Anti-Science Totalitarians Blamed for Harassment of Scientists, Medical Professionals

A very concerning news report from The London Times citing a study pointing out that a large portion of scientists, physicians and other health professionals are the subject of harassment, threats, violence, and intimidation. This is the result, not just of anti-vaccine organizations, but animal rights groups too. In one way or another, an organized, … Continue reading Anti-Science Totalitarians Blamed for Harassment of Scientists, Medical Professionals

#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, … Continue reading #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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Anti-Vaxxers Seek to Sow Doubt, Panic About COVID-19 Vaccine

Animal “Rights” Groups Oppose Using Animals in Coronavirus Research

An article making the case for using animals in medical tests to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus (aka Covid-19 virus). Naturally, groups such as People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) oppose vivsection in this and other instances. Despite their laying low now, PETA and other animal rights groups have … Continue reading Animal “Rights” Groups Oppose Using Animals in Coronavirus Research

Kat Von D Apologizes for Anti-Vaxx Posts

The Los Angeles Times reports that tattoo artist, entrepreneur and mom Kat Von D (Katherine Von Drachenberg) has apologized for her posts on Instagram expressing anti-vaccine views. Best of all, her son is vaccinated too. She stated: “When it comes to the vaccine issue,” she says with a slight tremble in her voice, “I was … Continue reading Kat Von D Apologizes for Anti-Vaxx Posts

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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Anti-Vaccine Activists Resort to Intimidation and Violence

Ohio doctor threatened after pro-vaccine Tik Tok video

An Ohio pediatrician named Dr. Nicole Baldwin received a flood of threats after posting a pro-vaccine video on social media post. In a playful Tik Tok video, Dr. Nicole Baldwin showed the benefits of vaccines, and said they do not cause autism. Thankfully, she is standing by her message. The anti-vaccine movement is heavily influenced … Continue reading Ohio doctor threatened after pro-vaccine Tik Tok video