Senators Push To End The Research Ban On HIV-Positive Organ Donations

From ThinkProgress Thu Feb 14 2013, 18:05:02

Twenty five years after an amendment to the National Organ Transplant Act made it illegal for HIV-positive Americans to receive organ transplants from HIV-positive donors -- or to even conduct research on such transplants -- a bipartisan group of senators is hoping to reverse course. Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Tom Coburn (R-OK) introduced the [...]

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