NVIC co-founder and president Barbara Loe Fisher calls for rejection of utilitarianism as the foundation of public health laws and the embracing of a more compassionate ethic based on respect for autonomy and informed consent.
A powerful defense of freedom of thought, speech, conscience and religious belief, Fisher provides a brief review and analysis of the history of philosophy and ideology that has impacted public health polices and vaccine laws in the U.S.
Listen, view or read this commentary to learn more about informed consent as a human right. This commentary is also available in a podcast version below and here.
Read the full NVIC overview here.
See Kindred’s Vaccine Safety and Informed Choice Resources here.