Clean Needles Save Lives



A group of 26 AIDS activists were arrested in DC today after chaining themselves together in the Capitol Rotunda to protest President Obama's failure to lift a ban on funding needle exchange programs. The activists, from a coalition of groups, said Obama had renegged on campaign promises to help overturn the ban. For more go here.

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