It's true that measles and whooping cough are on the rise. It's true some parents are choosing not to vaccinate but they represent a small minority. Most parents support childhood immunizations (see 2009 study in Pediatrics).:
Getting vaccines is a good way to protect my child(ren) from disease (90% agree)
Although most report they follow doctor recommendations (88%) they still have safety concerns:
I am concerned about serious adverse effects (54% agree)
Some still believe vaccines cause autism, a theory discredited by numerous scientitic studies.
Some vaccines cause autism in healthy children (25% agree)