Anti-Vaxxers, Like Drunk Drivers, Are a Danger to Us All

February 2, 2015 4:54 PM

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It angers me when people make bad decisions that threaten the health and safety of other people. Whether you're driving drunk, parading loaded firearms in public, or choosing to not vaccinate your child (exceptions for children with health conditions that contraindicate vaccinations), you are a danger to your own health and to the health of others -- and I am fed up with the ignorance and arrogance behind these decisions.

To be fair, I have to briefly clarify my frustration with drunk driving. Knowing what we now know about the interactions between genetics, neurobiology and the social variables of alcoholism and substance abuse, I can wrap a little compassion around those drunk drivers who are struggling with addict...

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