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katakowsj  ·  347 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Delta Variant

My vaccinated family and I are now spending time with my brother and sister-in-law, (are vaccinated), and their 15 year old son, and 12 year old daughter(both unvaccinated). My in-laws are adamantly refusing to vaccinate their kids. They do not understand the harm to which they are exposing their kids.

I’ve heard “We don't know the long term consequences”from them as well.

OftenBen  ·  347 days ago  ·  link  ·  

What is their stated reason to oppose vaccination?

Because the plague spreading vermin I know literally just say "I don't wanna" or "I'm not taking the Mark of the Beast!"

katakowsj  ·  347 days ago  ·  link  ·  

They claim that a 53year-old uncle of a friend dropped dead three days after being vaccinated.

No weird religious stuff here. Just poor risk assessment.

OftenBen  ·  339 days ago  ·  link  ·  

"They claim"

Damn fee fees.

steve  ·  347 days ago  ·  link  ·  

the others I've heard (but disagree with):

"I'm not taking some half-baked experimental drug"

"you can't make me" (the freedom argument)

"We don't know the long term consequences" (this one is ironically, tragically, funny)

and then various forms of "can't trust the gubment"