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Last week we posted about a young man who was unable to donate some of his organs after he passed away due to his classification as a gay male, born after 1977. Because no one could verify

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Excerpt: A portion of a deceased teen’s organ donation has been rejected because he was gay. But a Food and Drug Administration policy, which prohibits men who have sex with men from donating tissue, has barred Betts

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The 2014 Annual Report from the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds report on the current and projected financial status of the two programs. “Neither Medicare nor Social Security can sustain projected long-run program

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Technology questions aside, I believe in a fair, open, and free Internet. And here is why. Here in the United States, since the dawning days of the Internet, we have been free and able to publish anything

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In the past, I have given an overview of the Social Security safety-net and presented some of the challenges the program has over the next 20 years. Recently, the seven-term senior Senator from Utah and Ranking Member

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via Breitbart News: San Francisco Presses Feds to End Ban on Gay Male Blood Donations Excerpt: In 1983, as the AIDS epidemic was raging, gays and bisexual men were banned from donating blood by the FDA. Now

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As Michael Sam recently accepted the 2014 Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, a sense of pride and honor came over me. I now live in a world where there is a gay NBA player, a