I Will Not Follow the Herd

[Original publication date: April 29. 2014]

I wish I had educated myself more before my first daughter was born. I can never undo my choices, and I will forever worry about the unnecessary danger I put her in, all the chemical exposure, the potentially life-threatening risks I put her through. Read More I Will Not Follow the Herd

I Will Not Follow the Herd

I wish I had educated myself more before my first daughter was born. I can never undo my choices, and I will forever worry about the unnecessary danger I put her in, all the chemical exposure, the potentially life-threatening risks I put her through. Read More I Will Not Follow the Herd

Takedown: Vaccinautism

This week’s takedown isn’t a copy-and-paste status update, but instead, a statement that I’ve seen over and over, and I’d like to put the entire thing to rest, once and for all. I know that putting the entire thing to rest is impossible, but hey, it’s worth a shot. Pun intended.

The statement: “The Amish Don’t Get Autism. And They Don’t Get Vaccinations.” This is usually followed by some variation of, “Why isn’t anybody talking about THAT?” or, “Makes you think, doesn’t it?” or, “What do the pro-vax sheeple have to say now?” Read More Takedown: Vaccinautism