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Congressmen Send Letter to Sebelius Backing Move to Let 'Low-Risk' Homosexuals Donate Blood
http://cnsnews.com ^ | June 14, 2012 | Penny Starr

Posted on 06/15/2012 6:51:27 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U

CNSNews.com) – Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) sent a letter signed by 62 other Democrats to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, supporting her agency's review of the policy that bans homosexual and bisexual men from donating blood. The Democrats say the ban is “outdated,” and they called the HHS pilot study an important step in "assessing the feasibility of allowing healthy gay and bisexual men to donate blood while maintaining the safety of our blood supply."

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KEYWORDS: aids; blood; bloodsupply; hepatitis; hiv; homonaziagenda; homosexualagenda; lgbt; publichealth; sourcetitlenoturl
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Playing Russian roulette with our lives. Outdated? I think not. Typical Democrat move.

It's bad enough not knowing what you're getting but adding this to the chain make it even more frightening.

1 posted on 06/15/2012 6:51:35 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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To: TribalPrincess2U

All 62 of them should be given a transfusion with some of that “low risk” blood donated by homosexuals.


2 posted on 06/15/2012 6:58:43 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Why? So the homos can feel good about themselves? Seriously? I wonder if they put one of those warning labels the liberals are so fond of on the donor blood that the doctors had to tell you about. How many people would say, “Oh sure go ahead and pump the ‘low risk’ sodomite blood into me.” Would Sebelius want it for herself of family members? Maybe someone should ask her.


3 posted on 06/15/2012 6:59:24 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
Oh hell no! Any politician that votes for this or if sebelius approves it... every one of these people should face murder charges when the first person is AGAIN infected by tainted blood.

LLS

4 posted on 06/15/2012 6:59:42 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Obama truly is the first gay President. It seems he is more focused on homosexual issues than literally any other issue. Is it because for homosexual issues, he can just issue mandates without needing to work with other branches of Gov’t, so its easier for him?

His administration’s preoccupation with homosexuality is both puzzling and stunning at the same time.


5 posted on 06/15/2012 7:01:38 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: TribalPrincess2U
There is no such thing as a low risk homosexual.
Just by pure numbers they have the highest rate of all hepatitis, aids, and other blood born pathogens.
6 posted on 06/15/2012 7:02:59 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: PGR88

It’s all about votes mostly.IMO


7 posted on 06/15/2012 7:02:59 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

re: “Congressmen Send Letter to Sebelius Backing Move to Let ‘Low-Risk’ Homosexuals Donate Blood”

Ok - how about an amendment to this bill that would allow people who WANT blood transfusions from homosexuals can get it - and, that Senator Kerry and his family be required to ONLY get blood transfusions from homosexuals - and, this same rule should apply to all the idiots who sign onto this bill.


8 posted on 06/15/2012 7:02:59 AM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: rusty schucklefurd

BINGO!


9 posted on 06/15/2012 7:03:57 AM PDT by A. Morgan (Ayn Rand: "You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.")
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To: rusty schucklefurd
Ok - how about an amendment to this bill that would allow people who WANT blood transfusions from homosexuals can get it - and, that Senator Kerry and his family be required to ONLY get blood transfusions from homosexuals - and, this same rule should apply to all the idiots who sign onto this bill

That would be okay by me. Never happen tho,

10 posted on 06/15/2012 7:05:22 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.)..co-conspirators.
11 posted on 06/15/2012 7:05:43 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: TribalPrincess2U

These 63 (including Kathleen Sebelius) should show the way by volunteering to take some of this “low risk” blood).


12 posted on 06/15/2012 7:08:00 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Ineptocracy; the Obama way.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
healthy gay and bisexual men

An oxymoron, since the risk is continuous.

Taking common sense measures to minimize the risk of contaminating the blood supply is politically "outdated" to democrats. Instead they ruthlessly pander to their donor base.

13 posted on 06/15/2012 7:09:45 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: TribalPrincess2U

I once showed a liberal CDC data, showing that HIV (and alot of other diseases) were most prevalent in gays.

Her response:

Your data in ‘outdated’.

I see a meme coming on.


14 posted on 06/15/2012 7:11:43 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

What really pizzes me off is the way they are trying to force all this ‘healthy’ stuff down our throats. Be healthy, move. Don’t eat peanut butter and jelly. Down-size your food. Don’t eat popcorn—but getting blood from a homo is okay.

I’d rather die a fat old woman then what I could get from a homo.


15 posted on 06/15/2012 7:12:43 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: rusty schucklefurd
Ok - how about an amendment to this bill that would allow people who WANT blood transfusions from homosexuals can get it - and, that Senator Kerry and his family be required to ONLY get blood transfusions from homosexuals - and, this same rule should apply to all the idiots who sign onto this bill.

Sounds fair to me.

16 posted on 06/15/2012 7:12:43 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Hell NO !


17 posted on 06/15/2012 7:12:53 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: TribalPrincess2U

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/msm/index.htm

Per the CDC website, men having sex with men make up 2% of the population, but in 2009 accounted for 61% of new HIV infections.

Who are these ‘low risk’ homosexuals?

When you give blood, they don’t ask if you’re gay...just if you’ve had gay sex. How is anybody who answers affirmatively to that question ‘low risk’?


18 posted on 06/15/2012 7:14:16 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Civilization - the ultimate target of liberals


19 posted on 06/15/2012 7:15:28 AM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: PGR88
His administration’s preoccupation with homosexuality is both puzzling and stunning at the same time.

Maybe Larry Sinclair is telling the truth.

20 posted on 06/15/2012 7:17:15 AM PDT by rocksblues (Obama, the biggest liar in the history of American politics!)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Self-esteem > common sense....what could go wrong?


21 posted on 06/15/2012 7:18:21 AM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

> ‘Low-Risk’ Homosexuals

This is a contradiction in terms.

Like, “Low-Risk’ prostitute, or ‘Low-Risk’ drug addict.


22 posted on 06/15/2012 7:21:17 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: PGR88

> His administration’s preoccupation with homosexuality is
> both puzzling and stunning at the same time.

Not at all.

It’s an important part of the revolutionary agenda to overthrow all sexual moral compass.

The only prevailing moral compass consists of the vicissitudes of political correctness.


23 posted on 06/15/2012 7:24:05 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

We the People want to see a photo of all 62 democrats and their families receiving blood transfusions from a safe homosexual donor. Just a needleful will do


24 posted on 06/15/2012 7:31:11 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

No thanks. LGBT rights should not be a suicide pact for the rest of us. Public health and all that.


25 posted on 06/15/2012 7:35:55 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Kerry and Quigley were probably told they couldn’t donate.


26 posted on 06/15/2012 7:39:43 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: onedoug

I see how this is going to play out.

You get a transfusion from tainted blood. You go to your insurance company and they say Obamacare doesn’t cover that. Take an aspirin, buy some diapers and go home and bleed to death.


27 posted on 06/15/2012 7:42:10 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: silverleaf

Why only a needleful? Give them a standard whole pint.


28 posted on 06/15/2012 7:43:42 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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And just what is a ‘low-risk’? I worked in a plasma pheresis/blood donation center in a big city once. How can you tell a high-risk homosexual donor from a safe homosexual donor? You can’t.

Whether you like it or not both are donating blood everyday. The only thing stopping them is self-reporting that they engage in risky behavior. They sign a paper stating they do not and they give blood. Even drag queens dressed to the hilt donate. I have seen it.

Those centers are for-profit organizations and turn a blind eye if it will interfere with them collecting $$. I quit working there after I observed risky behavior not only by the donors, but the staff. Blood money.

Sanctioning it will only make it worse. The only safe way to receive ‘safe’ blood is to have a family member or fried donate directly for you. MOO


29 posted on 06/15/2012 7:46:09 AM PDT by Jenny217
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To: Jenny217

“friend”


30 posted on 06/15/2012 7:48:09 AM PDT by Jenny217
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To: TribalPrincess2U

If they are so “low-risk”, the letter writers/signers should explain the deaths of an entire generation of hemophiliacs from the use of blood products derived from an unscreened population back in the 80s. Since there is not a satisfactory answer to that, this letter is based on pure politics rather than medical science and data.

The blood donation system has determined that I’m an unsuitable donor due to living in Europe as a member of the US military with potential exposure to BSE (”mad cow”). While that could also be called “low risk”, they have chosen not to take the chance. Are there no logical thinkers left in the world????


31 posted on 06/15/2012 7:49:07 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
What really pizzes me off is the way they are trying to force all this ‘healthy’ stuff down our throats. Be healthy, move. Don’t eat peanut butter and jelly. Down-size your food. Don’t eat popcorn—but getting blood from a homo is okay.

Touche!

32 posted on 06/15/2012 8:05:42 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Hey Kerry, you first.


33 posted on 06/15/2012 8:18:07 AM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: rusty schucklefurd

Given the Left’s worship of deceit and hypocrisy, I’ll assume these congressmen are busy as we speak, stockpiling a cache of certified homo-free blood for themselves.


34 posted on 06/15/2012 8:24:53 AM PDT by FlyVet
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Kerry gets the dumbass award.
Liberalism really is a mental disorder.


35 posted on 06/15/2012 8:36:01 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (My Governor's a JEDI, Wisconsin for the WIN ! June 5, 2012)
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To: svcw

Your comment is right on the button. Just a simple numbers
game is all that is needed. Why don’t they allow low level
risk homosexuals to donate blood only to homosexuals? Cause the
risk is too high of infecting all of them.

Your tagline is very insightful also.

Both of your comments underscore the inability of some
other people to think one or two steps of
complexity past their position.


36 posted on 06/15/2012 8:36:58 AM PDT by Getready (Wisdom is more valuable than gold and diamonds, and harder to find.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

It’s time for democrat blood banks and Republcan blood banks ... democrat hospitals and republican hospitals. People lying about their political leanings will be fined... Then let ‘em do whatever they want...


37 posted on 06/15/2012 8:38:13 AM PDT by GOPJ (Take your little hammer, little sickle and your scary red signs with a fist on it, and go home...)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
It’s all about votes mostly.

Close. Pandering to 2% of genpop is not about votes though. Pandering to the greatly inflated percentage of rich Hollywood types is the goal here.

As ever, follow the money.

38 posted on 06/15/2012 8:40:25 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: svcw

Your comment is right on the button. Just a simple numbers
game is all that is needed. Why don’t they allow low level
risk homosexuals to donate blood ONLY to homosexuals? Cause the
risk is too high of infecting all of them.

Your tagline is very insightful also.

Both of your comments underscore the inability of some
other people to think one or two steps past the
immediate ramifications of their position.


39 posted on 06/15/2012 8:40:37 AM PDT by Getready (Wisdom is more valuable than gold and diamonds, and harder to find.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

I am prohibited from donating because I served (Army) in Germany 26 years ago. My daughter is prohibited from donating because she was born in Germany 28 years ago and lived there until the ripe old age of 2. The reason? Fear of spreading mad cow disease. I think if they want to get donors, they should end these bans long before they eliminate the ban on “low risk” homosexual donations.


40 posted on 06/15/2012 8:43:58 AM PDT by callthemlikeyouseethem (Biden10/19/08: "I probably shouldn't have said all this because.. the press is here")
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To: Jenny217

Thanks for you information. But >I have heard that sometimes
donations from a family member can be risky also, since
many family members lie about their past behaviour.

The truth is blood transfusion is risky anyway, and should
only be given when absolutely necessary, as in life saving.


41 posted on 06/15/2012 8:45:46 AM PDT by Getready (Wisdom is more valuable than gold and diamonds, and harder to find.)
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To: Jenny217

Thanks for you information. But >I have heard that sometimes
donations from a family member can be risky also, since
many family members lie about their past behaviour.

The truth is blood transfusion is risky anyway, and should
only be given when absolutely necessary, as in life saving.

There are some hospitals that will allow you to donate your
own blood months before an elective procedure. Or they use
low blood usage procedures.


42 posted on 06/15/2012 8:47:45 AM PDT by Getready (Wisdom is more valuable than gold and diamonds, and harder to find.)
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To: Getready

Hey, you better check your fingers, hitting the “post” key
twice for one post is no good.


43 posted on 06/15/2012 8:50:26 AM PDT by Getready (Wisdom is more valuable than gold and diamonds, and harder to find.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

a “low risk” homosexual is like being a little bit pregnant.


44 posted on 06/15/2012 9:06:27 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

“Low risk blood” has already killed tens of thousands just so the homosexuals wouldn’t feel offended.


45 posted on 06/15/2012 9:22:50 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Who among us would want homo blood in our veins?


46 posted on 06/15/2012 10:53:13 AM PDT by Woodsman27
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Solicited by Sebelius, no doubt.


47 posted on 06/15/2012 10:53:37 AM PDT by expat2
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To: TribalPrincess2U

What is the reason for this?

To spit on us and show us who really has the power?

To make queers feel better?

Does someone, somewhere believe it is necessary?

Or is it just another step in tightening the screws on us a little more?


48 posted on 06/15/2012 10:57:20 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: Woodsman27
Who among us would want homo blood in our veins?

"Hey! Over here! I'll take it - all you got."

"What difference will another gallon or two make?"


49 posted on 06/15/2012 11:14:50 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: Woodsman27
Who among us would want homo blood in our veins?

Let's hope a lot of dimwads get what they deserve.

50 posted on 06/15/2012 11:48:30 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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