Controversial stars! Celebrities who have spoken out against vaccinating children
Find out which stars are suspicious of this standard medical practice
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As scientists raced to find a solution to the COVID-19 pandemic, the debate about vaccines and whether or not they should be mandatory was renewed with gusto. The overwhelming evidence from all reliable medical sources suggests that, yes, vaccines are generally safe and very much necessary for public health. However, it seemed like a new public figure was coming forward each day to spread fear, pseudoscience, and unverified stories of dangerous side effects. Vaccine mandates caused protests all over the world as many declared that vaccination should be a personal choice. While the fear felt by many under the terrifying circumstance of a worldwide pandemic is understandable, studies show that the benefits of vaccines far outweigh the potential risks.
Regardless of the scientific evidence, it becomes an emotional issue when children are involved. Protective parents who are concerned about unsubstantiated theories hold back on vaccinating their kids out of love, but in reality, put them at greater risk. Many say each should have the right to choose. However, when a celebrity with a huge public platform and a great deal of influence uses their voice to share controversial beliefs that contradict modern medicine, it's no longer a simple matter of personal choice. Their words and actions influence millions, whether they acknowledge that power or not. Most of these stars are insistent that they're pro-vaccine, yet they perpetuate disproven theories that suggest vaccines can cause serious health problems in children.
Want to read more on the matter? Then click through the following gallery to see which celebrities have spoken out against mandatory vaccines for children.
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