Tribeca Film Fest, Robert De Niro Pull Andrew Wakefield’s Controversial Anti-Vax Film After All

After mounting controversy surrounding the screening of a film by wacko anti-vaxxer and former doctor Andrew Wakefield, the Tribeca Film Festival has responded by deciding not to show the film…

Katrin Higher | March 27, 2016 - 9:30 am

Tribeca Is Screening An Anti-Vaxx Doc Directed By Noted Fraud Andrew Wakefield

The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off on April 13, but the recently released line-up has got people really pissed off — with good reason. The film festival, which was founded…

Jenni Miller | March 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Toddler Dies Of Meningitis His Anti-Vaxx Parents Tried To Treat With Maple Syrup

Should parents be allowed to let their kids die just because they don’t “believe” in traditional medicine?

Robyn Pennacchia | March 8, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Anti-Vaxxers Think Cathriona White Was Murdered By “Big Pharma”

Some anti-vaxxers think Cathriona White was murdered to get Jim Carrey to stop talking about vaccines.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 30, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Anti-Vaxxers Are Maybe Starting Their Own Religion Now

Anti-vaxxers are apparently considering starting their own religion to exempt their kids from Vermont’s vaccination laws.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm

California Is Right: Unvaccinated Children Should Not Attend Public Schools

The rights of children to not have their health put at risk outweighs the right to believe medically inaccurate things.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm

WHOOPS! Anti-Vaxxer’s Seven Children All Got Whooping Cough So Now She’s Into Vaccines, I Guess?

Former anti-vaxxer and mom of many Tara Hills, recently changed her stance after all seven of her children somehow mysteriously got whooping cough. WHOOPSIE DAISIES! (Sorry, I can’t stop.)…

Katrin Higher | April 11, 2015 - 10:30 am

Jimmy Kimmel Takes On Anti-Vaxxers (Again) With “Child’s Right To Choose” Video

Last week, Jimmy Kimmel presented a PSA-style video featuring a bunch of doctors delivering a heartfelt, expletive-filled message to parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids. It was pretty magical and…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 3, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Vaccines As The New Wedge Issue: Are Republicans Coming For Our Stupid People?

Ever since the measles hit Disneyland, there’s been a lot of talk about whether or not vaccines ought to be mandatory.

Those who have gone on record as…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 5, 2015 - 9:00 am

Father Of Boy With Leukemia Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

Rhett Krawitt is an unvaccinated child–though not because his parents have any loony beliefs about vaccination causing autism or whatever. He’s unvaccinated because he has been fighting leukemia for the…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

Anti-Vaxxers Turn Disneyland Into Measleland!

They say it’s the happiest place on earth, but it’s recently made a lot of people pretty miserable. An measles outbreak originating at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, in mid-December, has

Robyn Pennacchia | January 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm