Skip to comments.Perry Says Vaccine Order Was Mistake
Posted on 08/18/2011 12:47:22 AM PDT by Fred
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, under questioning from voters in recent days, has switched positions on a 2007 executive order he issued mandating the vaccination of all young girls before they enter sixth grade to ward off cervical cancer.
Mr. Perry's order that Texas school girls receive the vaccine, Gardasil, made by Merck & Co., was overturned by the state legislature and never got off the ground. But it still has roiled conservatives and Christian groups for years.
After long defending the decision, Mr. Perry has apologized repeatedly for the order since launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. As recently as his 2010 gubernatorial re-election bid, Mr. Perry touted the vaccine's medical efficacy and the lives of young women it saved.
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Perry sings a different tune now that he’s running for president.
What he did was bad as a matter of principle and since the 2007 controversy questions have been raised about the drug’s safety.
There was a campaign contribution to Perry from the company that made the drug (6,000 dollars).
A lot of money is now being gathered to fund his presidential campaign. Who is it from and what are the contributors going to get in return.
Just follow the rino corporate welfare trail for the answer..
Move over Slick Willard, here comes Slick Rick... Pay no attention to my statist liberal policies as Governor, since I’m running for President, I’m a Conservative now ! Honest ! Al Gore can vouch for me, I was his campaign manager after all...
I think this is a huge nail in the Perry run for POTUS.
Slick-Rick Perry is a fraud.
Yes, but that was the old *arch-conservative* AlGore before he got taken over by the evil Clintonoids.
Just ask the Perry folk, they'll tell you all about it :^)
Slick-Rick called this a 'mistake'.
Should we expect him to make the same admission about his pro illegal immigration/in-state tuition position? Will he say it was a 'mistake' to then go to Mexico to brag about it? Will he say it was a 'mistake' to condemn Arizona's anti-immigration law? Will he say it was a 'mistake' to oppose the border fence? And will he say it was a 'mistake' to oppose E-Verify, a federal verification program that prevents illegal immigrants from landing state jobs? If he thinks it will get him votes he will because that's what flip-flopping poseurs do.
Still perpetuating that lie, eh? Shame, shame.
I wish they'd tell me where and how to get those DNC checks we're supposed to be getting for exposing Perry for the RINO that he is. I've been posting about Perry's liberal record for a week now and haven't received a single check. :-(
Yes. Thank you for the post. It’s a much more accurate representation of the truth than what the Perry haters spout.
At least you’re willing to admit you’re working for the liberals against the Republicans. That’s more than most of the Perry haters on this site will admit.
I don't hate anyone. I'm just tired of the Republican Party nominating loser RINOS.
Maaaaan, this DUDE is SLICK!! Waaaaay SLICK!
Hate??? I merely check the facts. It is going to get worse. I have no idea why Perry is running with his record.
Makes me think that he is a stalking horse. His running makes no sense....
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