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June 28 2019

Julie Gunlock on Why the Anti-Vaxxer Movement is Responsible for the Reemergence of Measles

by Beverly Hallberg

On this episode of “She Thinks,” Julie Gunlock joins us to reveal the truth behind vaccinations and the rise in measles outbreaks. She discusses how the antivaccination movement started and how serious these outbreaks are, especially for children. This is an especially important conversation as 2019 has recorded the highest number of measles cases since 1994. You can read more about vaccines and the measles outbreak in IWF's policy focus.

Julie Gunlock is director of the Independent Women’s Forum's center for progress and innovation. Before joining IWF, Julie served as a professional staff member on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and on the House Homeland Security Committee. Julie has written about food and culture for many news outlets and is a regular guest on regional and national programs across the country. She is the author of a very entertaining book From Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Makes Us Afraid of Everything and How to Fight Back.

Independent Women's Forum is an educational 501(c)(3) dedicated to developing and advancing policies that aren’t just well intended, but actually enhance people’s freedom, choices, and opportunities. IWF is the sister organization of the Independent Women’s Voice.​
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