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/ -- Children of God for Life is urging West Virginia lawmakers to scrap HB 2835 mandating Merck's new Gardasil HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine.
Anne Schuchat, director of the Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. C., where Kira lives, may soon add the HPV vaccine to the list of necessary school shots - starting with girls entering 6th grade. "The legislation doesn't require that the conversation about the vaccine, center on why you are receiving the vaccine.
Until now, vaccines were only mandated for diseases spread through things like coughs and runny noses. As I've said before, this vaccine no more encourages sexual activity than a tetanus shot encourages you to step on a rusty nail," says Catania.
I figured they were understandably angry and full of grief, and looking for someone or something to blame for a mysterious disorder for which a cause cannot be found. So I figured these paranoid nuts needed to let it go, and move along and find someone or something else to blame. For those who don’t know our story, here it is in a nutshell: I have two sons who were diagnosed with “profound and severe autism” at age two. I was told they would possibly never talk, never be able to attend regular school with “regular” kids, and so on. I can’t sue the school, because I could have lied and filled out the religious exemption form.
After all, my own sons had only received a few vaccines as babies, before an out-of-state move and some other life circumstances disrupted our check-up schedules. It was not a case of a “quirky personality” or “maybe Aspergers” like some kids have. There was nothing I could do, so I did nothing but watch my son struggle and wallow in my guilt and grief.
It was not poor parenting or lack of enough attention. Then last year, I was ordered to get William the TDa P vaccine.
It was But after a long, hard road and a lot of work, my sons did learn to speak — not always perfectly, but they could communicate. He would not be allowed to start sixth grade without it.
I am seeing this vaccine argument all over my newsfeed lately, and I have to put in my two cents. I said, “Well, he’s made so much progress over the past few years. Even most of the anti-vaxxers claim that the problem is introducing too much “stuff” into immature immune systems. I can’t sue, because the vaccine companies have legal immunity.
If you’re pro-vaccine, I get where you’re coming from. Some of my older friends might remember I used to about how stupid “the anti-vaccine movement” is. I would roll my eyes at parents who claimed vaccines caused their kids’ autism. And yet, “science” had “proven” that vaccines don’t cause autism. But the school persisted and finally sent me a threatening notice. I wouldn’t sue my doctor, because he did what I asked him to do. Sorry, I know for most of you it’s “TLDR” (too long, didn’t read).