John Boehner: ‘All Children Ought To Be Vaccinated’

AP

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) weighed in on the vaccination debate Tuesday.

“I don’t know that we need another law, but I do believe all children ought to be vaccinated,” he told reporters.

Despite an absence of scientific evidence, some Republican presidential hopefuls — including Gov. Chris Christie (NJ) and Sen. Rand Paul (KY) — have given some credence to the notion of a link between vaccines and autism.

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