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Obama administration lifts 32-year-old ban on gay / bisexual men donating blood

17 May

A similar ban-lifting happened up here two years ago…

This is the same sort of thing, once again: politics trumping public health considerations. It reveals progs for the monsters they are, more concerned about the feelings of some folks than the health of everyone else…

WINTERY KNIGHT

Breitbart News reports.

Excerpt:

The Obama administration, more interested in pleasing its LGBT supporters than in protecting the health of the general public, is proposing “new rules” through the FDA that would terminate the 32-year-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

Hilariously, the FDA would still ban gay men from donating if they confess to having sex with a man within a year before donating blood.

The FDA did admit that “some individuals knowingly donate despite the deferral.”

[…]The FDA decided that the MSM group (men who have sex with men) was much less of a risk than those in the commercial sex work (CSW) and injection drug use (IDU) groups, even though the agency reported, “In 2010, male-to-male sexual contact accounted for 63% of newly diagnosed HIV infections among adults, and 78% of newly diagnosed HIV infections in men, indicating that male-to-male sexual contact remains associated with…

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6 responses to “Obama administration lifts 32-year-old ban on gay / bisexual men donating blood

  1. Eric

    May 18, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    Things like this ought to prove that the Progs are hopelessly fanatical. They would rather see contaminated blood in medical supplies than deviate one iota from their agendas.

    I’ll bet the government officials’ private hospitals still screen, though.

     
  2. Will S.

    May 18, 2015 at 5:47 pm

    “would rather see contaminated blood in medical supplies than deviate one iota”

    Alas…

    “bet the government officials’ private hospitals still screen”

    No doubt.

     
  3. feeriker

    May 18, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    I await the day that sock puppet Obama needs a blood transfusion.

     
  4. Will S.

    May 18, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    😉

     

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