Anti-Vaxxers Vitriolic After New York Ends Exemptions

By Bernadette Hogan and Chris Perez June 13, 2019 | New York Post “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventually Gov. Cuomo — passed a bill that will end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements.…

Vaccine Opponents Storm Albany to Save Religious Exemptions

By JONATHAN LAPOOK CBS NEWS May 14, 2019, 6:39 PM Opponents of vaccinations staged a protest at the New York state capitol on Tuesday. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would eliminate religious exemptions for vaccinations, but protestors are trying to kill the bill. Most of the measles cases in New York have occurred in…

Why the Anti-Vaccination Movement is Wrong

Two years ago, BBC Newsnight hosted a discussion panel on vaccines, the influence of anti-vaccination groups, why they are wrong and why few people vaccinate themselves. One interesting observation made by one panelist isn’t just that the spread of misinformation is a cause of people forgoing immunizations, but that vaccines may be a victim of…

Former Anti-Vaxx Mom Reveals Why She Changed Her Mind

By Tamar Lapin May 8, 2019 | 9:58pm – The New York Post A Pennsylvania mom who grew up unvaccinated has turned into a pro-inoculation preacher. Abbey Clint recently wrote on Facebook about choosing not to follow in her anti-vaxxer mom’s footsteps and getting her babies their much-needed shots. “I grew up unvaccinated before it…