Calm, cool, rational discussion.

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Slippy, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    I'd appreciate some opinions here, about how this would make you feel, or respond, as a parent.

    My 12 year old brought me home a form tonight for 2 new immunizations. Not required by law, new on the market.

    Here's where my problem lies, in one of the paragraphs on the form:

    "the vast majority of students in grade 7 have the capacity to make informed decisions and give informed consent for vaccination. This is their legal right and as health care providers, we have a legal and ethical responsibility to make sure this happens."

    Pardon fucking me?
     
  2. Popeye Saavedra

    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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    It's Canada. Bunch of fucking hippies.
     
  3. nazdrowie

    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

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    you know it now costs $82 for plate renewal up here?

    fuckin' ponderous :facepalm:
     
  4. nazdrowie

    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

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    flu shots are completely unnecessary
     
  5. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

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    your kids attend the french canadian school system, don't they?
     
  6. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Great. So now we've run out of criminals to make license plates, and test monkeys for new drugs.

    Fuck it, I'm moving to the States.
     
  7. wicked smaaaht

    wicked smaaaht New Member

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    Wait...isn't legal consent like 15 or something in Canada?
     
  8. Pony

    Pony Well-Known Member VIP

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    That's ridiculous. Did you ever solve the mystery of the unplugged laptop?
     
  9. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    :mad: My kids attend the English school, where french is forced upon us until Grade 10.

    What does that have to do with trying to tell a 12 year old he can choose to be a lab rat for drugs at 12, without his mother's consent?
     
  10. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Yes, yes I did. He took it home while I was gone to jack off to porn, couldn't figure out how to hook it up at his house, then brought it back here and couldn't figure out how to hook it back up again.
     
  11. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    You're a socialist country.

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  12. MatthewT

    MatthewT Awaiting The Rapture VIP

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    dunno how it is in canada, but in the US, you can't have the nurse give your kid an aspirin without written documentation from you giving them permission for the aspirin.

    now, the abortion pill, that they can take secretly on their own, without your knowledge as a parent...
     
  13. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Notable Member VIP

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    Move in with me, gumdrop! We can thrust into eternity. :madsex:
     
  14. blairg

    blairg loving Mari

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    a very important part of that letter:

    In the event that a nurse determines a student is not able to understand the information being presented, and therefore is not able to provide informed consent, the nurse will contact the student’s parent or guardian.

    that letter isn't for 1 specific parent, it's most likely made out so children of bible thumping Jehovas etc. who won't allow their child to get any immunizations, to let them know they have the right to it.
     
  15. Pony

    Pony Well-Known Member VIP

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    Makes total sense. :up: Whew.
     
  16. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Thinking big VIP

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    That is just nuts Slippy.

    A 12 year old is capable of making a rational decision about their health care? WTF?
     
  17. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

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    how does he remember which of your parts to hook up?
     
  18. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    God only knows what they put in that shit
     
  19. Popeye Saavedra

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    White people problems. :jj:
     
  20. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Told you. :coffee:

    Teh Vyb is very rarely wrong. :pimp: