Famed cartoonist calls politicians fascist for enforcing vaccinations
It seems even beloved Australian cartoonists are not immune to anti-vaccine sentiments that put emotion above science and public health.
On Wednesday, artist Michael Leunig published a cartoon in Melbourne’s The Age newspaper that appeared to call new mandatory vaccine laws “fascist” for enforcing “mass medication” on children.
Leunig double downs. Anti-vaxers rejoicepic.twitter.com/vPTjbYdbI5
— TiPoole (@tip66) August 18, 2015
The Australian state of Victoria recently introduced “no jab, no play” laws that will come into effect in 2016. Under the regulations, pre-schoolers will not be allowed to attend child care or kindergarten unless they are vaccinated Read more…