Category Archives: death threats

Antivaxers violently react to proposed government immunisation-childcare policy and vilify bereaved parents

This news broke today: UNVACCINATED children will be banned from all childcare centres and preschools in Australia under a hard line proposal spearheaded by the federal government. The immunisation rates of all preschools and daycare centres will be made publicly … Continue reading

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Australian antivaxer calls for execution of Channel 9’s Deborah Knight

Those of us who follow the behaviour of the anti-vaccination movement are quite used to seeing the violence, violent rhetoric, death threats, threats of violence, abuse, misogyny and general vitriol heaped upon bereaved families, public health advocates, politicians, journalists and others by … Continue reading

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Antivaxers call for execution of public health hero

Here we go, again. I’ve written quite a few posts about the abuse and death threats which are heaped upon Dr Paul Offit by anti-vaccination activists, usually at the incitement of anti-vaccination leaders such as Barbara Loe Fisher, of the … Continue reading

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The Hammond Dilemma – adverse events and anti-vaccination activism

Until five days ago, as far as I  am aware, I had never commented publicly on the case of the Hammond family and their campaign for compensation for Ben Hammond’s “probable” 2012 vaccine adverse reaction. I just did not know … Continue reading

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US anti-vaccination leaders incite more threats against Dr Paul Offit

Many posts have been written about the incitement of violence and the violent rhetoric which has become de rigueur in the anti-vaccination movement. The increased vilification of healthcare professionals, researchers, politicians, journalists, bereaved parents, and layperson activists – incited by the likes of … Continue reading

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Death threats from Frank Vazquez of South Australia

This post will be of interest to quite a few readers who have been on the receiving end of death threats, threats of harm, and other abuse from supporter of the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network, Frank Vazquez of Paralowie, South Australia. More … Continue reading

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