Thursday, July 17, 2008

Great News

From Andrew Sullivan: the HIV travel ban is gone. He's been working hard (and enlisting the support of his many readers) to get rid of this terrible provision, and it looks like the battle is finally over.

This is the best way to deal with the legacy of Jesse Helms: unraveling it piece by piece. The Senate lifted a huge burden for many people today.

1 comment:

Alexander Haddad said...

I don't know if you heard, but apparently the Republicans were trying to name some HIV-AIDS humanitarian bill for Jesse Helms. Keith Olbermann pointed out last night that that would be like naming a pro-Israel bill after Hitler.