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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By Turquesa
Vaccination News is up with National because it...

Vaccination News is up with National because it doesn't look Alaska-specific. Thanks for contributing.

ETA: I'd love to get something for Alaska, though. I'm surprised that I can't find anything!
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,653
Posted By Turquesa
Californians, please sign this:...

Californians, please sign this: https://www.change.org/p/california-governor-stop-sb277-forced-vaccinations-to-attend-daycare-school-in-california
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By Turquesa
Like I said, I don't feel comfortable creating...

Like I said, I don't feel comfortable creating any sort of hierarchy of oppression. It's a no-brainer that I'd rather be living an ostracized, homeschooling, non-vaccine compliant life in West...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Turquesa
HBO: Bill Maher Interviews RFK, Jr.

Did you catch it? It's definitely worth your 10 minutes.
http://www.boughtmovie.com/robert-f-kennedy-jr-real-time-with-bill-maher/

Maher has stood up to vaxxifacism before, and he's doing it...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By Turquesa
Could you clarify what you mean by your question...

Could you clarify what you mean by your question usually-lurking?

I don't know if I can easily set up a hierarchy of crazy mentalities in history. I do think that in 100 years, today's editorial...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By Turquesa
No. prosciencemum is correct. The women's...

No. prosciencemum is correct. The women's suffrage movement in Britain got pretty wild, crazy, and riotous. That said, the forced-vax movement is on the wrong side of history.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By Turquesa
I've had to stop visiting pro-vaccine hate pages,...

I've had to stop visiting pro-vaccine hate pages, including Dr. Pan's Facebook page. It was just bad for my psyche. Too much hate.

I cannot think of a single cause fueled by this much hate and...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,315
Posted By Turquesa
It's still very much relevant, though. I would...

It's still very much relevant, though. I would argue that there's better safety research for non-pregnant adults to receive TDaP than for pregnant women to do so. (Efficacy is an entirely different...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By Turquesa
So let's summarize why invoking the name of the...

So let's summarize why invoking the name of the immunocompromised is a poor way to push for vaccine schedule compliance.

1. Some vaccines required for school admission don't even transmit casually...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,315
Posted By Turquesa
NM. I need to figure out a way to articulate...

NM. I need to figure out a way to articulate myself better, when I'm not still groggy. :) I loved your post, though.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Turquesa
The REAL memo they didn't get is that when a...

The REAL memo they didn't get is that when a non-urgent vaccine gets fast-tracked to approval with inadequate research, things like this happen. :)

How lucky you are that the rest of the...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-24-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Turquesa
HPV Whack-A-Mole

Who wants a ride on the serotype replacement wagon?

How much HPV have we ended up preventing? How much cancer?

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/women-who-received-hpv-vaccine-may-need-another-shot/
Forum: Vaccinations   04-24-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,315
Posted By Turquesa
Because fetuses cannot spread flu or pertussis to...

Because fetuses cannot spread flu or pertussis to others. Because fetuses aren't playing in soil and needing a tetanus shot. Because some of us demand a higher standard of evidence before we are ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-24-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By Turquesa
Texas is updated.

Texas is updated.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-24-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,315
Posted By Turquesa
In other words, they shouldn't have any with...

In other words, they shouldn't have any with vaccines?

Don't answer that. I don't want to ensnare you in an MDC UA.

I just find this protective bubble around vaccines fascinating. They're ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-24-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Turquesa
There's also a third bad bill, SB 1114, to force...

There's also a third bad bill, SB 1114, to force vaccine compliance on teachers.

I'm not sure what its fate will be, but yesterday in Committee, it got a good 'ol Texas ass-whoopin.' :grin: ...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-24-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By Turquesa
http://www.vaccinatecalifornia.org/talking_points...

http://www.vaccinatecalifornia.org/talking_points



You can also check out Pan's Facebook page. That claim is ubiquitous there.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-24-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By Turquesa
The trouble is that there's no evidence of it...

The trouble is that there's no evidence of it actually working, i.e. getting unvaccinated or "under-vaccinated" kids vaccinated. No promoter of these bills has taken the time to research how many...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-24-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By Turquesa
As bitchy as it sounds, yes, it's part of an...

As bitchy as it sounds, yes, it's part of an entitlement complex.

Realistic, science-minded parents know that their medically fragile children are in danger in a classroom setting, with or...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-24-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 905
Posted By Turquesa
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/09/do...

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/09/don-t-get-stuck-with-expired-flu-vaccine/index.htm



Bolding mine. Flu vaccines don't have a long life.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,653
Posted By Turquesa
California legislators have made their position...

California legislators have made their position clear. Having children up-to-date on Hepatitis B vaccination--even while they have no quantifiable risk of catching the disease--is more important...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-23-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,653
Posted By Turquesa
This interview got Sen. Block squirming. ...

This interview got Sen. Block squirming. http://www.sandiego6.com/news/sd6-in-the-morning/Calif-vaccine-bill-Why-some-support-it-301084811.html

Here's the companion story:...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-23-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,315
Posted By Turquesa
I'm not concerned about the contraindicated...

I'm not concerned about the contraindicated vaccines. I'm pretty confident that women could get out of MMR shots, for example. My concerns are with those that are "officially" recommended to...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-23-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,315
Posted By Turquesa
Can you provide evidence of pregnant nurses being...

Can you provide evidence of pregnant nurses being allowed to get a medical exemption from employer-mandated flu shots? I finally found the Texas bill and see no such provision. ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-23-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,653
Posted By Turquesa
Totally. Frankly, I could use that kind of...

Totally. Frankly, I could use that kind of support now! :flipped
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