Re: School Board Approves Birth Control Prescriptions at Maine Middle SchoolOct 18th, 2007
Karrie, from what I've read of your posts you may be sitting on the fence now, but i don't believe you're planted there firmly. It's good to be open minded like you are. Sitting on the fence until all the facts are in is a good place to be. But I don't think you'd stay there once the facts were in.
I think condom would be a better choice over birth control pills. I wonder why that wasn't advicated? Pharmecuetical company got their hands out to donate to the school budgets?
Curio, what is this STD shots thing you mentioned?
I believe this is what she is talking about:
This "vaccine" is against HPV which causes approxamatley 70% of cervical cancers. The reasonong for this vaccine is to have the girls immunized well before they become sexually active thereby helping to prevent HPV from being contracted when they are sexually active in their 20's and 30's.
I believe it's somewhere around 90% of the population becomes infected with some form of HPV by the time the are 50 years old. HPV is not only spread through intercourse but that IS the most common way.