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Jenny Mcarthy : I am not anti vaccine!

Anonymous
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"I am not 'anti-vaccine,' she wrote, "This is not a change in my stance nor is it a new position that I have recently adopted. For years, I have repeatedly stated that I am, in fact, 'pro-vaccine' and for years I have been wrongly branded as 'anti-vaccine.'

She added, "Blatantly inaccurate blog posts about my position have been accepted as truth by the public at large as well as media outlets (legitimate and otherwise), who have taken those false stories and repeatedly turned them into headlines."

“I believe in the importance of a vaccine program and I believe parents have the right to choose one poke per visit," she declared. "I’ve never told anyone to not vaccinate. Should a child with the flu receive six vaccines in one doctor visit? Should a child with a compromised immune system be treated the same way as a robust, healthy child? Shouldn’t a child with a family history of vaccine reactions have a different plan? Or at least the right to ask questions?"

Back in March, the mother-of-one received some harsh criticism via Twitter over her strong opinions on the matter. When she asked her followers what he or she "look for in a mate," many took the opportunity to reply that they would want someone who isn't anti-vaccination -- like her.

"What is the most important personality trait you look for in a mate? Reply using #JennyAsks," the 41-year-old beauty asked. Some of the responses weren't that friendly.

"Somebody who gets that refusing vaccines because of 'toxins' and then shilling for e-cigs makes you a pathetic hypocrite #JennyAsks," one person wrote back. "Someone who think vaccines are safe," another added.

"#JennyAsks Someone who doesn't spread false info causing disease," another chimed in.

McCarthy has argued for years that early childhood vaccines against diseases like polio and the measles are linked to autism in children. Her 11-year-old son Evan has autism, and she's spoken out about about the issue via social media and even during an appearance on "Larry King Live" in April 2008.

"We need to get rid of the toxins, the mercury -- which I am so tired of everyone saying it's been removed," she told King. "It has not been removed from the shots."

What do you think about Jenny's column? Do you agree or disagree with her stance on vaccines?
Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:26 PM
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Momniscient
by Ruby Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:29 PM
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Jenny McCarthy is a certified flaming moron.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Quoting Momniscient: Jenny McCarthy is a certified flaming moron.


Why is that?
Godgaveme4
by Gold Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:31 PM
I agree!

Quoting Momniscient: Jenny McCarthy is a certified flaming moron.
3JuJu3
by Platinum Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:32 PM
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I think she's backpedaling.   As for her "current" stance on vaccines, I think that's between a patient/parent and a doctor.  I would like to hear scientific/medical evidence or positions on this matter, rather than Jenny's or any other non-professional.  That doesn't mean that parents shouldn't take an active role in their child's health care, but their opinion on it doesn't influence me. 

babie113
by Ruby Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:33 PM

i dont care really .im ok with parents having the choice ,i chose to vax

baby development
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:33 PM
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I think she is just a person with an opinion. I don't really care what her stance is. Science doesn't lie.
Danesmommy1
by Grammar Enthusiast on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:34 PM
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She isn't the brightest bulb.
Momniscient
by Ruby Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:34 PM
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Because she spreads false fear
About vaccines and claims her son has been cured of autism.


Quoting Anonymous:
Quoting Momniscient: Jenny McCarthy is a certified flaming moron.


Why is that?
iwilliams76
by Irene on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:34 PM

 I agree.

Quoting 3JuJu3:

I think she's backpedaling.   As for her "current" stance on vaccines, I think that's between a patient/parent and a doctor.  I would like to hear scientific/medical evidence or positions on this matter, rather than Jenny's or any other non-professional.  That doesn't mean that parents shouldn't take an active role in their child's health care, but their opinion on it doesn't influence me. 

 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Apr. 12, 2014 at 12:35 PM
She's an idiot all around anyway.
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