Oh, Kat Von D ...
Stop, honey. Just stop.
As you may have heard, Kat made quite the controversy for herself last week when she announced on Instagram that when her baby is born, she will be raising him vegan and without vaccinations.
Vaccinations are something that many people feel very strongly about, because, you know, people can die from completely preventable diseases without them.
In her statement, Kat said that she knew her beliefs and actions would create a lot of "backlash...
Before vaccination was discovered, many people died of infectious diseases. Dogs and cats did, as well. Vaccinations are a wonderful way to prevent serious illnesses before they occur. For pets, it helps prevent their sickness, suffering, and in some cases the possibility of transmitting serious disease to their human family members as well.
A number of American states and metropolitan “hot spots” are vulnerable to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. Doctors say parents are opting out of getting their children vaccinations. The risk of outbreaks is rising in 12 of the 18 states that permit non-medical exemptions from childhood vaccinations, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS Medicine. Those states are Arkansas, Arizona, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania,...