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U.S. to Take Another Look at Gay Blood Donation Ban
National Journal ^ | 7/26/11 | Maggie Fox

Posted on 07/26/2011 6:29:31 PM PDT by Nachum

A policy that bars gay men from donating blood for life is “suboptimal,” advisers to the Health and Human Services Department said on Tuesday, and needs another look. HHS asked a committee of experts on blood and tissue donations to reexamine the policy and see if there is a way to let at least some gays donate blood. (snip)Men who have sex with other men, including gay and bisexual men, have an HIV infection rate 60 times higher than that of the general population

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aids; ban; blood; bloodsupply; donation; fdrq; gay; gayblood; hhs; homosexualagenda; redcross; taintedblood
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To: Nachum

I don’t want pink blood that is full of homoglobin...


61 posted on 07/26/2011 8:44:02 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: Nachum

Is there not any way to get rid of the Marxist POS in the White House before he completes destroying the country?


62 posted on 07/26/2011 8:44:24 PM PDT by Marathoner (Government schools = Marxist indoctrination centers)
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To: fwdude
Sure, the homos can lie, but a sane society would make the detection of infection after the pretense of qualification by a homosexual a felony punishable by imprisonment.

Agreed. I'm on the side of banning this group entirely, just as other groups (e.g. IV drug users) are banned.

Speaking of IV drug use, when I donate (every eight weeks, I have a blood type that's in demand and the blood bank loves to call me) they check my bare forearms as part of the health interview.

63 posted on 07/26/2011 9:07:22 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Nachum

OK. Give fags the right to donate blood.

Stick the large dull needle directly in the penis, suck out two gallons of blood, and flush it all down the toilet with some Clorox. If they live, I dont think they will want to visit the blood clinic again!


64 posted on 07/26/2011 9:14:17 PM PDT by Noob1999
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To: Nachum

Great idea, just mark the blood for use only on Congress people, the POTUS and other high Federal officials.


65 posted on 07/26/2011 9:14:42 PM PDT by Kent1957
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To: Amadeo

Well, I understand the anger, but if a lot of healthy donors stop giving, then some poor person who needs blood will be that much more likely to get something bad from a transfusion.


66 posted on 07/26/2011 9:18:38 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: eclecticEel

Yes, and that includes Hepatitis C.


67 posted on 07/26/2011 9:19:28 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: Nachum

This is frightening. I know a young man who needs to get blood at least several times a year to stay healthy. This makes me want to cry.


68 posted on 07/26/2011 9:37:55 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: GeronL

Of course, you certainly aren’t allowed to say or portray any homosexuals in a bad light in Western Civilization anymore (truth not allowed).

No Christian thinking allowed!!!! No Christian worldview allowed, although it is what made Europe great and their later adoption of “God is Dead” delivered the reign of Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mao, Pot, Mussolini, etc....100,000,000 murdered, but that’s ok with “let’s try man’s standard of right and wrong again, Brown”...

America the most perfect and free government in history based on the idea of Just Law and Supra Positive Law and Brown thinks he is more intelligent than the Founding Fathers genius combined?????? and his is the highest law of the land....is he claiming himself “god”?

God’s standard of Right and Wrong is the Rule of Law—Just Law—in AMERICAN legal system up until Legal Positivism and the Progressive/Socialists twisted the meaning and intent of the Constitution with Holmsian (non) logic....and the start of this Rule of Man instead of the Rule of Law.

—the Bible is now hate speech (No first Amendment for Christian children in public schools NONE!!!!!.....Forced agenda in public schools to indoctrinate young children into thinking the unnatural is “natural”...up is down—so they will believe any lies the Marxists spin....no God views—cuz you have NO natural rights cuz that comes from God.

By Jerry—teach little kids all about sodomy so they think it’s cool and not icky and try it—monkey see, monkey do— Brown.

BTW, how many children did Jerry raise? and does he even have any genetic interest in the future—any grandchildren? Shouldn’t men with only an interest in here and now, not be allowed to be a politician which affects the future of civilization? Maybe there should be laws against people holding office who don’t take part in raising children since they don’t understand how their stupid laws and regulations will affect the thinking of children.....such a profound power for people who can’t understand the consequence of their actions.

Genetic ties give a person an interest in leaving a better country for posterity-—but not if you have no children or ties to “family” ==what the Marxists are trying to deliberately destroy—the support system needed to defy government totalitarianism. They want power and to dictate what little johnny is allowed to think....yes, sodomy is what they want to put into his mind so they can create a playground for themselves with the children. (Pink Swastika)and Marcuse. Evil is afoot again....guess it always has been—it just has total control of government now.


69 posted on 07/26/2011 10:26:10 PM PDT by savagesusie (Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. Cicero)
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To: liberalism is suicide

It will help validate themselves and make them feel less filthy as they drag everyone else into their sewer. It is the nature of evil, to want company.


70 posted on 07/26/2011 10:28:07 PM PDT by savagesusie (Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. Cicero)
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To: Nachum

Someone in England just got Hepatitis B because the Brits thought having homosexuals donate organs would be a good idea.

It’s just a waste of money. The blood screening assays will kick out practically all of homosexuals’ donated blood so it can’t be used.


71 posted on 07/26/2011 10:35:14 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: max americana
I had 2 friends die of AIDS. It is not a pretty site. But when is dieing ever a pretty site.
Oh, I am straight. But they were friends anyway.
72 posted on 07/26/2011 10:36:57 PM PDT by JimmyMc
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To: Pining_4_TX

My mother died from Hepatitis she got from tainted blood during a blood transfusion. She got the transfusion in 1970 and her liver finally gave out in 1991. I think I’m going to be against this one.


73 posted on 07/26/2011 10:40:16 PM PDT by socal_parrot (I hate to say I told you so, but...)
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To: originalbuckeye

Apparently BSE hasn’t disappeared in Britain.

http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_112073


74 posted on 07/26/2011 10:54:33 PM PDT by meatloaf
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To: NYer

This is all part of the homosexual agenda.


75 posted on 07/26/2011 11:35:06 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: savagesusie

As the old saying goes:”misery loves company”. How can they call such wretched behavior “gay”?


76 posted on 07/26/2011 11:46:36 PM PDT by liberalism is suicide (Communism,fascism-no matter how you slice socialism, its still baloney)
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To: liberalism is suicide

It is what Marxist’s do....control the language—twist the meaning of words and they can posit the ideas that they want into the next generation.

Kids hear “gay” think fun....they hear “choice” they think freedom, not kill.

They need to change the word “marriage” so they can condition children into thinking there is no difference between having two daddies and a mommy and daddy.

They have to destroy natural instincts and pervert the object of sexual desire—so they can design man in their own image and destroy the idea of “the laws of nature and Nature’s God the foundation of Freedom. Can’t be free if we are ruled by man. Rule of Law (freedom) requires Supra Positive law—a higher power than man’s made up standard of right and wrong.

it is all about controlling what and how children think....to a dysfunctional, addictive state of no solid relationships where nanny government takes care of all the needs even raising the children so they are conditioned to think properly.


77 posted on 07/27/2011 12:01:38 AM PDT by savagesusie (Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. Cicero)
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To: originalbuckeye

Here’s a link to the updated statistics. Note that it appears there’s a roughly constant level of vCJD cases per year.

http://www.cjd.ed.ac.uk/figures.htm


78 posted on 07/27/2011 12:25:43 AM PDT by meatloaf
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To: Nachum
HHS asked a committee of experts on blood and tissue donations to reexamine the policy and see if there is a way to let at least some gays donate blood.

Some gays? We need blood diversity now? When people start contracting blood diseases who gets sued?

We have lost all common sense as a country.

79 posted on 07/27/2011 2:49:40 AM PDT by hattend (Its a matter of public record that I did not go to Harvard Law School, but I can add. - Sarah Palin)
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To: Truth29

“unless you have enough time to bring your own donors “

Unless they can guarantee you that you’ll receive the exact blood of the donors you’ve lined up, that may not be the answer. I think they just take those people’s blood and stockpile it in the bank, and you may or may not receive that blood. It’s considered to be donated for you, but it’s on behalf of you in reality. (Anyhow, that’s what I was told when I did our blood drives at the office years ago.)


80 posted on 07/27/2011 5:22:10 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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