Jenny McCarthy, Who Still Promotes Misinformation About Vaccines, Now Says “I Am Not ‘Anti-Vaccine'”

After years of pushing dangerous ideas, such as the never-proven claim that there’s a link between vaccines and autism, model Jenny McCarthy is trying to reinvent herself as someone who’s totally pro-science.

Good luck with that.

In an op-ed published by the Chicago Sun-Times (where she also writes a column about dating and parenting), McCarthy explains that she’s been misunderstood this whole time:

I am not “anti-vaccine.” 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.”

Whoa! That’s incredible! We’ve had it wrong this whole time!

… or maybe not. Because everything she writes after that opening paragraph establishes that her critics have been right all along.

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Did You Miss the First Episode of ‘Your Inner Fish’? You Can Now Watch It Online

Earlier this week, PBS aired the first of three episodes of the documentary series “Your Inner Fish,” based off of paleontologist/evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin‘s book of the same name:



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God, Too, is Subject to Forces of Evolution

The Onion just confirmed it:



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Why is a Creationist Giving a Commencement Address at a Top Science School?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how a Creationist will soon be giving a commencement address at a top engineering school:

You can learn more about this story here.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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The Onion Tackles Childhood Vaccinations; Downside? ‘You Have to Go to a Place’

The Onion tackles the pros and cons of vaccinating children in a way that perfectly reflects the anti-vaxxer mindset:

That’s just a glimpse. You’re gonna want to read that entire list :)

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