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Christian doctors back Texas HPV vaccine mandate.

On Friday, Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) “signed an order Friday making Texas the first state to require that schoolgirls get vaccinated against the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer,” bypassing opposition from right-wing groups. The Christian Medical Association has now come out in support of Perry’s decision. CMA’s CEO notes that the HPV vaccine “will provide young women and girls with an important measure of protection against the virus.”

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