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Mon Aug 9, 2021, 11:58 AM

Refusing the COVID-19 vaccine isn't just immoral - it's 'un-American' ...

https://theconversation.com/why-refusing-the-covid-19-vaccine-isnt-just-immoral-its-un-american-165564


[A] woman's objection was driven by her suspicion that the MMR vaccine, for measles, mumps and rubella, caused autism. This claim has been shown, repeatedly and conclusively, to be without merit. Still, she was not entirely wrong. Many vaccines do contain live agents, though they are in a weakened or attenuated state. And while adverse and even serious reactions have been known to occur, such a risk is infinitesimally small. Indeed, the preponderance of evidence shows that the risk of harm or death to the unvaccinated child from infections such as MMR is far greater than any associated with receiving the vaccine.


“Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks – no forms of government can render us secure. To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.”


While we don’t know what Madison would have said about a vaccine, we do know what President Dwight D. Eisenhower said after the development of the polio vaccine. Eisenhower’s words likewise affirm the idea that our democracy requires that we show concern for one another.

“We all hope that the dread disease of poliomyelitis can be eradicated from our society. With the combined efforts of all, the Salk vaccine will be made available for our children in a manner in keeping with our highest traditions of cooperative national action,” he said.

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Eliot Rosewater Aug 2021 #1
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Mon Aug 9, 2021, 12:03 PM

1. Just saw a traitor post or try to post that the problem is immigrants.

The gop and trumpers are going to make this a deadly affair regardless, the virus will kill us or they will, or they will try.

America is in the rearview mirror.

I just want to be healthy enough to see justice.

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Mon Aug 9, 2021, 12:28 PM

3. The problem is NOT immigrants. See Pogo...

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Mon Aug 9, 2021, 12:25 PM

2. In the past two election cycles immigrant-bashing campaigns have lost

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