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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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I have spoken and written about the tense and deadly situation in Ukraine over the past nine months, but with the downing of MH17 last week by presumably renegade forces in Eastern Ukraine, a new chapter in

News: Botswana gay activists to sue gov’t over blood donation ban

From Agence de Presse Africaine: The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) said Wednesday it is weighing legal options to take the Botswana government to court for barring members of the gays and lesbian community

White House Petition: End the FDA Gay Blood Ban

Call On HHS & The FDA To End Their Ban Against Gay & Bisexual Male Blood Donors The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) bans gay & bisexual men from donating blood. The current lifetime deferral focuses

News: Poachers Continue Elephant Slaughter

From CNN.com: Poachers killed one of Kenya’s most beloved elephants — a behemoth animal with tusks so large, they touched the ground. Satao was shot with poisoned arrows in the sprawling Tsavo National Park in the country’s

Medical Marijuana Continues to Evolve

As is true with many issues in politics, my own opinion on medical marijuana has been an evolving viewpoint. This week I’m going to touch on two topics: medical marijuana and the recreational use of marijuana. Please