Skip to comments.Gardasil has booth in WalMart
Posted on 06/23/2007 11:27:29 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW
Hubby went to WalMart in Pennsylvania today. At the main entrance is a Gardasil booth handing out pamphlets. There was a line of parents so Hubby started a rant. He asked the woman why not just teach your daughters to keep their knickers on? Her answer was because they won't. Hubby responded that our daughter is in her 20's and still a virgin. She responded that daughters lie. He offered to let our "female tiger" talk to her.
At that point the woman asked if he was on his cellphone. He said "Yes" And how about this not being tested on 9 to 11 yr olds, your target group" She responded that it's been tested on 12 year olds. He said "You have no idea what the longterm affects of this drug are on reproduction"
At that point she didn't want to spar anymore and said "It's safe". But by then Hubby had already planted doubts and the parents in line had heard it all. I LOVE Hubby.
Anyone else need to visit a WalMart today?
Good for your husband (and daughter!).
My doctor mentioned the vaccine when I had my 9-year-old daughter in for her camp physical recently, but she (the doctor) kind of shook her head in a disgusted way.
Good to hear the Taliban is alive and well in America.
It's been a long time since my research days but I think this is unethical.
Kudos to your hubby! Great job!
If they can’t get the states to make it mandatory, they’ll go directly to the parents with their propaganda.
just who is your husband to question the judgment of a mother of a sexually active 12 year old ???
Merck was to test it this spring on 100 Japanese girls, 9 to 11 or 12. I haven’t checked if they did that. The girls tested in several countries were all 16 to 25.
I’ll check back when I get home this evening.
Why just girls?
He told the woman that HPV was an STD and she tried to say that it wasn't. He told her if it's sexually transmitted, it's an STD. The parents that were standing there didn't realise the cancer this "guarded" against is only transmitted sexually. God Bless him, those parents heard facts.
That’s just wrong.
I remember when I worked psych it was controversial (although allowed) to give the antidepressants to the kids. They were approved for use with adults but not children. There were a few drugs like that.
Uh, last time I checked it was pretty hard for boys to get cervical cancer.
I haven't kept up with this but the last thing I read said they were thinking of testing it on boys too.
If memory serves, this was tested on women who found
it caused menstrual pain, and therefore
it is being forced on younger girls in the hope
the side effects will be averted.
As to longterm oncogenic effects, what if that
takes 10 to 20 years?
Yes but boys can spread the virus.
I agree. And what parent lets their child be a guinea pig?
LOL. I've got a big problem with the state making it mandatory. If parents want to get for their kids in private commerce, more power to them.
Then again, if a Bible-thumper's daughter ends up with an STD-related cancer, I'm sure there are a few passages of scripture that can be quoted..."wages of sin are death," etc. Few things are more absurd than interpreting holy books to promote death and disease as the will of God. The flip side of the "touchdown Jesus" coin. Same alternative reality that believes the harder one thumps a Bible, the less likely it is a child will have sex before 18.
It’s nice to see I have at least one kindred spirit on here. I’m sure we’ll both be banned shortly.
You really have to wonder about some parents. What replaces the brain in their heads? They are encouraging possiby a lifetime of suffering and agony for their own children.
Is there a medical term more readily understandable than Sexually - Transmited - Disease ????? You don’t get them from genes or even second-hand smoke.
I join you in blessing your husband for possibly saving some young girls by diminishing their parents’ ignorance.
I don’t quite understand your posts but that’s ok. This is just common sense. You don’t give a prepubescent girl a drug that isn’t proven safe for the age group. What affect will it have on reproduction? They don’t know. Is one shot enough? They don’t know. My kid isn’t a guinea pig or a goldmine for Merck.
I’m upset that this was at Walmart. Sam must be spinning in his grave.
That’s not what the original poster was talking about at all and you know it.
But they can get HPV. If this is a vaccine against the virus, shouldn't it be tested on men as well?
Well, since this particular dad has obviously taught his daughter that this particular STD can cause cancer, perhaps she will be one of those who actually keeps herself pure until marriage.
In the meantime, parents are being lead down the primrose path by this pharmaceutical company, making them believe this vaccine will prevent cervical cancer (which it won't.)
I AM the original poster. This is common sense. No sex-no STD. I never mentioned the Bible so WHAT are you nattering about?
All of the times that I went on and on about what I had learned! I thought he wasn’t listening. LOL
I was shocked that it was WalMart. They must not have been listening when this broke in the news. I wonder if it is just this WalMart or all of them?
Men can get cancer from HPV too. And they can spread HPV.
Only girls are getting the treatment. Why? Because they can claim its a “women’s reproductive rights” issue?
When it was mandatory in some states, how did that defend “rights”?
The posters were merely arguing that their daughters are better than dogs. They can apparently control their urges. You and your poster buddy apparently cannot.
It was more of a general rant actually. If that was truly the point, I apologize. What the hell is your husband doing disclosing your daughter’s sexual history to strangers though?
Those parents with autistic children regret having given their children the mandated vaccine with Mercury.
How dare you question my faith? Seriously. You’re the one crying bigotry, liberal.
You apparently question your own faith. Why would I have to do so?
personally i would have gone into walmart and informed the manager that i was leaving to go call the main headquarters and ask why walmart was allowing this booth to be out front....then i would have called and asked...kudos to your hubby...but we need to follow through and let our rants hurt where the pocket is.
Classic retard zen.
How is a 16-year-old competent enough to make a fully-informed deicision about a drug being tested on her? How can she possibly give her permission and it be legally valid, seeing as how she’s underage?
Actually this subject doesn't need a "Bible rant". Hubby certainly wasn't using Scripture. Just common sense. The facts are scary and don't need anything more than simple disclosure.
What the hell is your husband doing disclosing your daughters sexual history to strangers though?
Daughter says to tell you that "virgin" isn't a dirty word and that she has higher expectations for herself than to be a "mattress pad" and "bragging rights".
You dont give a prepubescent girl a drug that isnt proven safe for the age group. What affect will it have on reproduction? They dont know. Is one shot enough? They dont know. My kid isnt a guinea pig or a goldmine for Merck.
$360 for the planned series of three shots for about 1or 2 million girls every year is definitely a gold mine for Merck. If I owned their stock, I would have to sell it! just to feel clean again.
3 deaths plus hundreds of serious adverse reactions have been recorded, but that will never get mentioned to gullible parents and corrupt legislators.
Apparently, it does not give a lifetime immunity either, so if a 12 year old gets the injections and stays a virgin until she is 20, she might as well have not gotten the shots. What a scam!
I want to gather some info and facts and then call WalMart. I need disclosure dates of pertinent info on Gardasil.
That fact alone, raises a whole host of issues.
I find your phraseology quite offensive.
Your use of “bible thumpers” directly points to your state of mind - talk about “retard zen.”
Note: You started the thread with an insult to many folks. You can end it with an apology.
But what happens if the man she marries happens to pass along this virus? Won't matter that she was a virgin.
May 23, 2007 Contact: Press Office
Judicial Watch Uncovers Three Deaths Relating to HPV Vaccine
Event Reports Obtained from FDA Detail 1,637 Adverse Reactions to Gardasil
Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released documents obtained from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, detailing 1,637 reports of adverse reactions to the vaccination for human papillomavirus (HPV), Gardasil. Three deaths were related to the vaccine. One physicians assistant reported that a female patient died of a blood clot three hours after getting the Gardasil vaccine. Two other reports, on girls 12 and 19, reported deaths relating to heart problems and/or blood clotting.
As of May 11, 2007, the 1,637 adverse vaccination reactions reported to the FDA via the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) included 371 serious reactions. Of the 42 women who received the vaccine while pregnant, 18 experienced side effects ranging from spontaneous abortion to fetal abnormities.
And then the parents will just have to smack them down hard.
BTW, did you know that drug companies are virtually immune (no pun intended) to lawsuits resulting in “vaccine problems”? Some pesky legislation that was pushed through back in the 80's. Hope you are all having an “aha” moment after reading this.
Funny thing is, this is a well to do area. Although there ARE poor people from a neighboring town that shop there. You’re probably right. And WalMart WILL get a call.