Kiera Butler, Mother Jones

Kiera Butler

Mother Jones

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Kiera:

The Company Offering Free Healthcare to East Palestine? It’s a Right-Wing, Anti-Vax Project

The Wellness Company's top brass are leaders in the "medical freedom" movement. → Read More

The Christian Groups Fighting Against the Indian Child Welfare Act

Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters. Editor’s note: This short piece accompanied “Forever Home” in the March/April 2023 print edition of Mother Jones. This spring, the US Supreme Court will hear a case that could decide the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act, the 1978 landmark law that strengthened tribes’ rights to keep… → Read More

The Far-Right Bounty Hunter Behind the Explosive Popularity of “Died Suddenly”

How Stew Peters parlayed conspiracy theories into viral documentaries and a massive following. → Read More

Meet Ron DeSantis’ New “Public Health Integrity Committee”

Seasoned anti-vax, anti-Covid-protections advocates. → Read More

Why Did Florida Divest Billions From BlackRock? A “Woke” Conspiracy Theory.

And how the moral panic over ESG went mainstream. → Read More

Hospitals Are Full of Kids Sick With RSV—And Anti-Vaxxers Think It’s a Hoax

Different virus, same old disinformation. → Read More

DeSantis’ Policies Are Terrible for Moms. He Convinced Them Otherwise.

Fear triumphed over facts. → Read More

Polio? Measles? Florida Is Flirting With an Anti-Vaccine Apocalypse

Thanks, DeSantis. → Read More

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s District Is Bluer Than You’d Think

In a place between worlds like Paulding County, change happens gradually. → Read More

DeSantis Is Slamming Covid Vaccines. Here’s Why.

“It’s a little bit of a dance between him and Trump right now.” → Read More

Moms Against Libraries

The crusade to ban books has reached a fever pitch. → Read More

Inside Anti-Abortion Groups’ Campaign to Sell Women on Unreliable Birth Control “Alternatives”

In a post-Roe world, their misleading messages could have disastrous consequences. → Read More

The Truth About Those Viral Tweets Questioning the Omicron Boosters’ Safety

Contrarian physicians aren't neutral sources of information. → Read More

Pre-K Went Virtual During the Pandemic. For Some, It May Stay That Way.

Online early childhood programs are taking off—but educators have doubts. → Read More

The Most Powerful Moms in America Are the New Face of the Republican Party

Their crusade against public education is just the beginning. → Read More

Now the Far Right Is Going After School Counselors

They've been called pedophiles, groomers, and "recruiters for the Transgender Cult." → Read More

Inside the Powerful Anti-abortion Campaign to Convince You That Everything Is Just Fine

Be careful of what you read about miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies right now. → Read More

IVF Worked, and 2 Embryos Remain. Soon She May Not Be Allowed To Decide What Happens to Them.

The Roe decision has unexpected implications. → Read More

How American Influencers Built a World Wide Web of Vaccine Disinformation

“You get the distinct feeling that there is a massive sea change occurring.” → Read More

Monkeypox Disinfo Is Just Like Covid Disinfo—Plus Homophobia

“They probably know full well what they are doing.” → Read More