Just keeping up with a former local TV star and his not-so-expert medical opinion.
For the record, TKC doesn't know and doesn't care what people do with their youngsters. But we're not pretending to have an informed opinion on global pandemic epidemiology . . . Unlike a politico who spent most of his career betwixt commercials for siding.
Here's his money line from a recent COVID politico ploy . . .
Sen. Mike Thompson, R-Shawnee, said the legislation simply reaffirms religious rights already enshrined in the state constitution. He then repeated his false claims that vaccines are harmful and that COVID-19 poses no threat to children.
“It gives parents discretion as to whether or not they want their kid to take a vaccine that is actually dangerous, and has been proven to be so,” Thompson said. “These kids are not at risk.”
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s latest summary of Kansas deaths attributed to COVID-19 included four fatalities among children 0-9 years of age and three fatalities among youth aged 10 to 17.
Thompson also said it was important to “get these people these medicines and give these doctors the latitude they need, because this is the final nail in the coffin.”
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Kansas GOP lawmaker convinces his colleagues to back 'dangerous' bill that provides him with legal cover
Sen. Mark Steffen succeeded Tuesday in persuading Republicans on a health panel to advance legislation that would clear him from punishment by state regulators for prescribing ivermectin to COVID-19 patients.The Hutchinson Republican and anesthesiologist revealed last month he was under investigatio...
TOPEKA, Kansas - Republicans in the Kansas Legislature are uniting behind a bill to stop the state's medical board from disciplining physicians who prescribe unproven off-label drugs to COVID-19 patients. In addition to explicitly authorizing the prescribing of off-label drugs to treat COVID-19, the measure requires pharmacists to dispense the drugs even if they have concerns about their safety.
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