In this episode Doug looks at the return of the tone policing beltway media where bipartisanship is a one way street to the GOP. A Republican in the Ohio Senate introduces yet another bill to kick poor people while they are down during a pandemic. Meanwhile the GOP super majority in the Ohio state house promote two members who don’t know how science works as chairs of health care committees including a Doctor who might actually be racist.
Ohio is one of 47 states to have a religious and reasons of conscience exemption to mandatory child immunization. It is those exemptions that led to outbreaks like the measles outbreak last year that reached 21 states including Ohio. The Secular Coalition for America is starting a new campaign to ‘Put Kids First’ by asking state legislatures to repeal non-medical exemptions to immunizations.