by Fran Eaton
Hopefully, the message will get through . . . it's time to draw the line in sand on the HPV vaccine and tell lawmakers and big drug companies to back off . . .
Call me an idealist, a dreamer and out of touch with reality, but I still believe in parents and their powerful natural instincts to protect their offspring and teach them to survive.
Read the rest in Sunday's "Always Right" column in the Star . . .
The natural impulse of parents is to care for their own. It is such an integral part of our American culture that it’s almost ludicrous to point out its importance. But as our state public policy continues to restrict mothers and fathers more and more from fulfilling their God-ordained roles to oversee their children’s health, education and welfare, the need to defend the obvious has become more and more apparent.
Such a classic David-vs.-Goliath tag team match is brewing in our state Capitol. Parents and their 11-year-old daughters are being pitted against powerful government bureaucrats and a multibillion dollar drug company with stockholders expecting a good return on their investment.