WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 11 Family Research Council Senior Fellow Peter Sprigg

testifies before the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability (ACBSA), urging the committee to maintain the current policy which permanently defers men who have had sex with men since 1977 as blood donors.

Read the entire written testimony here.

The ACBSA voted 9-6 against lifting the ban. For more, read today's Washington Update and FRC's Press Release.