Deadline for opponents of vaccine law to file signatures for 2016 ballot referendum

FILE - A girl is at a doctor's office in this undated image. (KGO-TV)

Opponents of California's new childhood vaccine law are trying to meet today's deadline to file signatures to put a referendum on next year's November ballot.

They want to repeal the law that took effect this year, which required all California students to be vaccinated and eliminated a religious and personal belief exemption for parents. Opponents want a constitutional amendment to give parents the right to make all medical decisions involving their children.

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