Perhaps the most baffling movement of our time is the anti-vaxx movement.
People who have absolutely no knowledge of science are always ready to pop off on social media about how it’s their right to select whether their children get vaccinated and stimulate erroneous, 100% unfounded claims that vaccines induce autism.* sigh*
But here’s the thing. Your “right to choose” opens other people’s children up to deadly illness because vaccination is sort of predicated on this thing called “herd immunity, ” which signifies all kids have to be vaccinated for vaccines to genuinely do their job. What about another child’s right to go to school and not got mumps because your child isn’t vaccinated? That seems pretty important. And before you go to comment about that infamous “study” that the MMR vaccine induces autism, please do us all a favor and click here to learn about why that is totally bogus junk science.