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

Online Green Zine Wants to Tie Coronavirus Hysteria to Climate Change

Despite the lack of any link to cliamte change and diseases spreading, it didn’t stop the online environmentalist rag GreenBiz from publishing an article whose author, Joel Makower, harkened for the good old days when environmentalists could link disease spread to climate change (or so he thinks). If the outbreak of coronavirus has had any… Read More Online Green Zine Wants to Tie Coronavirus Hysteria to Climate Change

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

New Jersey Scuttles Closing Vaccine Exemption Loopholes … For Now

The New Jersey legislature came very close to enacting a law, S. 2173, that would end religious or philosophical exemptions parents use to opt-out of vaccinating their children who attend state schools. Unfortunately, according to The New York Times, shortly after S. 2173 was passed by the State Assembly, it stumbled in the New Jersey… Read More New Jersey Scuttles Closing Vaccine Exemption Loopholes … For Now

CrazyMothers Pleads to Stop Being Called “Anti-Vaxxers” Because It’s “Offensive”

By Mia De Graff – Daily Mail An anti-vaccine group called CrazyMothers has issued a plea to retire the term ‘anti-vaxxers’ because ‘derogatory’. In social media posts on Sunday, the group said it is ‘dismissivemy [sic] simplistic, highly offensive and largely false’ to call them ‘anti-vaxxers’ despite the fact that their members oppose vaccinations. The… Read More CrazyMothers Pleads to Stop Being Called “Anti-Vaxxers” Because It’s “Offensive”

Majority of anti-vaccine ads on Facebook were funded by two groups

By Lena H. Sun, November 15, 2019, The Washington Post The majority of Facebook advertisements spreading misinformation about vaccines were funded by two anti-vaccine groups, including one led by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., according to a study published this week. The World Mercury Project, headed by Kennedy, and a California-based organization called Stop Mandatory Vaccination… Read More Majority of anti-vaccine ads on Facebook were funded by two groups