Senator Boxer: Giving Hope to Those Living with HIV/AIDS

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
2013-06-18 17:26:08
News from Barbara Boxer, United States Senator from California Dear Friend: Last night the Senate passed the HOPE Act (HIV Organ Policy Equity Act), a bill I wrote with Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) that would end the outdated federal ban on research into organ donations from HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients.� Medical researchers believe these transplants have the potential to save hundreds of lives each year. � With so many lives at stake, it is time to allow America�s top doctors and scientists to conduct the critical research that offers hope to thousands of HIV-positive patients and their families.� To read more, please go to: www.boxer.senate.gov/en/press/releases/061813.cfm. Sincerely, Barbara Boxer United States Senator


June 18, 2013

Dear Friend:

Last night the Senate passed the HOPE Act (HIV Organ Policy Equity Act), a bill I wrote with Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) that would end the outdated federal ban on research into organ donations from HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients.  Medical researchers believe these transplants have the potential to save hundreds of lives each year.  

With so many lives at stake, it is time to allow America�s top doctors and scientists to conduct the critical research that offers hope to thousands of HIV-positive patients and their families.  To read more, please click

 


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