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Waste Management Firm Owned by GPB Capital is Raided by the FBI — Troubles Continue for Scientologist David Gentile’s Firm – The Scientology Money Project

Five Star Carting of New York is owned by GPB Capital ProPublica today reported that the FBI and the BIC raided the offices of Five Star Carting, a waste management firmed owned by GPB Capital Hold… Source: Waste Management Firm Owned by GPB Capital is Raided by the FBI — Troubles Continue for Scientologist David […]

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Ethan Lindenberger, Teen Who Defied Parents Over Vaccine, Says Anti-Vaxx Mom Believed Fake News On Facebook | Tech Times

Eighteen-year-old Ethan Lindenberger appeared before a Senate Committee, where he stated his anti-vaxx mom’s misinformation stemmed from social media. He said Facebook is among the sites often used by his mother to backup the idea vaccines are harmful. Source: Ethan Lindenberger, Teen Who Defied Parents Over Vaccine, Says Anti-Vaxx Mom Believed Fake News On Facebook […]

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Vaccinations have ZERO link to autism, says new decade-long study – Newport Buzz

by Walter Einenkel, Daily Kos  Every couple of years a new study comes out that once again disproves anti-vaxxer assertions that there is a link between childhood immunizations and autism. A new study, published on Tuesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, of 657,461 children born in Denmark from 1999 through December of 2010, concluded that there was no… […]

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Vaccines in no way cause autism, massive study finds – Big Think

More vaccine-autism facts for the fact-averse. Source: Vaccines in no way cause autism, massive study finds – Big Think

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7 Countries Where Anti-Vaxxer Myths Are Fueling Outbreaks

America is far from the only country grappling with anti-vaxxer misinformation—and preventable diseases. Source: 7 Countries Where Anti-Vaxxer Myths Are Fueling Outbreaks

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States are failing on vaccinations. The federal government must lead. – The Washington Post

Federal lawmakers have a responsibility to protect our children’s health. Source: States are failing on vaccinations. The federal government must lead. – The Washington Post

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Anti-vaccine conspiracies are drawing scrutiny in Washington. But what can lawmakers do? – Poynter

Anti-vaccine content draws scrutiny Social media platforms’ role in fueling anti-vaccination sentiment is drawing continued scrutiny in light of a surge in measles outbreaks around the world. It is a particular concern in the United States, where lawmakers have been holding hearings on the issue, including one Tuesday in which Ethan Lindenberger, an 18-year-old son of an anti-vaxxer, […]