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Fox News' Megyn Kelly Says Childhood Vaccination Should Involve 'Big Brother'

02/03/2015 12:23 pm ET | Updated Feb 03, 2015

Megyn Kelly and Bill O'Reilly agree: Parents should vaccinate their children.

During a discussion on "The O'Reilly Factor" Monday night, Kelly and O'Reilly tackled the controversial issue, focusing in on politicians, like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), who have recently suggested that parents should have "some measure of choice" when it comes to vaccinating their children.

The conversation turned personal, however, when O'Reilly bluntly asked Kelly if she opposed mandatory vaccinations for children.

"No," Kelly responded. "And I want to say, on the record, I have three children under the age of six. I've vaccinated all of them, on time, as the doctor prescribed."

Though Kelly was sympathetic to parents and politicians who received bad information on vaccinations in the past, she stated that the science is "very certain today" on the benefits of the practice.

Ultimately, Kelly concluded that government involvement when it comes to vaccination might not be such a bad thing.

"This is going to be a big issue for these politicians going forward, because it's about Big Brother," she said. "But on the other hand, some things do require some involvement of Big Brother."

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