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Old 03-06-2010, 09:45 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The time has come to change a policy that imposes a lifetime ban on donating blood for any man who has had gay sex since 1977, 18 senators said Thursday.

"Not a single piece of scientific evidence supports the ban," said Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., who joined 16 other Democrats and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont in writing Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg.

My Way News - Senators: Lift ban on gays donating blood

 
Old 03-09-2010, 08:20 PM
 
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Higher(much higher) rates of HIV and Hepatitis are more than enough reason I need to ban gays from donating blood.
 
Old 03-10-2010, 12:23 AM
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Location: Colorado
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This is going nowhere. If you want to debate the topic take it to the Politics or the Great Debates forums.
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