Your Child Does NOT Have To Be Vaccinated To Attend School, Here’s Why…

Check with your state law to exempt your child from vaccines.

Check with your state law to exempt your child from vaccines.

As you’re going over your child’s back-to-school list, there’s one thing you can cross off:  vaccines.

You’ve probably seen Marcella Piper-Terry’s brilliant “NO SHOTS, NO SCHOOL … NOT TRUE!” campaign. [1] (Thank you, Marcella, for all your hard work. What a great idea!) And I, along with many others, have written about vaccine exemptions before. But at this time of year—and with the misinformation that’s out there—I believe it’s worth covering again. The bottom line is, your child does NOT have to be vaccinated to attend school.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

There is no federal law mandating vaccine exemptions. They are left up to individual states. Every state has at least one kind. Some have two or even three. All 50 states have a medical exemption. All states except Mississippi and West Virginia have religious exemptions. And 18 have philosophical exemptions.

To find out which exemptions are available in your state and how you go about getting one, visit the National Vaccine Information Center website. [2] Click on your state on the map. You will find a page of links that contain specific requirements and, in most cases, forms for each type. You can also Google your state’s name and “health department” for information.

Medical Exemptions

A medical exemption has to come from a medical doctor.

I’ve told my personal story before, but I’ll tell it again for those who haven’t heard it. Early in 2009, my grandson, Jake, saw a homeopathic pediatrician who gave him a medical exemption for school. She filled in the Commonwealth of Virginia School Entrance Health Form, listing all the vaccines he had received since birth and their dates. In the Conditional Enrollment and Exemptions section, she wrote, “Jake is recovering from autism and is now a child with ADHD with residual autistic traits. Further vaccines may put him back into autism,” and signed and dated it. That fall, the school accepted it with no questions or comments. I’m pretty sure that medical exemptions cannot be revoked. At least I hope I’m right. If I sound hesitant and uncertain, it’s because my research has raised some doubts in my mind as to whether a medical exemption is the best option.

According to Barbara Loe Fisher, founder of NVIC, “… it is almost impossible to get an American doctor to write a medical exemption today because the medical conditions, which qualify for a medical contraindication have been severely narrowed by CDC and AAP so that very few medical conditions qualify as a contraindication to vaccination. Therefore, it follows that very few medical conditions officially qualify for a medical exemption to vaccination.” [3]

I don’t know which medical conditions qualify for an exemption or who oversees the exemptions, but I have heard that a medical exemption can be turned down by a state health department. With that in mind, it’s probably easier to get one of the following exemptions.

Religious Exemptions

Requirements for religious exemptions vary by state. In most states, you don’t have to belong to a particular church (or any church), but some states require a letter from a “spiritual advisor” confirming that you are sincere about your beliefs. In other states (such as Virginia), you just need to sign a form saying vaccines violate your religious beliefs.

Philosophical Exemptions

A philosophical exemption is based on a personal belief that doesn’t have to be religious. States currently accepting a philosophical exemption are Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin. Some of these states require the parent to sign the form at the local health department in front of a staff member.

Proof of Immunity

If you can show proof of immunity, you may be able to get an exemption. This requires submitting proof that your child has had a particular disease, that he has been vaccinated against the disease, or that his titers show immunity to the disease.

Back to my grandson. The same pediatrician who gave Jake a medical exemption offered to test his titers. He had been fully vaccinated between 1 day and 15 months, receiving 30 doses of vaccines. The results of his tests showed that he was still immune to measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, and hepatitis B more than six years after his last vaccine.

My oldest daughter had a different experience. Her pediatrician told her that an insurance company wouldn’t pay for titer testing, which he said was expensive. He wasn’t willing to do it—even when she said she would pay for the tests. This is absolutely criminal on at least two counts. Titer testing should be covered by insurance. If you don’t have insurance, it should be free. After all, it’s ridiculously easy to get free vaccines. More important, the tests should be required by law after the first shot in any series. These tests could prevent many unnecessary vaccines for many children. The point I’m getting to here is, if you’re lucky enough to find a doctor who will give you a medical exemption, he would probably test your child’s titers, which would give you—and the school—proof of immunity.

A FEW EXAMPLES

Here are several states and their exemption laws. I have chosen these because they illustrate the wide range of specific requirements. Keep in mind that, in some states, legislators are being pressured to do away with different kinds of vaccine exemptions. So, the following information is subject to change at any time.

Colorado

The Colorado Medical Exemption form includes options for children in child care through grade 5 and says that “The physical condition of the above named person is such that immunization would endanger life or health or is medically contraindicated due to other medical conditions.” The form must be signed by a medical doctor. [4]

South Carolina

In South Carolina, a licensed physician must submit a request in order to receive the medical exemption form. For a religious exemption, parents have to call the local health department and set up an appointment. [5]

Virginia

The Virginia K–12 Religious Exemption form (which my family has used) states: “The administration of immunizing agents conflicts with the above named student’s/my religious tenets or practices.” Like most (if not all) exemptions, it also says, “I understand, that in the occurrence of an outbreak, potential epidemic or epidemic of a vaccine-preventable disease in my/my child’s school, the State Health Commissioner may order my/my child’s exclusion from school, for my/my child’s own protection, until the danger has passed.” The form has to be signed by the parent and notarized. [6]

Montana

The Montana Religious Exemption form says: “I, the undersigned, swear or affirm that immunization against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus, polio, rubella, mumps and measles is contrary to my religious tenets and practices. I also understand that I am subject to the penalty for false swearing if I falsely claim a religious exemption for the above-named student [i.e. a fine of up to $500, up to 6 months in jail, or both (Sec. 45-7-202, MCA)].” A new form must be submitted each year, signed by the parent and the student (if 18 or older) and notarized. [7]

Idaho

The Idaho Certificate of Immunization Exemption states that “As the parent/guardian of [student’s name], I am opposed to having my child receive the immunization(s) checked in Section 1 of this form for the following reason(s).” There is space to fill in the reason. [8]

Texas

In Texas, parents who want a philosophical  exemption must sign an Affidavit Request for Exemption from Immunization for Reasons of Conscience. The form can be mailed, faxed, hand delivered, or filled in online. [9]

ACT NOW

As you can see, the laws about exemptions vary from state to state. Some are as simple as checking a box and signing a form. Others require that you write a statement about your belief. Still others require that you or your doctor submit a request in order to receive the exemption form.

Whichever exemption you opt for, it’s vital that you learn what the laws are in your state and act quickly to do what you need to do before your child starts school. Some states are trying to take away religious and philosophical exemptions, and it’s becoming more and more difficult to get a medical exemption. The sooner you act, the better.

If your pediatrician won’t listen to your concerns and threatens to discharge your child as a patient if you refuse to vaccinate, find another doctor. You can ask friends for suggestions or Google “vaccine-friendly doctors” or “no-vax doctors” for a doctor who is open to an alternate schedule—or no schedule, if that’s your choice. Sometimes doctors in a family practice will accept unvaccinated children. Another option is to find a younger doctor. In a recent poll, about 15 percent of young doctors said they’re “starting to adopt a more individualized approach to vaccinations in direct response to the vaccine safety concerns of parents,” … “including delaying vaccinations or giving children fewer vaccines on the same day or continuing to provide medical care for those families, who decline use of one or more vaccines.” [10] It makes sense that a doctor who will accept a child who isn’t vaccinated according to the AAP schedule may also be amenable to writing a medical exemption—and/or testing your child’s titers.

If these efforts aren’t successful, talk to a lawyer who is knowledgeable about vaccine exemptions. Google “vaccine exemption lawyer,” or ask friends for suggestions. Especially in states that require personal belief statements, a lawyer can head off problems that may be difficult, if not impossible, to correct. For more information, I highly recommend that you listen to the conversation between Dr. Mayer Eisenstein and attorney Alan Phillips. [11]

I can think of two more ideas that, although they might not be a first choice, are possibilities. I personally know parents who have moved to a state with friendlier exemptions. I also know parents who end up homeschooling their children. For me, either option is preferable to letting a child have unnecessary, untested, and unsafe vaccines. Remember: We’re talking 49 doses of vaccines by age 4 to 6. And by the time a child has been through high school, we’re talking a total of approximately 70 doses. We’re talking lab-altered viruses and bacteria; aluminum; mercury; formaldehyde; phenoxyethanol; gluteraldehyde; sodium borate; sodium chloride; sodium acetate; monosodium glutamate (MSG); hydrochloric acid; hydrogen peroxide; lactose; gelatin; yeast protein; egg albumin; bovine and human serum albumin; antibiotics; and unidentified contaminants. [12]

DON’T “BUY” INTO THE BS

As usual, “the other side” is working hard to make sure kids stay vaccinated.

“Studies have shown that the harder it is to obtain an exemption, the less parents use it. Some are motivated by convenience. Others see the hurdles as a sign of how seriously society regards immunizations.” [13]

The gist of this article is to make exemptions more difficult to obtain by requiring parents to be counseled by their pediatricians on “the risks of vaccination versus leaving a child unprotected.” And—get this—requiring insurance and Medicaid to cover the counseling. After all, it’s effective. “About 85 percent of parents who had withheld vaccines changed their mind after group information sessions at the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.”

Why not call a spade a spade? A “group information session” is propaganda. More of the same. If parents can have a free counseling session with their pediatrician to convince them to have their children vaccinated—free if they can’t afford them—then let’s require insurance and Medicaid to pay for titer testing (and the visit) and make it free for uninsured patients.

ONE MORE TIME …

NO SHOTS, NO SCHOOL … NOT TRUE!

 

REFERENCES

1. http://vaxtruth.org/

2. www.nvic.org/Vaccine-Laws/state-vaccine-requirements.aspx

3. www.ageofautism.com/2012/03/the-battle-to-defend-non-medical-vaccine-exemptions-is-worth-fighting.html

4. www.cdphe.state.co.us/dc/Immunization/Forms/CARD-certofimm.pdf

5. www.scdhec.gov/health/disease/immunization/faq.htm#exemption1

6. www.vdh.state.va.us/epidemiology/Immunization/documents/SchoolRegulations/cre_1.pdf

7. www.dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/immunization/documents/HES_113_religious_exemp.pdf

8. http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/Portals/0/Health/Immunizations/Exemption%20Form%20-%20School.pdf

9. https://webds.dshs.state.tx.us/immco/

10. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/03/25/defending-vaccine-exemptions.aspx

11. www.naturalnews.com/036666_vaccine_rights_Alan_Phillips_Dr_Mayer_Eisenstein.html

12. www.nvic.org/downloads/49-doses-posterb.aspx

13. www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-09/make-it-hard-for-parents-to-deny-their-kids-vaccines.html

 

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  • Marcella

    Thank-you, Jennifer.
    Excellent article!

  • http://twitter.com/VaccineRisks Vaccine Risks

    Thank you Jennifer for this extremely relevant, helpful and well formulated article.

  • 2shoot

    Wish I could share on FB!

  • Spearce

    Very, very good article, Jennifer. Our vaccine group is having a showing of the DVD The Greater Good this Saturday and we will have copies of your article available for people to take home with them, along with other handouts.

  • Spearce

     Jennifer, should I get permission from you first?

  • http://www.facebook.com/nicole.johnsoncirulnick Nicole Johnson-Cirulnick

    I live in NY state, Suffolk county…my kids have been vaccinated but my belief in medicine has changed and I wish I never gave them any vaccinations…Is it possible to opt out when my kids have been vaccinated in the past…I don’t want to follow the state requirements on vaccinations…any advice please..

  • Spearce

    By the summer of 1999, I had researched vaccination for about nine months and knew it was something God didn’t want me to allow for my children. It wasn’t His fault it took me so long to finally realize it. Two of my sons were already out of high school and the other two were still in school, so I got religious exemptions for them for the rest of their school years. It was difficult at that time to get religious exemptions in Wyoming, but I knew God didn’t want me to have them vaccinated, so I was able to convince the State Health Officer. Then, in 2001, the WY Supreme Court decided the State Health Dep’t could no longer question a parent’s statement that it was against his or her religion. The parent now only has to fill out a simple form without an explanation or anything, except notarization, and it must be granted. The same court also decided that medical exemptions must be granted if a medical doctor agreed to it on the medical exemption form. You still have to find a physician who is considered a physician by the state, but it is not as difficult now to get that exemption as it used to be before 2001. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/matthew.l.hays Matthew L Hays

    Not so in the state of Mississippi. 

  • PDDMOM

    I live in TEXAS and have not been vaccinating my children for 4 years. Obtaining the waiver for exception is easy you just go to https://webds.dshs.state.tx.us/immco/ put in some info and in less than two weeks you get the waiver. You have to have it notarized and once you do you give one to school or daycare and they can not say anything. I have had no issues with it.

  • Motherknowsbestest

    Interesting to know your rights, but there’s no real evidence to show that vaccines are harmful. Studies have been done in various countries, including the United States, to examine cases of autism before and after the elimination of “bad” vaccines. Getting rid of the so-called harmful vaccines did not peter the number of autism cases; rather, all of the anti-vaccine propaganda has caused outbreaks of old diseases like whooping cough and measles — illnesses that are completely preventable.

  • http://vactruth.com Jeffry John Aufderheide

    You may want to re-evaluate your thought process. If vaccines work as advertised, children who have been vaccinated against whooping cough would be completely protected.

    “Vaccinated adolescents and adults may serve as reservoirs for silent
    infection and become potential transmitters to unprotected infants.”

    Emerging Infections Diseases

    Vol. 6, No. 5, September-October 2000
    http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/6/5/00-0512_article.htm

  • Puerto Rico

     I don’t know if you will get this mother knows best.  Its not the vaccine that is bad it is what they are adding to the vaccines that are causing the problem. And of course they are going to say that there isn’t any proof.  Those who don’t believe is because they haven’t experienced any problems.  Some children don’t show any signs and others get hit harder.  Depending their system.  Question does anyone know if I can get a waiver here in puerto rico.  Here you have to vaccinate your babies. the doctores ask you and they have cards that they ask to see.  I vaccinated my son until 6 months he is 19 months now.  What can I do.  Another probleme I have is my husband is blind. And doesn’t feel I have enough proof although I showed it to him.  The doctor doesn’t know but how can I waver it. Please help my e-mail is jsskjorge@yahoo.com

  • Jennifer Hutchinson

     Thank you, Spearce. You are welcome to hand out copies out of the article–just reference Vactruth as the source.

  • Jennifer Hutchinson

     Nicole, it’s my understanding that just because your kids have been vaccinated in the past doesn’t mean you can’t opt out now. Just check NY’s requirements carefully so you follow the correct process.

  • Jennifer Hutchinson

     You may share the article on FB, no problem. Thank you!

  • Argus

    Just because a particular vaccine does not work perfectly, that means they all do no good? What kind of reasoning is that?
    And where’s your evidence that vaccines are advertised to provide 100% protection all the time?
    What you have posted is a straw man argument.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lowell-Hubbs/1285214003 Lowell Hubbs

    The state of New York appears to have only the medical and religious exemption available. Of course, there is no reason that previous vaccination should ever affect eligibility for a first time exemption.
     
    Medical Exemption :  This is when a medical doctor certifies that a vaccine is hazardous for the individual. (Unfortunately, most doctors refuse to sign a medical waiver.)

    Religious Exemption : A parents religious “beliefs” are sufficient to qualify for the religious exemption. The parents do NOT have to be part of a recognized religious organization or church.

    [Religious exemption is closely parallel to conscientious objection, in my view].
     
    ————-

    Vaccine Laws-Outline
    http://www.nvic.org/vaccine-laws.aspx
     
    New York State Exemption Page
    http://www.vaclib.org/exempt/newyork.htm

    Excerpts:
    Note: New York is probably the most difficult state in the US in which to exercise your right to determine what goes into your body and your children’s bodies. We encourage you to join with activists groups that are letting “authorities” know that vaccine mandates are unacceptable.

    Given the pitfalls of dealing with NY school officials and other state employees, it is recommended you consider the following actions:

    Contact NYexemptionHelp and follow their step by step instructions. (Note: after receiving introductory information for free, additional information requires a small charge.)

    Or read the background information below and then contact NYexemptionHelp.

    Or do the process yourself. As noted above NY state exemptions require more knowledge and care than does any other US state.
    http://www.vaclib.org/exempt/newyork.htm

    For help with New York school exemptions, please contact:
    http://www.vaclib.org/exempt/stateincludes/nyhelp.htm#cfic
    Comprehensive counseling and guidance for obtaining the religious waiver, only for NY state.
    http://www.vaclib.org/legal/stateresource.htm#ny
    Coalition For Informed Choice (CFIC), N.Y. 
    http://www.cfic.us/

    New Yorkers For Vaccine Choice
    http://nyvic.org/nyvic/default.htm
    New York Vaccination Basics
    http://nyvic.org/nyvic/resource/vacbasic.htm
    http://nyvic.org/nyvic/law/nystate.htm

    Experienced, authoritative help with vaccine exemptions and waivers throughout the U.S., for:
    http://www.vaccinerights.com/index.html
    Book The Authoritive Guide to: Vaccine Legal Exemptions
    http://www.vaccinerights.com/e-book.html

    Exemptions by State
    http://www.childhoodshots.com/Vaccine-Exemptions-by-State-s/133.htm
     
    The U.S. State of New York
    Allows:
    Medical exemptionsReligious exemptions
    http://www.novaccine.com/law-exemptions/New-York.asp

    State Exemptions and Laws
    http://www.novaccine.com/law-exemptions/

    Good luck!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lowell-Hubbs/1285214003 Lowell Hubbs

    Argus, the only straw man argument is your own, because you are twisting what is stated, out of the factual context intended.

    We are not talking here about expecting 100% protection, and most everyone is aware that not all individuals will be protected, regardless of the actual over-all efficacy of a vaccine. We are talking about vaccine failures where the largest number of those infected, were vaccinated. The fear mongering CDC always throws into the mix, that well the ones then that were infected did not have enough boosters. It is a relatively poor argument in support of vaccines; and furthermore their analysis often does not have available the complete vaccination status of those individuals enough to know who had the boosters, or not. When you consider the relatively few numbers of vaccine exemptions in the schools systems, and in those outbreaks, common sense should tell you it was not even possible to break the so called herd immunity. That, based on what they say are the percentage numbers that are required to be vaccinated to achieve it. 

    Herd immunity is a false concept based on absolutely no physiological science, to begin with. Common sense would and should as well tell you that there are thousand if not millions of adults that have had no vaccines in many decades. Those vaccines do not protect for life, and you know that the CDC claims the need for boosters every few years for several of the vaccines. So, what is wrong with this picture? Are you going to tell me that the only part of the herd that needs to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity, are the school children? While thousands of adults have obviously no longer any protection from previous vaccines? To assume that the vaccine derived herd immunity claim is true, would take as well the presumption that vaccines protect for life. They clearly do not. The concept of herd immunity in reality, only applies to naturally derived immunity; and not vaccine derived immunity; which amounts to only a measurable increase in antibodies. The human body regarding immunity to pathogens, is clearly much more complex than that. 

    You know that what I have in front of you here, is exactly as the CDC claims we are to believe it all takes place. So, I would ask you; what kind of reasoning is that? It amounts to reasoning that believes everything you are told, and never questions anything because it came from what was believed to be the authorities on the issue. I will sooner be believing in the Tooth Fairy and Santa Claus than to think the CDC and the FDA is an authority on anything. Simply because they have been caught misrepresenting so much in the past and for decades showing such a level of irresponsibility and denial of all. You as well simply can not have the repeatedly receiving millions in penalties for fraud, pharmaceutical industry, and through the DOJ; then funding the CDC and FDA in their operations, and a continual revolving door situation put into their high level staffing positions, and expect there to be any trust left. These are the people entrusted to regulate vaccines so they are safe and effective; however what they are actually doing is just the opposite and amounts to a mob style control of all, and the only thing they are guarding, are the profits and control of information.

  • http://vactruth.com Jeffry John Aufderheide

    How effective are vaccines?

    10%? 20%? Perhaps you can give the names of scientific tests which a mother or father could go and test their child right now to see if they are protected?

    Or — is your fallback position actually ‘herd immunity’?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lowell-Hubbs/1285214003 Lowell Hubbs

    And if they actually and truthfully cared about the children and the public being protected, they would do that, or at least publish some significant studies where they had looked at it across the population, but no. When the pharma clinical trials are done, its done. They do not want to do the studies because they refuse to risk finding the known likely, resulting outcome.

    Heard immunity derived from vaccines, and whoever thought up that lacking any science behind it concept was likely laughing all the way to the bank.

    1000’s of people exist without having had vaccines in decades, and the so called diseases are not coming back in those people nor increasing because of those people. Are we to believe that vaccines protect for life, for even polio? Not a chance, and they know that. Vaccines protect for life any of them, when they can’t even protect those recently vaccinated? But you know the CDC wants us to believe that the vaccinated were never in those outbreaks, even though a higher number of them were, opposed to the non vaccinated.

    So, what they are telling us is that we need to only vaccinate the children in the school systems, to get acquired vaccine derived herd immunity? They are the only part of the herd that is important; whats wrong with that picture? And there is not a doctor out there that has questioned it? Of course not, they have their pharma schooled indoctrination to fall back on and they obviously feel that they no longer need to think with their head?

    Herd immunity only works when we are talking about naturally derived immunity.

  • Countrychiropractic

    Thank you for the article, a lot of good information. Just to fix one small error though, NM no longer has the philosophical exemption. They removed it this year, makes it a little more difficult but definitely not impossible,

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lowell-Hubbs/1285214003 Lowell Hubbs

    There is no evidence that vaccines are harmful, Motherknowsbestest? Where have you been looking evidence; only on the CDC site? The vaccine harm studies are near endless, as a fact. You never looked? And you think because you were told it was, that all the needed vaccine safety studies have been done and looked at, right? But you never really thought that through on your own, did you? You obviously never questioned what you were told, nor the misinformation you were fed.

    How many vaccines have those corrupt CDC funded epidemiological studies looked at?

    Correct answer: One vaccine, the MMR.

    How many vaccine ingredients have those epidemiological studies looked at?

    Correct answer: One ingredient, thimerosal, (mercury).

    Question: Has the CDC done any studies at all on the safety of aluminum and aluminum adjuvants?

    Correct answer: NO

    Aluminum in 1929 was given by the FDA as stamp or status of (GRAS), meaning generally regarded as safe. There have been no studies and very limited data collected since that time, as a fact and it is admitted to right on the CDC website. 

    Lack of Aluminum Adjuvant Safety Data
    http://www.vacfacts.info/aluminum-vaccine-adjuvant-fa/

    Here is a location for some examples of the vaccine harm science, I collected.
    http://www.vacfacts.info/facts-about-vaccine-aluminum-a/ 

    Look, thimerosal causes and contributes to the onset of ASD. Aluminum adjuvants cause and contribute to the onset of ASD. The MMR vaccine causes and contributes to the onset of ASD. Why do I say that? Because of the available supporting science that exists. Because of the major success of biomedical treatment in the reversal of ASD. Biomedcial treatment is not a once size fits all. Some children need heavy metal detox, some need antiviral detox. Some need the dietary changes and many supplements to heal the MMR damaged gut. But guess what, when the right combination of protocols is achieved, the ASD reverses in most cases, if treated early enough. If that does not implicate vaccines then what does and what should it take to be convincing? That is why mainstream will not advocate for it, because they must deny it; and the must bad mouth it even though they haven’t a clue. Its a sick world, really sick; but that is our reality.

    We have not even began to address here the general harm of vaccines, and what they do to the brain and neurologically; and that without the and any signs of ASD. The harm to the immune system from all the toxic crap, and chemicals and as well the toxic and literal Frankensteins zoo style stew of biolologics in all those vaccines. Do YOU ever wonder WHY the un-vaccinated children are so healthy compared to those vaccinated on the CDC schedule of endless vaccines. Think that is all a coincidence? Thousands of adults have not been vaccinated in decades, and nothing is coming back in those people, you know in regard to those horrible diseases. Are you thinking that vaccines last for a life time; you should know they don’t; so how are they being protected? Perhaps you believe that herd immunizing, (or so called) all the school children, protects the rest of the general population? Really? When they have outbreaks in the schools in the just recently vaccinated? Or haven’t you read about that? The whole vaccine program has been nothing but a for profit to much to lose, the truth be know, scam. How many vaccines would be enough before the age of 6. If the schedule suddenly went to 70 shots of 20 vaccines, (its at 49 and 14 now) before the age of 6; you wouldn’t even question it? Watch it happen. Is that not a potential problem? But then CDC spokesman Paul Offit, stated that infants according to his calculations can safely tolerate 10,000 vaccines in one day; so its all good?

    Here is the copy of the proof of what he stated.
    http://www.whale.to/vaccines/offit23.html

    We can save one child at a time, by the parents becoming educated; and that is what we attempt to do here, step by step. Quite frankly though I am tired of attempting to educate people that refuse to consider and do their own unbiased research. I am here for the people that will listen, and many have, and many support this site as a very needed place to go for information. Like it or not, that is how it is.

  • Argus

    Jeffry, before we continue this discussion, you first need to respond to this:
     
       Just because a particular vaccine does not work perfectly,
        that means they all do no good? What kind of reasoning is
        that?
       And where’s your evidence that vaccines are advertised to
       provide 100% protection all the time?
    Either you can back up your statement or you cannot.
     

  • Argus

    Lowell says: “Argus, the only straw man argument is your own, because you are twisting what is stated, out of the factual context intended.”Here’s what Jeffry said:  “If vaccines work as advertised, children who have been vaccinated against whooping cough would be completely protected.”Now explain how I took this out of context and twisted it.If you can.The rest of what you have to say here is so full of holes . . .I don’t even know where to start.

  • Argus

    “Perhaps you can give the names of scientific tests which a mother or father could go and test their child right now to see if they are protected?”

    There is one.  Are you telling us you don’t know what it is?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lowell-Hubbs/1285214003 Lowell Hubbs

    If you think what I put forth there is full of holes Argus, you just get right on on it and show and tell us why? Be sure you can back up everything you say.

    As to Jeffrys comment Argus; I think you are just picking at words, and as always you present a baseless and meaningless argument, as well because you are not looking at the reality of the full picture of and regarding the pertussis vaccine. That is because you refuse to accept and educate yourself to the real and unbiased information. In fact to put it all in front of you right here, would take another time consuming and lengthy expose. You wouldn’t read it nor consider the sources anyway, because you never do. No resource nor study is ever good enough for you, unless it came from the CDC, as a fact. You will consider nor actually review and acknowledge nothing but the CDC material. 
    Thus you are a waste of time to put any information in front of.  
    DPT was one of the most dangerous childhood vaccines ever known, and resulted in numerous lawsuits and later federal vaccine court awards for the damage. DTaP, although safer, is still not a safe vaccine. Pertussis vaccine by the way has been a major repeat failure, in case you did not know nor realize. That is the main point taken here. Everyone knows that vaccines even by the CDC information; that it is stated that a small percentage of persons will not be protected by the vaccine. What we actually have is not small but significant numbers not being protected by the pertussis vaccine. It as well clearly realized by the CDC that failure of the pertussis vaccine; that when they start even pushing that entire families be vaccinated for pertussis, and that to and as well has failed to protect. Why would that be? Pertussis containing vaccines (DTaP) are given five times to children under age six, plus booster doses (Tdap) for teenagers and adults. And it is still failing, Argus.The pertussis pathogen has quite obviously mutated, and likely because of the use of the vaccine. As well a similar pathogen para-pertussis has become stronger and more prevalent. Do you actually think the clinics are doing adequate testing to even know what they in reality are dealing with? No, they just say it is all pertussis and go on mindlessly vaccinating with a vaccine that is not working. What does the CDC do as well; same thing. As a fact the largest percentage of the cases of what they think is pertussis, the individuals, HAVE been vaccinated.  Potential Hazards of Modern Whooping Cough Tests; False positive results, unnecessary antibiotics, and inaccurate statistics, by Hilary Butlerhttp://www.vaccinationcouncil.org/2012/06/20/potential-hazards-of-testing-for-whooping-cough-false-positive-results-unecessary-antibiotics-and-inaccurate-statistics-by-hilary-butler/Pertussis : MOH changes the diagnosis criteria – 31 May, 2012http://www.beyondconformity.org.nz/_blog/Hilary%27s_Desk/post/Pertussis_MOH_changes_the_diagnosis_criteria_-_31_May,_2012/Why is nobody studying vitamin C in whooping cough? – Conventional medicine’s hypocrisy. by Suzanne Humphries, MDhttp://www.vaccinationcouncil.org/2012/08/03/why-is-nobody-studying-vitamin-c-in-whooping-cough-by-suzanne-humphries-md/Whooping Cough Kills 5 in California — State Declares an Epidemic, (read about the real truth, Argus).
    http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/07/15/whooping-cough-kills-5-in-california-state-declares-an-epidemic.aspxhttp://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/08/24/the-real-scoop-on-california-whooping-cough–using-fear-and-prejudice-to-attack-vaccine-exemption.aspx What’s Really to Blame for California’s Whooping Cough Epidemic?
    http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/01/07/traditional-media-now-questioning-whooping-cough-vaccine.aspx

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lowell-Hubbs/1285214003 Lowell Hubbs

    While you are typing all your attempting to appear, and look smart comments there, Argus, I want you to take a look at something. In this CDC information, they do not appear to have any information nor science that conclusively shows even as much as antibody protection resulting from use of a vaccine. They also admit that they there are no data that correlate levels of serum antibody with protection from disease. They yet after that go on to claim and I quote; presence of mumps specific IgG antibodies can be considered evidence of mumps immunity, unquote. 

    Wow, you know what; when I realized the chemical ingredients toxicity of vaccines and all the various rancid processes of manufacturing those vaccines. And then when I realized that they do not even have a step process to purify vaccines, even though they say they do. And then when I realized that they do not even have a process that even they will accept, to show that a person has adequate antibody levels after a vaccine. When they claim to and even admit to that? What kind of sense would to make to inject 49 chemically and biologically toxic doses of 14 vaccines by the age of 6, if they have no more proof that the vaccines work than that??? Would anyone be well advised to take those vaccines as well, considering that we have been lied to and fed a pile of false and misleading information all throughout the history of vaccines? Can we trust any of the authorities that have that much to lose if they were ever to admit the truth? 

    49 does of 14 vaccines
    http://thoushallnotvaccinate.blogspot.com/2010/12/49-doses-of-14-vaccines-before-age-of-6.html

    Acceptable Presumptive Evidence of Immunity
    Mumps Prevention and Control in Healthcare Settings 

    The following criteria should be followed to assess evidence of immunity among healthcare workers:

    Laboratory evidence of immunity* or laboratory confirmation of disease. 

    Footnote
    *Though there are no data that correlate levels of serum antibody with protection from disease, presence of mumps specific IgG antibodies can be considered evidence of mumps immunity. Routine serologic testing is not recommended for healthcare personnel but may be useful for evaluating personnel who have had unprotected exposure to mumps who do not have other proof of immunity. If serology is to be used to assess the immune status of healthcare personnel after an unprotected exposure, the test should be done as soon after the exposure as possible.

    Results of serum antibody tests in vaccinated persons are difficult to interpret. In vaccinated persons, antibody levels are often lower than following natural infection, and commercially available tests may not detect such low levels of antibody. As a result, post-vaccination serologic testing to verify an immune response to MMR or its component vaccines is not recommended. There are no data on the effect of additional (greater than two) doses of mumps vaccine on antibody levels or protection from disease.

    http://www.cdc.gov/mumps/prev-control-settings/evidence-immunity.html

    I asked you this before Argus, and you did not reply. Are you willing to take that vaccine challenge I asked you about? Hey, if you are not willing to put yourself at risk, and/or your own children at risk of that insane CDC vaccine schedule; then what right do you have to tell others to do it?

    Are Vaccines Safe? Here is your challenge Argus; and this time give me an answer. You will be required to get the three shots of Gardasil as well, because I know that you as well have supported the use of that dangerous and at times deadly vaccine.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqBMHRVghH4

  • Sdvasfgb

    what about mass….
     

  • Rachel

    I live in MS and my newborn daughter is 2 weeks old. I have a 5 yr. old who is “up-to-date” on his shots and I feel really guilty. I was uninformed back when he was born, but now that I’ve done my research I know that I don’t want my daughter injected with these poisons! How can I eventually enroll her in daycare or school without her having had these vaccines? Please, I know this post was made quite some time ago, but hopefully you’ll receive a notification and get back with me and give me your opinion on this matter. Thank you! Achelray85@yahoo.com

  • Joshua Gaddis

    Here’s the BIG thing that few seem to understand or realize. There is NO LAW that requires anyone to be vaccinated! The exemptions are BS. You cannot exempt certain people from laws. It is illegal to rob a bank, or murder someone, or steal a car, or deliberately set someone’s house on fire, etc. No one can sign a form claiming to be exempt from the law of bank robbery or murdering someone, etc due to religious or philosophical beliefs. If vaccines were required by law then no one would be able to exempt themselves or their children from it because the very definition of a law is such that it is the law…..PERIOD….. and no one is exempt from or above the law. Therefore, since all 50 states have forms available which give exemptions to childhood vaccination, vaccination is not and cannot be a law because you can exempt yourself or your child from it. I don’t know how else I can make this any easier for people to comprehend. If you can exempt yourself from a so-called law, then it’s not a law at all!

  • Argus

    Profound, Joshua. Clearly you have a well-trained legal mind.

    Will you be arguing cases before the Supreme Court soon?

  • Mr. Taylor

    Is it possible for someone who is vaccinated to carry and transmit the disease to one who is not vaccinated? I am a school teacher, if one of my students transmits a disease to me (with the scenario I just gave), could I potentially pass on the disease to an infant in my home?

  • sculptor

    West Virginia has a law making it a misdedmeanor to not vaccinate on schedule $100 per shot per kid. there are like 32 -34 shots by age 6…i have 5 kids…opps they have me for 10,000 or more…….also $100 per day per kid not in school because of the lack of shots, which they won’t allow exemptions to exept MD note which is then always disallowed after rebiew by Health Dept.

    no shots no school and your parent go to jail a CPS collects your kids, and presumably will then force the needle on them.

    state motto “mountaneers are always free”..bunkum

  • Rosemary r.

    I live in Cali. San Francisco. My son is 2 . He already had a bountch of vaccines since birth. But now I’m more educated about vaccines and is don’t want the government to inject my poor baby with who knows what toxics. Do you know a link where I can go and find a vaccine-friendly doc. I don’t want him to get more shots. That’s just not right.