Vaccines are 'sorcery,' Texas lawmaker tells vaccine expert and pediatrician

9 May, 2019

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Joel Shannon USA TODAY

Published 3:48 PM EDT May 8, 2019

Texas lawmaker Jonathan Stickland called vaccines "sorcery" Tuesday in a social media post criticizing a vaccine expert.

Stickland – a state representative who describes himself as a "Christian Conservative" and a "Liberty Loving Republican" in his Twitter bio – made the comment as part of an extended critique of vaccines and the scientific community...

"Make the case for your sorcery to consumers on your own dime..." Stickland tweeted...

Stickland claimed "vaccines are dangerous" and compared government involvement in vaccinations to communism...

For some vaccine skeptics, distrust of Big Pharma and fear of government overreach motivate their opposition.


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