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Thu May 6, 2021, 04:40 PM

COVID-19 conspiracies rampant during Michigan hearing on vaccine passports

Source: Detroit Free Press

Michigan House lawmakers heard from an avowed conspiracy theorist on Thursday, giving a legislative platform to someone who has shared false claims ranging from Bill Gates modifying mosquitos so they can inject people with vaccines to vaccinations causing irregular menstruation.

Naomi Wolf came to the House Oversight Committee to voice support for banning vaccine passports, theoretical mandates by the state or businesses that would require people get a vaccine. She was one of a series of speakers who at times voiced false and misleading statements about vaccines; several likened them to measures enacted during the Holocaust.

"I would be remiss if I didn't state for the record that the comparisons of the COVID vaccine to systemic racism, segregation and the Holocaust are appalling and abhorrent," said Rep. Rep. Julie Brixie, D-Meridian Township, at the end of the roughly 90-minute hearing.

Republican lawmakers have introduced a series of bills that would ban vaccine passports, and included similar language in several budget measures.

Read more: https://www.freep.com/story/news/politics/2021/05/06/covid-19-vaccine-passports-michigan-conspiracy-theories/4970040001/



Some of you may be surprised that Naomi Wolf, whose initial claim to fame was in feminist commentary back in the '90s, turned out this way. In fact, Wolf has had a history of shoddy scholarship from her first book.

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Thu May 6, 2021, 04:45 PM

1. Wolf was pushing the myth that vaccinated people were disrupting women's periods

By simply standing next to unvaccinated women

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Thu May 6, 2021, 06:13 PM

2. So, with almost 45% of the population vaccinated, there must be

millions of women suffering from irregular periods

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