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Pharm company donates to Brown's campaign - 2 days after he signs vaccination bill

Original post made by Corruption looms large, Birdland, on Oct 25, 2011

Thought this was interesting. Explains a lot.

Two days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation allowing children 12 and older to seek medical care for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases without parental consent – including vaccinations against human papillomavirus, or HPV – a pharmaceutical company with a financial interest in HPV vaccines donated $8,000 to Brown's re-election campaign.

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Posted by Patriot
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 25, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Wouldn't have been any different with Whitman and is probably not a big deal.


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Posted by No surprise
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 26, 2011 at 8:49 am

It would have been different with Whitman...that would be small change she didn't need. However, it must be the same company that paid Perry for his signing of HPV also.


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Posted by maja7
a resident of another community
on Oct 26, 2011 at 9:20 am

No surprise that yet another greedy politician receives a "kickback" from a pharmaceutical company. Where is the public outcry that a 12 year old child, a sexually active 12 year old child, can receive this vaccine without parental knowledge or approval!!!

Come on people, we are supposed to protect our children!


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