Republican Rep. Dennis Bonnen, the bill's House sponsor, said he believes it is fair and reasonable.
"I think the governor should see this as the Legislature making a very clear and respectful statement, and I hope he'll accept our wishes," Bonnen said.
The vaccine protects girls and women against strains of the sexually transmitted virus that cause most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts.
It's unimaginable to me that when we have a vaccine which provides a virtual 100% defense against one of the most deadly forms of cancer, that there would be so much effort to prevent its use. I wonder if there would be this much fuss if there was a vaccine against prostate cancer...
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