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Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   Yesterday, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Turquesa
Pediatric Responses to Delayed Vaccination

This is likely my least favorite source of vaccine information. It's not only hyperbolic and dumbed down, but the grammar in the title is even wrong. ...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,185
Posted By Turquesa
A great analysis from an attorney, one who is...

A great analysis from an attorney, one who is actually licensed to practice :)
http://www.ageofautism.com/2016/07/battle-for-california-stopping-the-pharma-juggernaut.html
Forum: Vaccinations   07-23-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By Turquesa
MyLittleTiger addressed your first paragraph...

MyLittleTiger addressed your first paragraph well, i.e. that the letter does not explicitly indicate representation of Bigtree and Tomney, so I'll move on to your second.

This is the first time...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-22-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,185
Posted By Turquesa
Uh, thanks, but that sidesteps my concerns. ...

Uh, thanks, but that sidesteps my concerns. State legislators assuaged their opposition with reassurance that medical exemptions would come solely at physicians' discretion, and that principle was...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-22-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By Turquesa
Nice try, but the burden-of-proof ball remains in...

Nice try, but the burden-of-proof ball remains in your court. You're claiming that Wakefield and Bigtree are involved, and nobody has to prove the negative that they're not.

Anti-defamation laws...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-21-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By Turquesa
If you're feeling uninspired or otherwise not...

If you're feeling uninspired or otherwise not inclined to prove yourself, you can cross our the first-person phrases, (e.g. "I understand that" or "I agree"), and replace them with, "My health care...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-21-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Turquesa
To answer the OP, I haven't read this entire...

To answer the OP, I haven't read this entire article, but the link contains a chart of herd immunity rates for different diseases. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/herd-immunity.html

To hear 95%...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-21-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By Turquesa
I'm one of the few PITAs who actually reads long...

I'm one of the few PITAs who actually reads long contracts at banks and car dealers and challenges certain provisions. :Sheepish My signature does not go on anything that I do not understand, do...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-21-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,185
Posted By Turquesa
@teacozy...

@teacozy (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=229379) were the doctors prescribing ADHD medications first guaranteed in Congressional hearings and by legal statute that they could exercise...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-17-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,185
Posted By Turquesa
Please link me to a health department that...

Please link me to a health department that monitors the prescription activity of personally identifiable, individual physicians in order to prevent ADHD prescription abuse.
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-14-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Turquesa
Here's what stood out for me. When...

Here's what stood out for me.



When Washington was trying to strip exemption rights, only one grassroots forced-vaxxer with a very noisy presence on Facebook showed up to testify. In Oregon,...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-14-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Turquesa
"No Religions are against Vaccines"

I was reading about a lawsuit being filed in Michigan. (https://www.thomasmore.org/news/michigans-systematic-inquisition-parents-religious-objection-vaccines-leads-federal-lawsuit-thomas-law-center/)...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-12-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Turquesa
When NYC pulled this little stunt, they got shut...

When NYC pulled this little stunt, they got shut down by the courts under the rationale that this decision was to be left to the state. If this passes, it will be interesting to see how it pans out...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-11-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
Say whaaaa? I question the teachings of my faith...

Say whaaaa? I question the teachings of my faith all of the time. I would hope that other people of faith do the same. That comes no where close to the Stasi-esque "sincerity testing" of families...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-11-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
The ridiculousness of it all is that there's no...

The ridiculousness of it all is that there's no way to micromanage every last "gathering," and yet the State and the occasional vax compliance enthusiasts will certainly try.

Crowds form at...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-10-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Turquesa
My GP mentioned it as part of a long checklist of...

My GP mentioned it as part of a long checklist of items that she was supposed to get through during the appointment. She didn't even blink when I said, "No thanks." Flu shot pushers can admonish...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-10-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
Another thought to add is that it's easy for...

Another thought to add is that it's easy for people in a place of privilege, vax-compliant in this case, to be tsk-tsk, what's-the-big-deal dismissive of those who have to swim upstream in the face...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-10-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
They were also OK with quarantining menstruating...

They were also OK with quarantining menstruating women in Leviticus 15:19. (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Leviticus+15%3A19-24&version=KJV)

That said, most of us fortunately don't...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-10-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
This is a huge stretch. Quarantine and...

This is a huge stretch. Quarantine and vaccination are not the same thing. Nothing in the Scriptures requires children to undergo a particular prophylactic medical intervention in order to join...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-10-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
Thanks for the PM. For a gathering of 3...

Thanks for the PM.

For a gathering of 3 hours per day for 5 days, "summer camp" is a misnomer. My own LOs are going to attend a VBS this summer for 2 hours a day for 4 days. Hardly a "camp."
...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-09-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
Vacation Bible School is not summer camp. Very,...

Vacation Bible School is not summer camp. Very, very different actually.
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-09-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
So how does this work? Do government agents show...

So how does this work? Do government agents show up in dark suits and sunglasses to conduct random audits of mommy group play dates?
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-08-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
Well now that you've painted a better picture for...

Well now that you've painted a better picture for me, I'm imagining an influential pediatrician or professor at UCSD med school on their Body of Elders. Figures. :bang (Body of Elders is...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-08-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
Yea, a church, of all places, shouldn't be so...

Yea, a church, of all places, shouldn't be so dishonest as to claim that they are subject to state law on this one. ETA: Hopefully it's just honest ignorance instead of deliberate dishonesty.
...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   07-08-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,493
Posted By Turquesa
VBS: Fully Vaccinated Children Only!

http://kellythekitchenkop.com/can-the-church-require-vaccinations/

A church in California is requiring full vaccination for Vacation Bible School.

File this one under #thingsJesusneversaid...
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