• In this April 20, 2012, file photo, nurse Catherine Craige draws a chickenpox vaccination in Berlin, Vt. Vermont parents who don't want their kids vaccinated can take a "philosophical exemption" for the last time in 2015, as Vermont became the first state to do away with the philosophical exemption. Lawmakers left the religious exemption intact. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

    Some Vermonters may get religion as vaccine outs narrow

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Parents in America’s least devout state may be forced to find religion if they want to exempt their kids from getting vaccinated.

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