"Oh for f***'s sake Jenny McCarthy": Larry Wilmore slams anti-vaxxers

"We ask the question 'are vaccines dangerous?' Yes, If you don't get them!"

Published January 28, 2015 3:49PM (EST)

 Larry Wilmore  (Comedy Central)
Larry Wilmore (Comedy Central)

On Tuesday night Larry Wilmore slammed anti-vaxxers, or parents who do not vaccinate their children. "We ask the question 'are vaccines dangerous?'" Wilmore states in his intro. "Yes, if you don't get them!"

Wilmore began by looking into the recent outbreak of measles at Disneyland, and discovered that un-vaccinated children were part of the problem -- a dangerous problem.

Wilmore looks into this problematic trend: Where did this trend begin? (A discredited paper.) Who keeps peddling this faulty science? ("Oh for fucks sake Jenny McCarthy!) What do actual doctors say about it? (Get vaccinated!) Watch below to find out more:

Here's the whole monologue:

By Sarah Gray

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