Next general meeting: WEDNESDAY MAY 17 Meetings are at Irish Embassy, 900 Main Street Dinner, for those interested, from 5:30PM. Discussion starts at 6:30 The topic for this month’s group discussion: The Suicide Epidemic. Discussion moderated by Marc Masor. In article published in the New York Times in November, it was reported that …
Those were the words I read from a “thinking MOM’s” blog who has decided that she will not be vaccinating her five children. Ever.
I always knew there was an “anti-vaccination” presence out there on the “Internets”. I honestly never bothered with them. That is, until a link showed up on my Facebook page, placed there by a friend. I was curious. I checked it out. I read from some of her links and several of her pages. I read some of the articles she recommended by other Moms that, like her, have decided not to vaccinate their children.
And then I got depressed.
The misinformation presented on these websites is voluminous. It would be somewhat humorous if it wasn’t also so dangerous. Statements are made as “fact” without any corroborating data to back them up. Assertions are presented that are just plain false.
Here’s just one example from an anti-vaccine…
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