Senate passes bill expanding vaccine exemptions for schools, day cares


A bill requiring pharmacists to fill ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine prescriptions for treating COVID-19 while broadening a religious exemption for vaccine mandates for public schools and day care centers passed out of the Senate early Thursday morning.

The Senate voted 21-16 to pass a bill that had been sought by Republican state Sen. Mark Steffen of Hutchinson, an advocate of using ivermectin who has said he is being investigated by the state Board of . . .


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