Weiner told KTVU in San Francisco that the city has to make a statement to the FDA that times and technology are changing. He charged, “It’s discriminatory, it has no basis in public health. All donated blood is heavily tested, and it’s depriving our country of a lot of blood that could be donated to help save peoples’ lives.”
A lesbian who has been donating blood for thirty years snapped to KTVU, “I think it’s time for the government to take its regulatory self and shove it, to tell you the truth. If the blood is clean, we need it. Use it.”
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