Throughline: NPR – Vaccination

Lesson Duration

“It’s a longstanding fight in the U.S., whether people can opt out of vaccination if that means jeopardizing the greater public’s health. In this episode, we look back at a 1905 Supreme Court case that set a precedent for whether or not the state can enforce compulsory vaccinations.”

Podcast (23 minutes). 

tags: common good, classical republicanism, natural rights, individual rights


Throughline: NPR