Sunny Polito

Sunny Polito is a mom to three boys including two (twins) who were vaccine-injured as babies. She and her husband who have lived in Texas their entire lives, began fiercely researching vaccine safety issues almost a decade ago when their boys became sick. One of the most egregious findings they discovered was the acute lack of Informed Consent where vaccinations are concerned. She got involved with Texans For Vaccine Choice in early 2015 when her Representative authored a bill that threatened to formally remove Texas Families’ rights to Informed Consent for vaccinations by removing their rights to opt-out of CDC-recommended vaccines.

Challenging What You’ve Heard about the Herd

“Herd Immunity” is a concept purported by those vested in the vaccine program to try and increase vaccine uptake nationwide. It’s also used by the pharmaceutical lobby in support of their push for legislators to remove informed consent and mandate vaccines across the states. But what exactly is herd immunity, and why does it remain …

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2017 Legislative Session – What TFVC Is Proactively Proposing: An Interview with Director of State Policy Rebecca Hardy

As some may remember, Texans for Vaccine Choice started in February, 2015 as a small group of moms chatting on Facebook about how to defeat a bill that threatened to remove religious and conscientious exemptions for school vaccination requirements in Texas. While the group quickly developed into a powerful and successful voice in Austin, we …

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Sticks and Stones: The Truth behind Pharma’s “Anti-Vax” Name Calling Tactics

Today the terms ‘Anti-Vaccine,’ ‘Anti-Vax’ and ‘Anti-Vaxxer’ are all commonly used labels in the media when discussing anything related to vaccine safety concerns. A simple history lesson would remind us the terms ‘Pro-this’ and ‘Anti-that’ can be used to create and perpetuate the polarizing of sides of any issue. But let’s delve a little deeper …

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Historic Vaccine Laws Affecting You and Your Rights – Part One: The 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act

My family’s research into vaccine safety began only because it had to. After our perfectly healthy twin sons became severely ill, and ultimately neurologically disabled following their routine childhood vaccines, we set out to find answers. Like so many, I had blindly trusted that anything approved by the FDA, and recommended by the CDC and …

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The REAL Reasons Mumps Is Newsworthy

There’s a lot of talk about mumps lately. With several reported outbreaks this year and recent cases turning up in Texas, the media is all a-buzz with breaking-news headlines and maps pinpointing where cases are suspected – tactics used to create grave concern. Clearly the media’s message is that some people having mumps is newsworthy …

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