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The wages of sin are cervical cancer

A Catholic girls' school in Manchester has blocked its students from receiving government-funded Human Papilloma Virus vaccinations. They didn't say as much (their line is a cryptic statement that the school is "not the right place"), but this presumably has to do with the idea that HPV, and the higher risk of cervical cancer, is divine punishment for sexual promiscuity, and it would be sinful to interfere in this. Isn't religion a wonderful thing?

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Posted by: Bowie Fri Sep 26 00:30:54 2008

They should have a Darwin Genocide Awards. This (and other decisions like it) gets my vote.