Obama administration lifts lifetime ban on gay men donating blood

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Obama administration lifts lifetime ban on gay men donating blood

The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was lifting a lifetime ban on homosexual or bisexual men from donating blood, as long as they had not had sex for at least a year, reports LifeSiteNews.

The FDA action contradicts a decision earlier this month from its own expert panel, which did not recommend changing the lifetime ban for men having sex with men, as well as hearing expert testimony that a one-year ban would not be adequate to protect public health.

A panel of 17 experts on the FDA's Blood Products Advisory Panel voted against the change this month, but an HHS panel had backed the one-year limit.

In a press release, the FDA insisted that it had “carefully examined and considered the available scientific evidence” and taken into account “the recommendations of advisory committees to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the FDA” before making its decision.

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