Rick Perry Changes Tune on HPV Vaccine After Announcing White House Bid

There was a break in Gov. Rick Perry's Texas swagger this week as he dialed back his previously unwavering support for the vaccine Gardasil, which protects against the human papillomavirus, or HPV. The most recent entry into the 2012 GOP presidential field said this week that it was a "mistake" to issue an executive order in 2007 requiring all sixth-grade Texas girls to have the vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer, in order to attend public schools. "I'm one of the first to say we didn't...Full Story
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