June 25, 2013
American Medical Association Opposes FDA Gay Blood Ban
The American Medical Association (AMA) has voted to oppose the ban by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that forbids gay men from donating blood, ABC News reports. The AMA wants the FDA to evaluate gay men individually for HIV risk. Advocates have been urging the FDA to change its policy for years. They argue that the policy, which was instituted in 1983, is outdated based on current science.
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