Editorial: Bill takes parents out of decision-making role for HPV vaccine

Margaret A. Bengs The Sacramento Bee 9/28/2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is being castigated in the presidential primary for his 2007 executive order mandating a vaccine for the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, or HPV, for girls entering sixth grade, unless their parents opted out, an order overturned by the Texas Legislature.

Now Gov. Jerry Brown […]

Under Scrutiny, Perry Walks Back HPV Decision

Jay Root The Texas Tribune 8/14/2011

Updated Monday, 2 p.m. CST: Perry spoke to Des Moines-based WHO radio and was asked about his HPV executive order: “That particular issue is one that I readily stand up and say I made a mistake on. I listened to the legislature, they said that was not going to […]