Fox News Guest: Mandating Vaccines Could Lead To 'Forced Abortion'

Where would we be without Fox's incessant, nonsensical asides on the dangers of big government and abortion? On Saturday, Hedge fund founder Jonathan Hoenig appeared on Fox News to discuss mandatory vaccines and wound up, unsurprisingly, at abortion. "Think about where this could lead if government gets involved in… » 2/08/15 4:30pm 2/08/15 4:30pm

GOP Senator: Forcing Food Service Workers to Wash Hands Is Un-American

Somehow—how, Lord, how—we're in the midst of yet another debate about mandatory vaccination, even as Disneyland-born measles crawls across seven states. Clearly, now's also the time for Republicans to show how much they hate oppressive Big Government rules—like vaccines, of course, or forcing people who handle your… » 2/03/15 5:30pm 2/03/15 5:30pm

Dammit, Stop Using the Amish as an Excuse Not to Vaccinate Your Kids 

Against all logic, reason and every shred of credible scientific evidence, the "don't vaccinate your kids" brigade is still at it. (Thanks for the resurgence of whooping cough and polio, guys!) The latest pawn in their apparent bid to kill everyone from easily preventable diseases: the Amish, courtesty of yet another… » 1/06/15 12:00pm 1/06/15 12:00pm

Rich People in Hollywood Aren't Vaccinating Their Children

It's hard to believe that in the year 2014 we are still debating what most scientists believe to be fairly straightforward, research-proved facts. Yet, that is exactly the name of the game when it comes to critics of child vaccinations. While Jenny McCarthy was an excellent and deserving scapegoat for awhile, we can… » 9/10/14 6:15pm 9/10/14 6:15pm

CDC Statistics Show What Happens When You Don't Vaccinate

The latest figures: Between January 1 and August 29 of this year, nearly 600 confirmed measles cases were reported to the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. The resurgence is the greatest the U.S. has seen since the disease was eliminated from the country in 2000. » 9/06/14 12:20pm 9/06/14 12:20pm

Vaccines Cost an Absolute God-Almighty Fortune

While everyone was busy with Facebook fights over the safety of childhood vaccines (GET IT TOGETHER, AMERICA), they've become vastly more expensive. Costs have leapt so high many doctors are struggling to offer them, leaving some parents scrambling for someone to perform this most basic of preventative measures. » 7/03/14 12:30pm 7/03/14 12:30pm

Anti-Vaccine and Pro-E-Cig: Jenny McCarthy Is the Queen of Good Choices

Jenny McCarthy was a hot topic in front of the U.S. senate on Wednesday, concerning her role in an e-cigarette campaign that critics argue rolls back anti-tobacco efforts by decades. The Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation questioned Blu eCigs CEO Jason Healy about his decision to use McCarthy in an ad… » 6/20/14 2:40pm 6/20/14 2:40pm

Hilariously Scathing Review Rips Into Jenny McCarthy's New Book

Did you know that Jenny McCarthy has written 10 books? Ten! Her latest, Stirring the Pot, is intended to be a "mix of storytelling, sisterly advice, sex appeal, and self-deprecation," but an early review calls it "unfunny," "confusing" and a "contradictory mess" that's "like having a Day-Glo, dumb-feminism-for-dummies… » 4/28/14 3:10pm 4/28/14 3:10pm

Alicia Silverstone's Nutty New Parenting Book Is Anti-Vax, Anti-Diaper

I want to say, first of all, that I love Alicia Silverstone so much to death and I always will, and just thinking about her little Cher Horowitz face makes me feel as though an eternal golden summer is reigning in my heart. That said, some of the parenting advice she dispenses in her new book The Kind Mama: A Simple… » 4/23/14 12:20pm 4/23/14 12:20pm