Legal Team Led by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Sues New York State on Behalf of Families for Denying Lawful Medical Exemptions to School Children
An online press conference will take place Thursday, July 30th at 10:00 a.m. ET with the legal team, doctors and several of the plaintiffs (parent and their immune compromised children who have been refused an education).
Albany, NY—Attorneys Sujata Gibson, Michael H. Sussman, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Mary Holland filed a class action lawsuit last Thursday in Federal Court challenging the constitutionality of New York State’s Department of Health regulations that allow school principals to overrule treating physicians on recommendations about medical exemptions to immunization for medically fragile kids. The named plaintiffs, eight New York State families whose valid medical exemptions for their school children were overruled, and Children’s Health Defense (CHD) ask that the court declare the state policy unconstitutional and…
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