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Alone in a City's Battle Against AIDS," Hoping for Backup


Society & Culture  (tags: Washing DC, Prevention Works, Political barriers, AIDS, Safe needle exchange, government, healthcare, media, politics, drugs, law, rights )

Barbara
- 2835 days ago - nytimes.com
The nation's capital is the only city in the country barred by federal law from using local tax money to finance needle exchange programs. It is also the city with the fastest-growing number of new AIDS cases....



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Sammantha L. (126)
Saturday June 2, 2007, 1:11 pm
More stupidity from Washington!!!!
 

Gina H. (28)
Sunday June 3, 2007, 1:41 pm
Would we expect anything more from Washington DC?
 

David Cromie (6)
Friday June 8, 2007, 4:20 am
'Stupidity' hardly covers it, Sammantha, this is criminal!! Reminds me of the attitude to New Orleans, after the Katrina disaster, it is mostly the poor who are affected, and they don't count!
Are the inhabitants of Washington DC still denied the vote?
 
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