TFVC in the Media

Houston Chronicle Gets It Wrong

The latest in a seemingly unending string of articles falsely predicting disease outbreaks of catastrophic proportions was published a few weeks ago by local reporter, Todd Ackerman. What reads like a science fiction thriller novel hardly bears any facts at all, yet is passed around the internet as truth. In a day and age where …

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KRLD Radio Interview with TFVC Executive Director Jackie Schlegel

From our July 27, 2018 Facebook Post: 💯 “At the end of the day, you are responsible for you and your child and any risk and benefits,” says Schlegel. “And you are best equipped to make those medical decisions for yourself.” Article: https://krld.radio.com/articles/more-kids-opting-out-mandatory-vaccinations KRLD FB Post: https://www.facebook.com/KRLD1080/posts/10156538723773769?hc_location=ufi #informedconsent #medicalprivacy #vaccinechoice #tfvc #parentscalltheshots #thechoiceshouldbeyours

2018 Exemption Numbers Are In & the Fear Mongering Begins!

From our July 20, 2018 Post: 💣 Truth Bomb Time! 💣 💯 FACTS > FEAR MONGERING 2017-2018 exemption numbers are in & – judging by the opposition’s reaction – we are all facing imminent death! 🙄 From the article linked below: “These new numbers have doctors worried…Dr. Avila Edwards says diseases she thought they turned …

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Texas Observer Highlights TFVC 2018 Primary Victory

From our March 21, 2018 Facebook Post: “In February, the moderate-ish Villalba told the Observer the anti-vaxxers were “so insignificant to my campaign … they’re as important to me as the Flat Earth Society.” But he ended up losing his seat by about 6 percentage points — Texans for Vaccine Choice’s biggest win.” 💁‍♀️ Hm. …

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Reports on School Exemption Rates Are Not About Public Health

From our August 24, 2017 Facebook Post: Did you catch CBS DFW​’s segment last night?🙄 The debate on reporting campus level exemption information returns! (Think: HB 2249 from last session that was defeated.) If HB 2249 or this CBS DFW news feature had truly been about transparency of campus health, then both would have advocated …

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Press Reacts to HB 2249 Hearing

From Our April 18, 2017 Facebook Post: The opposition will stop at nothing to pass HB 2249, BUT as the parent of a medically fragile child myself, this bill is not only misguided, but completely misses the mark on providing information that would actually protect vulnerable children. Putting the emphasis solely on vaccination status gives …

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Strong Pro-Informed Consent, Pro-Medical Privacy, and Pro-Vaccine Choice Group Successfully Facilitates the Return of the “Citizen Legislator” to Texas Politics

The following article has been published on politicopro.com and can be viewed here if you have the PRO subscription. Read the article in its entirety below and our response to it here. Small anti-vaccine PAC has outsize clout in Texas politics By Renuka Rayasam 09/01/2017 09:16 AM EDT AUSTIN, Texas — A two-year-old political action committee …

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