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Story Retrieval Date: 9/1/2014 1:32:25 PM CST
Advocates complain that the ban is "medically and scientific unwarranted."
Red Cross, FDA differ on blood donation policy
Since 2006 the Red Cross has supported a change to the ban against men that have sex with men.
A recent push to end the Food and Drug Administration's ban on men who have sex with men from donating blood has some reexamining the policy.