Archive for 16th May 2007

What is Wrong with the United States?!

As if I needed another reminders why the United States has issues…

Here in Australia, our federal government (which is conservative, mind you) has recently introduced a national vaccination program for Gardasil, a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) which is one of the causes of cervical cancer.

But what’s happening in the US? According to the NewScientist.com article US conservatives block cancer vaccine for girls:

Plans to vaccinate young girls against the sexually-transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer have been blocked in several US states by conservative groups, who say that doing so would encourage promiscuity.

Because of what?! I don’t fucking believe it.

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