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September 01, 2016

Dismissal of Whitlow Complaint

Following the Court’s denial of the Motion for a Preliminary Injunction all Plaintiffs have, for strategic reasons, voluntarily agreed to dismiss their complaint without prejudice to refiling it.

August 26, 2016

Court Denies Plaintiffs’ Motion For Preliminary Injunction Halting SB 277—Children Now Barred From School, Plaintiffs To Appeal

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California denied a preliminary injunction, which would have prevented the exclusion of thousands of California children from a classroom education.

August 11, 2016

NBC 7: Opponents Challenge California’s Vaccination Law

A new law requiring all students in California to be vaccinated will be the subject of a legal challenge Friday afternoon in San Diego.

August 02, 2016

Capitol Weekly: State’s vaccination law under fire

At least three lawsuits have been filed seeking to overturn California’s new law that prevents children from attending public or private school or day care without getting mandatory vaccinations.

July 15, 2016

Amended SB 277 Complaint Filed; Preliminary Injunction Hearing August 12

Yesterday in federal court, an Amended Complaint was filed against California’s new mandatory vaccination law, SB 277.

July 06, 2016

Temporary Restraining Order Denied for SB 277 Lawsuit–Plaintiffs Ready to File for a Preliminary Injunction

It requested emergency relief because the law is already impacting students, such as students who receive special education services during the summer months. The TRO was denied yesterday in San Diego Federal Court. 

July 05, 2016

San Diego Union Tribune: Anti-vaccine lawsuit challenges school requirements

Opponents of California’s new law requiring children to get vaccinated against various diseases in order to attend public or private schools have sued in San Diego federal court to block enactment of the law on Constitutional grounds.

July 05, 2016

LA Times: Opponents sue to stop California’s vaccination law

A group of parents and the nonprofit Education 4 All filed a suit Friday to overturn the law in U.S. District Court in San Diego. The suit claims that the law violates California children’s right to an education under the state’s constitution.

July 01, 2016

Injunction Sought for Mandatory Vaccine Law SB 277— Court Case Filed On Implementation Day

Today California parents challenge a new law that repeals California’s 55 year old personal belief exemption from mandatory vaccination. That law, Senate Bill 277 (SB 277) passed in 2015, goes into effect today July 1, 2016.

July 01, 2016

History of SB277 in Media Articles

A collection of articles to help understand the history and implications of SB 277 for school aged children in California.