Girl Rejects Gardasil, Loses Path to Citizenship

Just this week, an advisory panel recommended that the FDA allow doctors to prescribe Gardasil to boys and men ages 9 to 26 to help prevent genital warts, which have been linked to the transmission of HPV.

Moritz, himself, has chosen not to have his 11-year-old daughter vaccinated, as long as good cervical cancer screening tests, like the Pap smear, exist.

"I'm pro-preventing cervical cancer," he told ABCNews.com. "But I'm not that pro that the physicians don't know the risks and side effects."

But Dr. Mark Einstein, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York, disagrees.

"Every scientific stakeholder has advocated for use of this vaccine," he told ABCNews.com. "The more serious side effects may not be vaccine related. The most recent report in the JAMA was positive, reinforcing the safety of a vaccine that been delivered to 26 million in the U.S."

Einstein said cervical cancer was "not just a Third World Disease." American women are struck in their "reprodictive prime," and radiation treatments can cause sexual dysfunction and child-bearing problems.

"I have a busy clinical schedule," said Einstein. "The death rate is low because the treatments are very effective. But the treatments are toxic and have very serious side effects through life.

"We have a lot of opportunity to prevent [cervical cancer] before it happens and shift the future of a disease," he said.

Einstein also debunks Simone's claim that she doesn't need the vaccine because she is not having sex.

"Quite frankly, from a science standpoint and outreach, everyone does ultimately as an adult have sex," he said.

But her adoptive mother, Jean Davis, said the issue is about more than chastity.

"All we want is the rights of a U.S. citizen," said Davis, who has scoured the Internet for research on Gardasil and sent letters to all her political leaders, including the president. "It's not mandatory for them to get this. That's our objection.

"My choice to make an informed decision for the health of my child has been taken away," she told ABCNews.com. "I have been like a crazy woman, I have been so upset about this. I am really in a panic."

"How can they call this America, the land of the free?" she asked. "Where are my parental rights?"

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