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Do you think people should be granted non-medical COVID-19 vaccine exemptions?
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2361 Votes

Do you think people should be granted non-medical COVID-19 vaccine exemptions?

Yes, they should be granted exemptions.

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No, I think it should be mandatory.

13

Yes, they should be granted exemptions.

19 Comments
Frances Mayor
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Frances Mayor

This is still America and people have the right to decide what goes into their bodies. Yes I took the vaccine, my choice.

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

They shouldn't tell us what to put in our bodys

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Sussie Due
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Sussie Due

I was told by my Doctor NOT to take the vaccine based on my experience with life threatening reactions in the past. Therefore I know that reactions are possible.

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Kim Martin
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Kim Martin

OUR BODY, OUR CHOICE! We should have a decision what we do WITH OUR OWN BODIES!

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Donna Wells
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Donna Wells

We are still a "free" country at this point in time. That is one of the reasons so many people come to live here from Russia, China, etc. I chose the vaccine, but I believe everyone should still have a choice.

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Sadina Plumbtree
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Sadina Plumbtree

Everyone should have a choice about what goes into their body. Not everyone is willing to jump off a cliff because government and business says too. No one owns my body.

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Les Adams
Les Adams

Jumping off a cliff is unlikely to risk the lives of hundreds of other people.

Ashley Williams
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Ashley Williams

100% people should get to choose.

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Tamera Smith
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Tamera Smith

We should be able to make our own decisions, this is supposed to be the land of the free.

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M F
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M F

You should be able to have a conversation with your doctor to decide if you want vaccinated or not, NOT to have the govt tell you what you are going to get. And then to require papers? to be allowed into local stores and outdoor venues? I'll say no to that even though I chose vaccination

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Christena
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Christena

It should be a choice, plain and simple. If you want it get it, if you don't don't.

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Jeremy Logan
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Jeremy Logan

Because they are learning more about the virus and the effectiveness of the vaccine and the natural antibodies. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.08.24.21262415v1

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Phillip Shields
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Phillip Shields

because this shot doesn't prevent covid completely and ppl whom have it can still spread the variant. besides what every happened to MY BODY MY CHOICE !

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Rhonda Gunderson
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Rhonda Gunderson

I strongly believe people should be able to make the choice for themselves. Forcing someone to take the vaccine feels so very wrong. We should have a choice over what we put into our body.

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Scott Hansen
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Scott Hansen

Because the "medical experts" have refused to debate the safety and efficacy of the vaccines with other medical professionals who feel they are harmful or ineffective. There has been absolutely ZERO transparency.

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Angela Mendez
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Angela Mendez

My body my choice what goes in it

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Robert Northrup
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Robert Northrup

I live a healthy lifestyle and only take one prescribed pill a day. I've gotten the flu even though I had the current shot. Why should I or anyone else be forced to accept any shot or pill? If you are scared get a shot, mask up and keep your distance?

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Mark Hamilton
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Mark Hamilton

There is no long-term safety data on the vaccines and a lot of virologists are expressing concern that in 2-5 years we may see a large increase in vaccine-induced disease. It would be foolish to vaccinate a majority of people as there would be nobody to run things if this worst-case scenario happens

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Robert Northrup
Robert Northrup

Maybe that is the plan.

No, I think it should be mandatory.

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💛🖤 RAG 💛🖤

The ONLY way out of this and move on with life is to get VACCINATED!!!

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Lynn Huntley
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Lynn Huntley

I feel MY freedoms are being disrespected by those who stupidly refuse the vaccine and masking.

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Kenneth Emmrich
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Kenneth Emmrich

We sometimes as a society have to help those who can't make good decisions for themselves.

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John Bell
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John Bell

I am a M.D. and everyone, including Governor Brown, is underestimating this disease. What every indoor business needs is is a 'COVID passport', preventing entrance to anyone w/o double vaccination. No mask will stop a virus with a diameter of 100 Å. Period.

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Les Adams
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Les Adams

We can't afford to exempt people for their beliefs when those beliefs have no basis in fact.

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Stefan Kwiatkowski
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Stefan Kwiatkowski

Hospitals are getting full. THAT'S why.

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Tarasem
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Tarasem

If private businesses want it mandatorfor employees, fine. Their house, their rules. If the government wants it mandatory,well like "all good patriots" I am against anything any government demands ... .unless it is something I like.

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Kim Staack Read
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Kim Staack Read

Unless you can't get the vaccine due to medical conditions, get the vaccine!!

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Sheri Clarke
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Sheri Clarke

Until everyone is vaccinated this isn't going away! Not that I think it will ever go away.

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Shamra D Wampler
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Shamra D Wampler

Everyone should be vaccinated. The people that are refusing to get the shot are self centered, not caring about any of the elderly, people that don't have a strong immune system, children, and many others. They should be held legally responsible if they get others sick or people die around them.

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Robert Northrup
Robert Northrup

27 people on a cruise ship acquired COVID even though they were 98.9% vaccinated. One died. They caught it from each other. Are you willing to accept your own judgement if you get COVID and pass it on to others?

Jay Jantzen
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Jay Jantzen

Had not all people taken the Sabin polio vaccine, polio would still be affecting our lives. To not get vaccinated against the Covid is extremely selfish. BTW, God gave us brains to think and reason.

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Larry Hunt
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Larry Hunt

Things will never be normal again if we (all of us) don't attack the virus head on.

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Do you prefer a real Christmas tree or an artificial one?
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361 Votes

Do you prefer a real Christmas tree or an artificial one?

I prefer a real tree!

3

I prefer an artificial tree!

4

I prefer a real tree!

3 Comments
Les Adams
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Les Adams

I'd rather support Oregon families AND clean air than a Chinese factory.

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Ben Hargis
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Ben Hargis

There's enough fake in this world. I'll take real.

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Jessi Johnson Horn
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Jessi Johnson Horn

Don't actually celebrate Christmas. I celebrate Hanukkah, but I do like the real trees when I see them around.

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I prefer an artificial tree!

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Chase Mays
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Chase Mays

Allergic to real trees!

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Michael Miller
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Michael Miller

We've had an artificial tree for years and it's paid for itself many times over. The last real tree we bought soon began to smell like rotting vegetation.

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Dianne Price
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Dianne Price

It's good for many years! If it gets dusty--put it in the shower!!

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

We had a real tree once that got dry and alot of needles fell out

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Is the Omicron variant causing a change in your holiday plans?
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358 Votes

Is the Omicron variant causing a change in your holiday plans?

Yes, it is!

0

No, my plans are set.

9

Yes, it is!

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No, my plans are set.

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Kenneth Emmrich
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Kenneth Emmrich

My plans will not change. What will change is trying to limit my exposure to the Media Hysteria over this new variant.

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Scott Freshwaters
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Scott Freshwaters

I will not succumb to the fear mongering by the media, Fauci, and big pharma! Give me Liberty or give me death!

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Robert Northrup
Robert Northrup

Glad to here you are the side of common sense.

Ricky Whitehead
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Ricky Whitehead

I am not concerned about the new strain and it will not change our family plans for the holidays.

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Sussie Due
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Sussie Due

Its all over the news that its a mild virus that causes a mild cough and aches for a couple day. Im not worried about that at all.

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Jer W
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Jer W

I'm not going to live in fear of every new virus that develops.

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Robert Northrup
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Robert Northrup

We will all probably get COVID sooner or later. 45,545 fully vaccinated people have tested positive for COVID to date in Oregon. Omicron is even more contagious than Delta. I plan to be careful but if I get COVID so what? I will die or I won't.

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

My family.doesnt live in fear we live by faith and plus the covid variant is a mild case don't listen to the left wing media!

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Rick Allen
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Rick Allen

NO! Not in any way shape or form! I live by faith not by fear! So tired if the hype and fear mongers, the chicken little's of the world, the sky is falling, the sky is falling. Trust in the Lord and he shall make thy ways straight.

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