"Recognize that governments have a tendency to grow, to infiltrate, and to control," Carson said during a recent interview with Fox New host Maria Bartiromo when asked about the Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act (IIMA), or HR 550.
The bill, currently being considered by the U.S. Senate after passing the House of Representatives with the support of 80 Republicans, will implement a major expansion of data systems used by public health departments to collect information about Americans' vaccination history.
"That's why we have a Constitution," Carson continued. "The Constitution was given to the people of this country, so that they could control the growth of government. And this is a prime example of what government growth would do, h
aving this database, first of all, subjecting people to the COVID [jab]. But it'll secondarily be used for other things as well."
New Hampshire Democrat Rep. Annie Kuster, who authored HR 550, said in a November statement that her legislation could be used to "remind patients when they are due for a recommended vaccine and identify areas with low vaccination rates." HR 550 would boost funding to vaccine providers while enhancing "real-time" reporting of vaccination data, she boasted.
"What this bill would create is more access for CDC for your immunization data, and the need for states to follow CDC recommendations or get cut off from federal funding," medical freedom group Stand for Health Freedom warned. Read More...