without a high school diploma, their life can be a struggle. depriving them of this right is

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