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J.B. Handley and the anti-vaccine movement: Gloating over the decline in confidence in vaccines among parents – Science-Based Medicine | Circa 2011

… Among these groups, Generation Rescue has supplanted the former most influential anti-vaccine group, the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC). It has achieved this largely through somehow attracting a scientifically ignorant washed-up model, actress, and comedienne named Jenny McCarthy who, most recently before having a son diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum had been promoting “Indigo Child” woo on […]

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Dax Shepard & Kristen Bell the “Most Pro-Vaccine Celebs in the Biz” | Katie Joy

Dax Shepard & Kristen Bell came out in support of SB276 and announced on Twitter that they are the most pro-vaccine celebrities in Hollywood. Source: Dax Shepard & Kristen Bell the “Most Pro-Vaccine Celebs in the Biz” | Katie Joy

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Operation Snow White – Wikipedia

Operation Snow White From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Operation snow white) Jump to navigationJump to search Scientology building in Los Angeles, California. Grand Jury Charges, Introduction, “United States of America v. Mary Sue Hubbard“, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 1979. Operation Snow White was a criminal conspiracy by the Church of Scientologyduring the 1970s to […]

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Autism and Vaccinations: A Celebrity Smackdown – Reality Base : Reality Base | Circa July 11, 2008

By Melissa Lafsky | July 11, 2008 12:58 pm We’ve written at length about autism at DISCOVER, including the scientificdebunking of the myth that vaccines are behind the disorder. But thanks to growing celebrity support, the vaccine-autism movement has been spreading misinformation and gaining converts in Hollywood and beyond at an alarming rate. Media attention on the issue skyrocketed last month, […]

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J.B. Handley and the anti-vaccine movement: Gloating over the decline in confidence in vaccines among parents | Circa April 25, 2011

UPDATE, 4/25/2011: I can’t resist pointing you to a hilariously misguided attack against me that proves once again that, for the anti-vaccine activists, it’s all about the ad hominem. Clifford Miller, a.k.a. ChildHealthSafety, was unhappy that I showed up in the comments of Seth Mnookin’s post complaining about J.B. Handley’s attacking him solely based on his having once been […]