Environmentalists Feed Right-Wing Vaccine Skepticism

Because of some perceived threat by Bill Gates potentially pushing for mandatory coronavirus vaccines, elements of the Right are drinking anti-vaccine Kool Aid environmentalists, like Joe Mercola and Rep. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., are all too willing to give out with a little help from the National Vaccine Information Center (it isn’t). Never forget that… Read More Environmentalists Feed Right-Wing Vaccine Skepticism

#COVID-19 Vaccine Search Revives Interest in Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories

Despite a lack of a coronavirus vaccine, already conspiracy theories surrounding one are sprouting up and the misinformation they contain can hold up research on a remedy for COVID-19. It’s one thing to latch on or look to conspiracy theories to try to make sense of events people do not understand. However, in this case,… Read More #COVID-19 Vaccine Search Revives Interest in Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories

Media Outlets Try to Smear Anti-Lockdown Protesters

As a result of anti-lockdown protests, some major media outlets, like The Daily Beast, attempt to smear opponents of COVID-19 lockdowns as extremists linking them to anti-vaccine groups. While anti-vaccine opponents may be among their ranks, it is no reason to assume opponents of lockdowns are anti-science, anti-government extremists, or people willing to intentionally ignore… Read More Media Outlets Try to Smear Anti-Lockdown Protesters

Anti-Vaxxers Seek to Sow Doubt, Panic About COVID-19 Vaccine

While some anti-vaccine groups are criticizing Dr. Anthony Fauci, others are seeking to spread panic or doubt over the COVID-19 pandemic and a potential vaccine. CBS News reports that anti-vaxxers are using a variety of different methods to achieve their aims. Never forget that the anti-vaccine movement is heavily influenced by environmentalists. What better way… Read More Anti-Vaxxers Seek to Sow Doubt, Panic About COVID-19 Vaccine

U.K. Mother Threatened With Rape, Death for Criticizing MMR Skepticism

A British mother of autistic children named Emma Dalmayne is also an advocate for kids with autism and has been threatened with death and rape just for criticizing people who harbor skepticism of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine. She has gone so far as to openly challenge vaccine skeptics and opponents at screenings of… Read More U.K. Mother Threatened With Rape, Death for Criticizing MMR Skepticism

Anti-Vaccine Activists Resort to Intimidation and Violence

Anti-vaccine activism is going from online chats to real life that include violent and intimidation tactics. The results are startling, if not downright horrifying. Never forget that anti-vaccine groups are largely influenced by environmentalists and now violence will be employed to achieve their aims to undermine or halt the spread of vaccines in order to… Read More Anti-Vaccine Activists Resort to Intimidation and Violence

A major funder of the anti-vaccine movement has made millions selling natural health products

By Neena Satija and Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post The nation’s oldest anti-vaccine advocacy group often emphasizes that it is supported primarily by small donations and concerned parents, describing its founder as the leader of a “national, grass roots movement.” But over the past decade a single donor has contributed more than $2.9 million… Read More A major funder of the anti-vaccine movement has made millions selling natural health products