Judge rules gay blood ban 'irrational'

Judge rules gay blood ban 'irrational'

There are 26 comments on the UTV story from Oct 12, 2013, titled Judge rules gay blood ban 'irrational'. In it, UTV reports that:

The ban on gay men giving blood in Northern Ireland is irrational, a High Court judge has ruled - adding that Health Minister Edwin Poots broke the ministerial code over the issue.

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“RAINBOW POWER!”

Since: Oct 08

I Am What I Am.

#21 Oct 13, 2013
Rainbow Kid wrote:
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LOL! That would raise the price of a quart of blood to tens of thousands of dollars
LOL! I was being sarcastic.
Gay Bar Mitzfah

Florence, MA

#22 Oct 13, 2013
Futtbucking anything is dangerous and unhealthy.
PITTSCITY DIDDLERS

Agawam, MA

#24 Oct 14, 2013
If given the choice why would anyone want to accept blood from, well, ya know.

“Unconvinced”

Since: Nov 09

Seattle, WA

#25 Oct 14, 2013
The Shadow wrote:
There's a reason why queers can't legally donate blood in the US.
Ha ha, yes we can, there's no law. You're irrational. Don't catch anything from your big bad ban! It keeps out all the NO ONE!
Gremlin

Louisville, KY

#26 Oct 20, 2013
EdmondWA wrote:
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Ha ha, yes we can, there's no law. You're irrational. Don't catch anything from your big bad ban! It keeps out all the NO ONE!
As a self respecting gay person, I would NEVER donate blood....there's always the chance my blood might end up in in the veins of a bigot.

“Unconvinced”

Since: Nov 09

Seattle, WA

#27 Oct 21, 2013
Gremlin wrote:
As a self respecting gay person, I would NEVER donate blood....there's always the chance my blood might end up in in the veins of a bigot.
Living well is its own reward.

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