Indiana Experiences HIV Outbreak; NPR Blames Closed Planned Parenthood Clinic

Of course NPR is going to blame what is being called an HIV epidemic on the fact that a particular Planned Parenthood clinic was shut down. But this is a classic case of post hoc ergo propter hoc. Just because something happens after something else doesn’t mean that the first event caused the other. Correlation doesn’t imply causation. They’re only blaming the outbreak on the closed Planned Parenthood clinic, because Planned Parenthood’s gotten a lot of flak recently. Someone’s got to Read more […]

San Fran Wants to Let Homosexuals Donate Blood

For the time being, federal regulations prohibit male homosexuals from donating blood because of their increased risk of HIV/AIDS infection. Now, San Francisco Supervisor Scott Weiner has introduced a resolution to change that: Weiner told KTVU in San Francisco that the city has to make a statement to the FDA that times and technology are changing. He charged, “It’s discriminatory, it has no basis in public health. All donated blood is heavily tested, and it’s depriving our country of a Read more […]