Author Archives: Thinking Moms' Revolution

Vaccine Bullying Swells the Ranks of Vaccine Choice Activists

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October 9, 2019 Eight years ago, I wrote about how the folks in charge were not happy because 1 in 10 families were choosing an alternative vaccine schedule. Almost a decade later, with even more vaccines added, I would venture … Continue reading

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The Real Reason for Vaccine Mandates

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September 11, 2019 The argument made for denying a public education to children who are unvaccinated or selectively vaccinated is the risk they pose to the immune-compromised who can’t be vaccinated. It’s a heart-warming story motivated out of compassion for … Continue reading

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Can We Make Curiosity Safe Again?

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August 30, 2019 “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” ― Albert Einstein Remember when there were no stupid questions? I miss those days. Once upon a time, questions were welcomed, even … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Call the Members of the Senate HELP Committee

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July 30, 2019 The Thinking Moms’ Revolution, as part of the Autism Policy Reform Coalition (APRC), recently asked you for help. You called members of the House Health Subcommittee and asked them to support the addition of the APRC amendments … Continue reading

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“Anti-Vaccine Extremist” Speaks Out

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July 26, 2019 On July 21, 2019 the UK news organization The Guardian reported Technology used to counter violent messages online from Islamic State and the far right is being adapted to counter the spread of “anti-vax” conspiracy theories. TMR’s … Continue reading

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Flying with a Disability: Our Experience with TSA Cares

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July 25, 2019 June was a busy month for my 14-year-old with autism and I. We had two plane trips to take, just the two of us. He’s now bigger than I am, so I wanted to make sure that … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Make These Phone Calls to Improve Federal Autism Policy!

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July 15, 2019 Last week we asked you to called the leaders of the Congressional Autism Caucus to add the Autism Policy Reform Coalition  (APRC) Amendments (click here for text of Amendment 1 and Amendment 2) to this year’s reauthorization … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Change Federal Autism Policy with Four Phone Calls

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July 8, 2019 As many of you know, TMR has been a part of the Autism Policy Reform Coalition since 2014. We were very concerned that since the Combating Autism Act was first enacted in 2006, the federal government had … Continue reading

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Vaccine Policies I’d Like to See

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July 5, 2019 In light of the recent increased political participation required of those of us who wish to retain the right to informed consent over what happens to our bodies and that of our children, we’re expressing our patriotism … Continue reading

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Congratulations, New York Democrats! You Sold Us to Merck and F%&^*d Yourselves in the Process

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June 19, 2019 I might as well apologize up front for all the profanity in this blog. You see, I live in New York State, and this past Thursday my state legislators decided they knew best what medical interventions my … Continue reading

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