Category Archives: Crush

Vaccine Bullying Swells the Ranks of Vaccine Choice Activists

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October 9, 2019 Eight years ago, I wrote about how the folks in charge were not happy because 1 in 10 families were choosing an alternative vaccine schedule. Almost a decade later, with even more vaccines added, I would venture … Continue reading

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“Anti-Vaccine Extremist” Speaks Out

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July 26, 2019 On July 21, 2019 the UK news organization The Guardian reported Technology used to counter violent messages online from Islamic State and the far right is being adapted to counter the spread of “anti-vax” conspiracy theories. TMR’s … Continue reading

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I’m Not Afraid of Measles; I’m Afraid of Hatred

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February 15, 2019 I am normally a pretty chill person when it comes to the whole “anti-vaxxers” nonsense. I’ve spent so many years in this conversation that most of the nasty articles and vile comments and heartache just roll right off … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the TMR Auction: Love in Action

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June 15, 2018 I finally had the opportunity to sit down and go through the TMR auction. Not to sound silly, but I was overwhelmed with pride. First of all, the gals who take their time to manage it all . … Continue reading

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“Anti-Vax” Community: A Drama-Free Zone?

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June 6, 2018 This community is tough. It’s an amazing community, but tough. When you have a group of parents who spend 24/7/365 in constant battle mode (schools, doctors, government, etc.), you have to know that nobody is coming in … Continue reading

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Time’s Up for Autism Epidemic Denials

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May 23, 2018   The people who say autism can’t be caused by vaccines are the same ones who admit vaccines can cause the damage to the body that results in the exact same behaviors used to diagnose autism. It’s … Continue reading

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Dear Doctors: Please Do Your Job

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April 2, 2018 April is Autism Awareness Month. We’ve found over the years that only certain information gets into the mainstream when it comes to April’s “Awareness.” There is so much more to autism, and autism treatment, than you will … Continue reading

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Autism is a Crisis Requiring Urgent Solutions across the Spectrum

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January 17, 2017 The other day, I shared a blog regarding the current autism rates to my personal Facebook page. I shared it because I find it infuriating that we are still in a place where we are downplaying both the … Continue reading

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The Anti-Vaccine Movement Shows Why Mainstream Media Is Broken

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January 10, 2017 This was written in response to an opinion piece published in the Washington Post entitled “The Anti-Vaccine Movement Shows Why Facebook Is Broken.” I think it’s rather amusing that everyone in the mainstream media and medical community … Continue reading

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Shut Up, Judi

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October 31, 2017 This morning another TMR friend shared this story about a lady who was upset over the Teal Pumpkin Project. For those who don’t know what that the Teal Pumpkin Project is, the basic idea is that families … Continue reading

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