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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

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1 posted on 07/26/2011 6:29:37 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Insane. The flippin’ world’s gone INSANE.


2 posted on 07/26/2011 6:30:51 PM PDT by Pravious
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To: Nachum

So, now they want to spread disease?


3 posted on 07/26/2011 6:31:07 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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4 posted on 07/26/2011 6:31:20 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
In the current climate, the study will be driven by political goals and reach the PC political conclusion. The blood supply will be tainted and the only way to protect your self is through autologous donation.
5 posted on 07/26/2011 6:34:22 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Nachum

NO. NO. A thousand times: NO.


6 posted on 07/26/2011 6:34:22 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Eh ?)
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To: Nachum

I guess the chance to spread your diseases to people who are injured or ill is a right.

But driving your car on a public road is a privilege.


7 posted on 07/26/2011 6:34:50 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Nachum
Way back when I was a poor student I sold my blood.

Hell I would have sold a kidney if it would cover all my tuition.

Anyway, when I discovered that they paid an extra $5 for a “bad stick” (blood leaked subdermally) I was batting 1.000 for bad sticks.

Who knew?

8 posted on 07/26/2011 6:35:20 PM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President. Alea iacta est!)
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To: Pravious
I'll just die then....I won't take blood that may or may not be safe...

freaking idiots.

9 posted on 07/26/2011 6:38:33 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Nachum

10 posted on 07/26/2011 6:39:42 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: Nachum

These are the people who have taken control of the entire medical complex in this country.

God help us.


11 posted on 07/26/2011 6:39:58 PM PDT by Westbrook
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To: Nachum

Probably an alternative in case their death panels don’t work out. Pump ‘em full of HIV. Isn’t “government” great!!!


12 posted on 07/26/2011 6:40:43 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Barry! Compromise this!!!)
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To: Nachum

So when liberals contract some vile illness because of a change in this policy, will they smile and “celebrate diversity” as their lives are cut short by said vile illness?

Nah, they’ll probably blame Bush or Palin.

Political correctness is a disease of its own...it attacks the brain cells that hold common sense.


13 posted on 07/26/2011 6:42:35 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Nachum

I’m a 10 gallon donor. I won’t give another pint if they let gays donate blood.


14 posted on 07/26/2011 6:43:10 PM PDT by Amadeo
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To: Nachum
Let me be clear, we're all bug chasers now. - Hugo Bama
15 posted on 07/26/2011 6:43:21 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Nachum

Are they also gonna loosen up the Mad Cow restrictions? Seems to me those make a lot less sense than the restrictions on gay men.


16 posted on 07/26/2011 6:44:39 PM PDT by mewzilla (Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
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To: Westbrook
And God help them if there is an outbreak of AIDS or other STDs.
17 posted on 07/26/2011 6:45:18 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: Nachum

Let’s ask the hemopheliacs how they feel about this....

....

Oh, that’s right! Silly me. THEY’RE ALL DEAD!


18 posted on 07/26/2011 6:46:46 PM PDT by Dogbert41 (http://www.durban3nyc.com/. Go there and learn what those who seek to destroy Israel are up to)
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To: Nachum

This MUST be used in a campaign ad. That will wake up a few more people.


19 posted on 07/26/2011 6:47:52 PM PDT by Linda Frances
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To: Nachum

Arthur Ashe was unavailable for comment.


20 posted on 07/26/2011 6:48:23 PM PDT by 04-Bravo
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To: Mikey_1962

I remember that trick! The extra $5 bought a lot of instant noodles and catsup back in the day ... best spaghetti in the world when you are hungry. ;-)


21 posted on 07/26/2011 6:49:29 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: Amadeo

I’m a 10 gallon donor. I won’t give another pint if they let gays donate blood.


The left has no problem taking your money. Why would they stop there & take your blood. Remember social justice.


22 posted on 07/26/2011 6:50:03 PM PDT by Linda Frances
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To: Nachum

Here’s a thought.

How many of them give blood anyway and lie about their status right now?


23 posted on 07/26/2011 6:54:05 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Pravious

Just great. They won’t even label the blood as FUDGEPACKER and allow me the blood recipient to know if the blood which it came from was from an ass muncher.


24 posted on 07/26/2011 6:54:09 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Just the latest Govt. plan to reduce the population. AlGore would approve, I’m sure.


25 posted on 07/26/2011 6:55:27 PM PDT by pankot
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To: Nachum

Totally irresponsible, malfeasance at the highest levels- we are regulating smoking because of the harm that could potentially be caused by second hand smoke and here we will allow the donation of blood from a population that also practices known unsafe behavior with a known killer disease that is not immediately traceable.
How many more innocent people have to die? Who’s truly thinking about the typical Liberal psuedo constituency “the children?”
Truly evil, demonic, unconscionable, stupid...

Data from wikipedia:
- Since discovery 1981 to 2006, AIDS killed more than 25 million people
- 2.6 million people were newly infected in 2009
- Incubation AIDS at a variable rate affected by viral, host, and environmental factors; most will progress to AIDS within 10 years of HIV infection
- average survival time with anti-retroviral therapy was estimated to be more than 5 years as of 2005; Without anti-retroviral therapy, someone who has AIDS typically dies within a year.


26 posted on 07/26/2011 6:55:42 PM PDT by lfrank
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To: Truth29

“...the only way to protect your self is through autologous donation.”

I did that before my hip replacement surgery. It works well if you have scheduled surgery and have the time, but in an emergency, what can you do?


27 posted on 07/26/2011 6:56:11 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: Truth29

“...the only way to protect your self is through autologous donation.”

I did that before my hip replacement surgery. It works well if you have scheduled surgery and have the time, but in an emergency, what can you do?


28 posted on 07/26/2011 6:56:21 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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Having lived in Britain in the mid-80’s, neither my husband nor I can donate NYMORE. We were both previous 1+ gallon donors for a long time. I used to work in one of the big hospitals on the east coast. I am O+ and would get a call when they were running low. Not now.
29 posted on 07/26/2011 6:57:44 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: mewzilla
Having lived in Britain in the mid-80’s, neither my husband nor I can donate ANYMORE. We were both previous 1+ gallon donors for a long time. I used to work in one of the big hospitals on the east coast. I am O+ and would get a call when they were running low. Not now.
30 posted on 07/26/2011 6:58:04 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: lfrank

This is what politically correct insanity looks like,
and if you challenge it, you may at some time in the
future find yourself locked up as mentally ill.


31 posted on 07/26/2011 6:58:23 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Nachum
ave an HIV infection rate 60 times higher than that of the general population

It's not just HIV. There's plenty of other diseases as well.

32 posted on 07/26/2011 6:58:58 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: doc1019
The extra $5 bought a lot of instant noodles and catsup back in the day ...

Hot Damn! Real (fake) Spaghetti!

I was smart enough to rent a place over a Polish Bar in Hamtramck Michigan.

Growing up Irish Catholic I ever had Polish food.

Every night I'd sneak down to see if there were ant leftovers: always was.

I ate things I had never heard of: Duck's blood soup, Galumpkis, Pierogis, etc.

I gained 5 pounds in 2 months!

33 posted on 07/26/2011 7:00:42 PM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President. Alea iacta est!)
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To: Nachum

Sounds like a good business opportunity for a private blood bank that would actually try to protect it’s supply.


34 posted on 07/26/2011 7:02:41 PM PDT by vikingd00d (chown -R us ./base)
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To: LostInBayport
No, they will blame the CIA for creating the disease and Reagan for not curing it.
35 posted on 07/26/2011 7:03:58 PM PDT by JimC214
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To: Nachum

The blood bank is supposed to test each and every pint donated for diseases, regardless of the donor’s interview responses about fitness to donate.

This is all about making some donor group “feel good” about itself at the expense of the health of other people.

Look at all the hoops the responsible, honest donors have to jump through. Anyone who has donated blood knows the drill. This renders all of their efforts meaningless.


36 posted on 07/26/2011 7:04:32 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Nachum

You should store your own blood.


37 posted on 07/26/2011 7:06:01 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obama, eat your GOPeas.)
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To: Mikey_1962

Worked as a part time cab driver, you would be surprised at the amount of food left in cabs. Not to mention the drunks that offer to buy you something to eat if you will wait for them at a carry out restaurant. Didn’t gain much weight, however, between the instant noodles and the cab driving food train, I did all right. ;-)


38 posted on 07/26/2011 7:08:10 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: MayflowerMadam
"I did that before my hip replacement surgery. It works well if you have scheduled surgery and have the time, but in an emergency, what can you do?"

Right, no real protection possible in an emergency unless you have enough time to bring your own donors or some other solution I haven't thought of.

39 posted on 07/26/2011 7:13:36 PM PDT by Truth29
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Here’s a thought.

How many of them give blood anyway and lie about their status right now? That should be classified felony - attempted murder with a mandatory 10 year sentence.

I have a rare blood type and get called to donate on the exact day I am able to redonate after my last donation, just like clockwork. I too will drop out if homosexuals tait our blood supply.

40 posted on 07/26/2011 7:18:58 PM PDT by Conservative_Rob
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Blood doesn't last that long and you'd have to be able to anticipate your needs.

Donated red blood cells must be used within 42 days of collection.
Donated platelets must be used within five days of collection.
Plasma can be frozen and used for up to a year.
Source

41 posted on 07/26/2011 7:20:09 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama until 2017. It really could happen.)
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"I have a rare blood type and get called to donate on the exact day I am able to redonate after my last donation, just like clockwork. I too will drop out if homosexuals tait our blood supply."

Yeah, me too. But I would never think of dropping out. All the more reason to be faithful.

42 posted on 07/26/2011 7:23:12 PM PDT by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: lfrank
It is for the common good.

Under 0bamacare the gay blood would only be given those heteros over 75 years of age.

If a supply remains give it to the heteros over 65 and even younger if the supply is available.

Then the Death Panels would deny treatment for aids which would reduce the number of people drawing social security and heath care benefits.

A win/win proposition

43 posted on 07/26/2011 7:25:24 PM PDT by TYVets (Pure-Gas.org ..... ethanol free gasoline by state and city)
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To: originalbuckeye

Isn’t that because of mad cow?


44 posted on 07/26/2011 7:31:25 PM PDT by meatloaf
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After all, what’s a little AIDS compared to the benefits of political correctness!@!!!


45 posted on 07/26/2011 7:32:26 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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Will the military take blood from fudgepacking troops and give it to other troops?


46 posted on 07/26/2011 7:37:15 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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US President Barack Obama has announced the 17-year military ban on openly gay service will end on Sept.20 2011.
More than 13,000 service members have been dismissed under the policy of DADT, and many will try to get back into the U.S. Military. My spouse and kids are my walking blood donors, that’s it!


47 posted on 07/26/2011 7:57:23 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: thecodont
The blood bank is supposed to test each and every pint donated for diseases, regardless of the donor’s interview responses about fitness to donate.

There is an occult incubation period shortly after infection which eludes many of the HIV tests. Even if perfected, should we really allow for the possibility of a botched testing procedure for a unit of blood that may be used by the general population?

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.

48 posted on 07/26/2011 7:59:38 PM PDT by fwdude
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Probably already know. HIV is a protected disease. As a patient, will I have a right to know where the blood is coming from?
Protection of the rights of minorities has gone to far.
I guess next it will be the right of an alcoholic to donate his liver.
49 posted on 07/26/2011 7:59:43 PM PDT by JimmyMc
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To: GeronL

Will they finally be satisfied when half the world is queer and the other half is infected with AIDS?


50 posted on 07/26/2011 8:01:19 PM PDT by liberalism is suicide (Communism,fascism-no matter how you slice socialism, its still baloney)
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