Texas governor orders STD vaccine for all girls.

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May 6th, 2007 at 08:11am
Wait, why just girls? =/
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May 6th, 2007 at 08:30am
Ieva Christ:
Wait, why just girls? =/

'cause it only affects them.
Males are just carriers; which is a good reason to vaccinate anyway, but since they don't actually suffer from any symptoms...

It should be all. If carriers aren't vaccinated either, then the whole thing becomes pointless.
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May 6th, 2007 at 04:15pm
a lot of people dont want their daughters to have the vaccine because theyre all like
"shes not gonna have sex until she's married, so she doesn't need it"
what if a girl is raped?
i mean, why wouldn't you want you're daughter to be protected from a deadly disease?
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May 6th, 2007 at 04:51pm
guitars_are_sexy:
a lot of people dont want their daughters to have the vaccine because theyre all like
"shes not gonna have sex until she's married, so she doesn't need it"
what if a girl is raped?
i mean, why wouldn't you want you're daughter to be protected from a deadly disease?

Because (some) parents are moronic. Even then, what if her husband didn't wait until he was married and now carries the virus. It's just stupid. And the number of girls who save themselves for marriage is signifigantly lower than the number who don't, so parents who think like that chances are will have no idea their daughter is having sex because she won't want to tell them and she won't get the protection she needs.
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May 7th, 2007 at 12:53pm
Even if you're married, isn't there a chance that the husband is a carrier? Isn't it just safer either way?
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May 7th, 2007 at 07:15pm
exactly
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May 9th, 2007 at 11:50pm
guitars_are_sexy:
a lot of people dont want their daughters to have the vaccine because theyre all like
"shes not gonna have sex until she's married, so she doesn't need it"
what if a girl is raped?
i mean, why wouldn't you want you're daughter to be protected from a deadly disease?


That hits the nail on the head. I can't believe how dumb some people can be..."oh how dare they they have no right..." but seriously wouldn't it be better to be safe then sorry? I know a girl that got raped when she was 6 and contracted a virus and those people are lucky to be getting it
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May 10th, 2007 at 12:54am
So they see the vaccine as an insult to their daughters purity and innocence, I assume. That is a bit...stupid, really. Is going to school an insult to your kid's intelligence and ability to learn on his/her own? No. Is drug education an insult to the kid's sense of judgement? No. Is the polio vaccine an insult to the kid's immune system? Or how about the hepatitis medicine?
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May 11th, 2007 at 11:48am
I'm currently going through the vaccine . . . and my younger sister as well. (It's actually one of the most painful shots I've had, but just stingy really..)

I don't know about making it mandatory, but why not I guess.
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May 11th, 2007 at 01:41pm
I THINK IT SHOULD BE MANDATORY.
I DON'T THINK IT PROTECTS CONTRACTIONS FROM ALL STD'S SO
KIDS AREN'T GONNA GO OUT HAVING A BUNCH OF SEX CAUSE
THEY'RE ARE PROTECTED FROM ONE DISEASE.
SURE, THERE WILL STILL BE KIDS HAVING SEX. NO ONE CAN STOP THAT,
BUT AT LEAST IT PROTECTS THEM FROM HPV, WHICH WE ALL KNOW IS
LINKED TO CERVICAL CANCER. CANCER IS ALL TOO COMMON RIGHT NOW, AND ANYTHING THAT IS USEFUL IN DEFEATING IT SHOULD BE USED.
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