Dominic's Journey, Mom's journal has this to say about Austism Speaks: "I have made no bones about the fact that Autism Speaks does not speak for us.  And that I will never be one to light it up blue. For those of you who are new readers, you can see why in some of my previous posts Their track record has not improved much from 2013 when I looked at their taxes.  They currently are spending about 4% of their budget on families.  Its been almost  one year since I joined up with TeamTMR , the non profit arm of The Thinking Moms Revolution and in that time I have been consistently impressed with how my colleagues in TeamTMR GET STUFF DONE." more...

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John Stone covers the Leveson inquiry taking place in the UK over the conduct of the press and Rupert Murdoch’s News International media empire in Brian Deer's investigation into the MMR. Four family members of vaccine damaged children have had their evidence rejected. more...

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Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism Comments Marcella Piper-Terry, M.S., Founder of VaxTruth.Org writes how vaccines don't cause autism, however they cause all of the conditions that make up an autism diagnosis: "Okay. I give up. Vaccines do not cause autism. Autism is a behavioral diagnosis. In order to receive the diagnosis of “Autism” a child must exhibit a certain number of behaviors over a certain time frame. If he or she does not do so, the diagnosis of “autism” is not warranted. There is no blood test for “autism.” more...

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Sandy Gottstein dissects an article in the New England Journal of Medicine attacking so-called "antivaccinationists". In her piece she picks apart the arguments about the whooping cough outbreaks, the dismissal of parents with valid vaccination safety concerns and the usual slam at Dr. Wakefield and misrepresentation of his Lancet paper. more...

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In this first of a 2-part series, Dan Olmstead investigates the fraudulent reporting practices of the Murdoch-owned Sunday Times. In particular he looks into the investigation tactics and reporting of Brian Deer regarding the Andrew Wakefield MMR controversy. more...

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On June 26, 2011 testimony is presented about the dangers of childhood vaccinations given to the United States government by concern citizens. Parents are pushing for a "parent choice" option in addition to the current vaccination waivers. more...

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Robert Schecter discusses infectious diseases in today's America. Robert analyzes the threat of these diseases in our past and in the present. What factors contribute to these diseases being dangerous or at a risk of death? According to Schecter: "Among the most sinister accomplices are poverty and inadequate nutrition." more...

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Anne Dachel discusses 2 studies that indicate a link between autism and vaccines. "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Academy of Pediatrics tend to dismiss research like this as “poorly designed.” more...

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The British Medical Journal is not known as a publication that normally pushes boundaries. Indeed, by allowing the publication of Brian Deer’s series of articles vilifying and slandering Dr Andrew Wakefield by calling his work on links between MMR vaccines and autism fraudulent without also informing readers of their own very strong links with the [...] more...

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