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National AIDS Trust says Northern Ireland should match rest of UK on blood donation rules

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  1. ChrisMorley 15 Oct 2013, 6:13pm

    It looks like the NI administration will appeal because it sets a serious precedent for Westminster over-ruling other NI decisions.
    They should be worried too: if the NI blood ban is “irrational” so is the NI refusal to allow LGBT marriage.

    Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has said that last week’s court decision to rule against Health Minister Edwin Poots’ continued enforcement of the policy will be subjected to an appeal.

  2. Mike Hernandez 16 Oct 2013, 7:15pm

    Can you please sign and forward my petition to allow gay men the right to donate blood at http://www.change.org/petitions/u-s-food-and-drug-administration-allow-gay-men-to-donate-blood
    To get more information please like the page when you get a chance: http://www.facebook.com/weallrequal

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