March 19, 2019 at 5:30 am

Facing a rising number of cases of measles in New York State, lawmakers are proposing a bill that would let teens get vaccinated without their parents’ consent. But does that infringe on parents’ rights? We have the report. Plus, The families of 9/11 first responders, and the activists who support them, are facing more funerals and potentially no funding for the brave men and women who became gravely ill after working at the World Trade Center after the attacks on 9/11. They recently came back after an appeal on Capitol Hill. Find out why they’re still fighting.

Aired on March 18, 2019.


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