A vaccine that prevents some common cancers

This vaccine hugely reduces the risk of certain kinds of cancers. Conservative religious groups have fought this vaccine tooth and nail.  Sigh.



A good start on vaccinations, but not enough

Quite honestly, I don’t believe there ought to be a religious exception for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children. Period. If you are going to put kids in real danger because the parents say God doesn’t like vaccinations, then just how much irresponsible parenting are you willing to tolerate in the name of religion? Female genital mutilation, perhaps? Stoning disobedient teens to death? Don’t know about that one? Check out Deuteronomy chapter 21, verses 18-21.