March 17, 2006
Illinois Group to Positive Athletes: Stay Home
March 17, 2006—A conversative Illinois group is calling on President Bush to block HIV positive athletes from entering the country this summer for the Gay Games in Chicago. Peter LaBarbera, head of the Illinois Family Institute, contends the players would be hazardous to the public health and is urging national organizations to join his cause. U.S. law bars positive foreigners from crossing our borders, but the president approved a special Games waiver last month, as he did in 1994.
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