Rick Perry changes tune, now says supporting forced HPV vaccinations a 'mistake' (Texas Tribune)
Tuesday August 16th, 2011
For years, Gov. Rick Perry has taken flak for his 2007 attempt to require girls to be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, the most commonly sexually transmitted disease and the principal cause of cervical cancer. At the risk of angering fellow conservatives, Perry has always insisted he did the right thing.
That unapologetic approach changed this weekend.