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Shutdown Locks 30 Kids With Cancer Out of Treatment Programs Per Week

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, health, children, cancer patients, government shutdown, Obamacare, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

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Each week that Republican politicians refuse to end the shutdown of the federal government results in 200 cancer patients being unable to enroll in treatment programs at the National Institutes of Health, 30 of them children.

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Yvette S (35)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:54 pm
Terrible! Sadly noted

Fiona O (566)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 2:42 pm
In other words, living sick children are being MURDERED, by the same people who scream against abortion rights.

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 3:02 pm
Please tell me that this article is not true. This is just terrible.

Nancy M (197)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 3:11 pm
And I bet they are proud of this.

Jason S (50)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 7:05 pm
Sad, Good posting, thanks

Diane K (134)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 7:37 pm
It's sad news. thanks, Carrie.

Robert Hardy (68)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 8:54 pm
So very sad. People who don't care about consequences.

Ganaisha Calvin (7)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 10:27 pm
always the children who suffer

Carrie W (6)
Friday October 4, 2013, 2:25 pm

"“If you can help one child who has cancer, why wouldn’t you do it?” the reporter asked.

“Why would we want to do that?” Mr. Reid snapped back. “I have 1,100 people at Nellis Air Force Base that are sitting home. They have a few problems of their own. This is — to have someone of your intelligence to suggest such a thing maybe means you’re irresponsible and reckless.”

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