(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

The issue of parental control and vaccines is in the spotlight for some potential 2016 presidential candidates.

FOX News Radio's Tonya J. Powers explains.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says parents should have some say-so on whether to vaccinate their kids.

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

(Christie) "It's much more important, I think, what you think as a parent, than what you think as a public official."

His remarks came after a recent measles outbreak in California sickened more than a hundred people in several states and Mexico, and placed parents who choose not to vaccinate their kids under new scrutiny.

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Another potential Republican White House prospect, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, said Monday he feels most vaccines should be voluntary.

 (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

Hillary Clinton, the leading Democrat contender for 2016, gave her opinion, tweeting "The science is clear: The earth is round, the sky is blue, and #vaccineswork ... #GrandmothersKnowBest".

Tonya J. Powers, FOX News Radio.

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