Author: Erin Donnelly
Presidential candidate and longtime Oprah Winfrey collaborator Marianne Williamson is backtracking after her comments about mandatory vaccinations sparked outcry.
During a campaign stop in Manchester, N.H. on Wednesday, the Democrat likened concerns over mandatory vaccinations to the abortion.
“To me, it’s no different than the abortion debate,” NBC News reporter Julia Jester says Williamson told supporters. “The U.S. government doesn’t tell any citizen, in my book, what they have to do with their body or their child.”
The author and spiritual adviser also reportedly called mandatory vaccinations “draconian and Orwellian.”
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